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Netflix’s new show Dead Boy Detectives delivers a captivating blend of mystery, horror, comedy, and LGBTQ+ representation. The show is about 2 dead teenagers, Charlie and Edwin, who help solve mysteries and help other spirits pass on. Edwin’s journey to self-acceptance as a gay character is sensitively portrayed. Supported by friends like Niko and Charles, Edwin’s story underscores the importance of allyship. Meanwhile Jenny, the tattooed butcher who plays landlord to the Detective Agency, shows a confident navigation of her own sexuality that adds depth, offering a diverse portrayal of LGBTQ+ experiences.