From the moment "GOD HATES FANGS" flashed across the screen in the
title card of the first episode, True Blood
has been accused of being
riddled with gay metaphors and analogies. Academics eagerly pounced on
the narrative in the first season, claiming, for example, that it is
an epic fable meant to illustrate the struggle gays and lesbians face
in their pursuit toward "normality." The supposed allegory (vamps = gays) hasn't been lost on many ...