Sasha Cocarla

Sasha Cocarla is a sessional lecturer at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. Her doctoral dissertation focused on analyzing representations of bisexuality in twenty-first century popular culture as framed within larger understandings of hetero- and homonormativity and key social, cultural, and political happenings. Other research interests include understandings and representations of fat bodies/body politics, gender and sexuality, and horror/monstrosity in popular culture.



Sasha Cocarla examines the MTV reality dating series A Shot at Love which, despite foregrounding bi-visibility, replicates one of the most prominent bisexual tropes – hypersexuality.


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