Despite the individual struggles that each character faces, their actions are a form of resistance that shape the future into what it is.
Cho argues that a collective sense of queer identity is formed in the recognition of the suffering and oppression that queer subjects have felt throughout history.
About Two Boys Kissing
Queer subjects are vigilant only because historical violence and oppression have demonstrated that this vigilance is necessary to survive.
While it is a reminder of the historical violence enacted upon queer bodies, it also works to recognize that queer existence is not solely defined by this violence; there exists so much potential for change and love outside of this violence too.
Description: Violence is portrayed to be an inevitable aspect of queer existence, exemplified by the physical violence and humiliation that the characters of Two Boys Kissing face.