A love letter to the TV mothers who love their queer daughters

“I love a girl.” When Nas spoke these four words to Kaneez, her mother, through tears and desperation in Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge, it confronted the complex relationship between queer identity, cultural and racial barriers and motherhood. The moment struck me. A frightened Muslim daughter whispering a confession to her mother and processing her shame … Continue reading A love letter to the TV mothers who love their queer daughters