Happy Pride Month everyone: the Ba-Ba-DOOOOOK is gay. 

At least, that’s the theory being advanced by some of the reigning queer meme pundits of Tumblr.  In the past few months, the indie horror monster icon has somehow emerged as the unofficial meme of LGBTQ pride for reasons many of us will never fully understand.

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Here’s what we do know.

Back in the summer of 2016, rumors first began to circulate on Tumblr and Twitter that the monster from the film was, in fact, queer. Some users reported seeing The Babadook categorized as an LGBT movie on Netflix, and with a just a few screenshots, sparked a national meme movement. Read more…

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