This meta started life as a continuation of a very informal primer on British television which I published on my tumblr, entitled
. I had intended to finish it off with a timeline of queer television in Britain, but since the list ended up getting a bit long, I had to split it off into a separate project.
When the list started getting so long that I realised that I was never going to be able to publish it and feel satisfied with its level of completeness, I had to reevaluate.
Since Tumblr's not so great when it comes to making edits to posts that are already circulating,
I decided that thing to do would be to post what I've done so far here on AO3 and make continuous updates as I comb my way through more and more material.
I started this project because I was getting frustrated with people assuming that the context for queer media surrounding
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