can we just talk about how well tony’s sexuality was handled in 13 reasons why?
his character didn’t revolve around him being gay even after he told clay he was gay, i don’t even think they mentioned it again
his relationship with his boyfriend never felt forced into the story, anytime brad showed up he had a purpose like being someone tony could talk to and therefore giving us an insight into tony’s thoughts about everything
the others never used his sexuality in an insulting way when they were talking about him
he wasn’t stereotyped in any way. justin and the others seemed intimated by him, he wore leather, drove a badass classical mustang, did rock climbing without safety gear, etc.
Tony wasn’t following Clay around to make sure he was listening to the tapes he was following him around because he was scared of what Clay would do when he heard his. He didn’t want to find Clay like he found Hannah.
pasek & paul: we pitched the weirdest idea for a musical
me, looking up from where i’m seated in the literal middle of a theater-large stage while an anachronistic electro-pop opera of leo tolstoy’s war and peace is being performed with thirty seven genres of music beautifully dovetailed into a seamless production that shows the greatest depiction of the realities of searching for love & meaning when you don’t know what love & meaning are, taking centuries old words and abstract concepts and making them visceral enough for you to follow every word and sob like an infant is playing: what