Sweet and joyful are common tags for Netflix’s new “Heartstopper.” Based on graphic novels by Alice Oseman, Heartstopper is an adorable series about Charlie and Nick, two teen boys who fall madly in love. The show stars Joe Locke and Kit Connor as Charlie and Nick, while we also have William Gao, Yasmin Finney, Corinna Brown, and Kizzy Edgell in other significant roles.

It has all the regular stuff of an LGBTQ series: a closeted gay kid with internalised homophobia; bullying that LGBTQ people face; low self-esteem …..continue reading

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