Stranger Things Keeps Failing Will Byers

Will Byers (Noah Schnapp) has been queer-coded since “Stranger Things” began.

When the sweet, sensitive kid went missing in the show’s first season, school bullies joked that he was off “in fairyland,” while his mom, Joyce (Winona Ryder), revealed that his deadbeat dad used to call him homophobic slurs.

When Will came back from the Upside Down, he was clearly uneasy about his strong friendship with Mike (Finn Wolfhard) being displaced by Mike’s romance with Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown).

“It’s not my fault you don’t like girls!” Mike blurts out to his friend during a season three argument.

The conversation doesn’t go any further than that.By season…The post Stranger Things Keeps Failing Will Byers appeared first on /Film.

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