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It Chapter Two’s Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual To Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two’s Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual To Be Scary Good

It Chapter Two opens with a horrific, homophobic hate crime that Stephen King plucked from the headlines and incorporated into his 1986 novel. After a group of very human bigots attack Adrian Mellon and his boyfriend, they unceremoniously dump Adrian over the side of the bridge, and just as he…