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Day: August 3, 2020

Opinion 2

Strength and Conviction – A Woman’s Hold in the Boys Love World

I am a strong woman. I don’t sit around feeling sorry for myself, nor do I let people mistreat me. If I fall, I will rise up even stronger because I am a survivor and not a victim

Gone are the days when the BL world was stuck portraying women in obsolete YAOI tropes characterized by female characters as villainous ex-girlfriends or homophobic mothers terrorizing BL couples. Today’s social scene is being flooded with new-age Boys Love series and sitcoms that are marching beyond tales of the typical teenage romance; we have a new revolution sprouting and taking root. Many production houses are now representing the community of women in a far better light, so much so that these women even have prominent roles. In this new world of BL, we have more accepting female characters. They aren’t regressive, but they are strong. These women have convictions where they definitely stand up to obsolete societal norms. They are happy souls who accept that the men in their lives have “the right to love and that gender doesn’t matter.” Let’s get to know them better and celebrate their defiance.

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Thai Reviews 0

Ingredients ส่วนผสมที่ลงตัว | (Episodes 7 – 8) [Review]

“Caring” is a two-way street. If only one party keeps receiving and doesn’t give back, then the relationship would surely get weary sooner than later. Marwin has always been on the receiving end of the care extended by Tops. So, what happens when the tables turn and Tops is the one in need of TLC? Will Marwin live up to the challenge? Episodes 7 and 8 highlighted a different side of Tops and Marwin’s relationship, which was invariably pleasant and a total surprise to Mike, Marwin’s friend. Let’s review and enjoy the adorable moments sprinkled with a gourmet flair!

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Chinese Reviews 0

Beloved Enemy 决对争锋 (Ep.4 to 6) [Review]

The story progresses at a steady speed now. The chess pieces are on the board, and war has been declared. Yuan Yang is not the kind of person who would let anyone control him. Gu Qing Pei, on the other hand, sincerely believes that he might be able to reform Yuan Yang. Not recognizing Yuan Yang’s nefarious plans, Gu Qing Pei falls prey to his trap. Their Nanlin trip spells havoc and brings a lot of changes in our main character’s lives. This drama has got me so hooked up that I started reading the BL novel as well. Although there are considerable differences between the book and the adaptation, each is enjoyable in their own way. Without further ado, let’s review Episodes 4 to 6.

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