True boys’ love representation on new web series ‘Getaway’, with Sean Foo | June 3, 2022

Boys’ love dramas, while hugely popular in Asia, have mostly found an audience in heterosexual females. Sean Foo, the founder of leading LGBT+ publication Dear Straight People, wanted to break from that mold. This week, he chats with us about creating, producing and starring in the new web series Getaway, and why it’s no ordinary boys’ love drama. Tune in!

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