I live in a bubble. More specifically, I live in a queer, lower-case-L liberal bubble. I often hear people refer to living in a bubble as a bad thing, and I do understand why. The bubble gives you a skewed view of what you think most people think. Talking about queer rights in my bubble doesn't … Continue reading #PrideMonth — Family Values
Today's Friday Flash Fics is a rare dark story for me and comes from three places. One, recent events. Two, the book the man is holding in photo, which one of the members pointed out was a Lovecraft book. And Three, my utter hatred of the way people use the word 'Traditional' when they mean … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Traditional Values
I wasn't sure what I was going to talk about today for Pride Month. Some pretty awful stuff happened the other day, but I also finished the final proofs on Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks today, and I have a post bubbling in my head about the cast of characters in the fictional Rainbow Club … Continue reading #PrideMonth — Readers
Pride Month is here, and in the last five days I've already seen more than a few references to who Pride is or isn't for. A few of those references I can agree with (say, for example, agreeing that Pride is not for empowered organizations who carry guns and wear uniforms). But then the other … Continue reading #PrideMonth — What’s the Opposite of Queer?
It's Pride Month, and a couple of conversations I had recently reminded me of something I don't think I say enough as a queer author: thank you to the authors who came before me. Like pretty much everything else in the queer community, the present is built on the work of the past, which often … Continue reading #PrideMonth — Queer YA
Happy Pride! Today is the first Monday of the month, so it's time to dig out my Geek & Sundry playing cards and do the draw for June. What am I talking about? Well, if you've not seen one of these monthly draws so far, the background is this: as a kind of challenge to … Continue reading June Flash Fiction Draw