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Why Heartbreak High’s autistic queer representation is so groundbreaking.

LGBTQ and Autism
Chloe Hayden from Netflix’s Heartbreak High

Netflix’s reboot of the Australian teen TV show Heartbreak High is full of leads with a breadth of identities and different life experiences, pioneering representation for multiple marginalized communities. One of these young people is Quinni, an autistic, queer woman redefining how the media portrays autism, played by autistic advocate and TikTok star Chloe Hayden.