"What makes Orange Is the New Black truly progressive, however, is how its content expands the definition of the word “queer.” Whereas the word has become a reclaimed term to signify the endless alphabet of identities under the LGBT umbrella, OITNB’s diversity extends not just to its groundbreaking sapphic and transgender inclusion. Orange Is the New Black focuses on the stories of all of those who live at the margins, whether by dint of their sexual orientation, gender identity, or cultural dislocation. The ladies of Litchfield share not just bunks but experiences of marginalization, looking at sexuality through a wider lens of socioeconomic desire."
- 'Orange is the New Black' Proves to Be the Model of Queer TV | Nico Lang for the Advocate (via gaywrites)