Hey all! I realize it's been very quiet around here of late—most recently that's been because of a string of migraines, worse luck—but I wanted to pop in with a few updates. The first update would be the absolute joy it was to go chat with O'Dell Hutchison on the 'Be Gay With Me' Podcast … Continue reading Be Gay With Me, Felix Navidad, and more!
Before anything else, a moment please to admire this amazing piece of artwork from Micah Draws! Fielding, Joshua, and Logan. You can find Micah, the fabulous artist, at Twitter, Patreon, Instagram, and his Sparrow Comic. The little details kill me in this. Fielding's Catadora T-shirt. Joshua's Softshoe Diner shirt (and a wee Bi-Pride pin). Logan's … Continue reading Fielding, Josh, and Logan—Choosing to Centre Friendship, not Romance, in “Hope Echoes”
Brilliant artwork via Inkspiral Design. When I started writing "Hope Echoes," my novella in the upcoming Three Left Turns to Nowhere, I knew right away I wanted to include something I'd not touched on before but is intrinsically locked in my head with queerness: codes. I don't mean code-switching (though, also that) but rather actual … Continue reading Queer, Coded
Every time Pride Month rolls around, I find myself thinking about—long-time readers, prepare to be unsurprised—the whole non-inheritability of queer culture thing all over again. The sheer volume of "I don't even know what I don't know" that comes to most queerlings when they realize they're different, but by virtue of the people around them, … Continue reading Where the Hope Comes From
Before anything else: Happy Pride! To all my fellow queer folk: you matter and the world is better for queer people being in it. Lesbian, Gay, Genderqueer, Bisexual, Bisexual+, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Aromantic, Agender, Two Spirit, Pansexual, Nonbinary... I say "Queer" most of the time because of how large an umbrella I want … Continue reading Happy Pride Month
Like a lot of my blog posts here, this one was sparked at a specific time over a specific conversation, but over the years I’ve seen this particular topic come up again and again like waves on a shore, so I’ll often point back to it, rather than hashing out the same things I’ve already … Continue reading The Shoulder Check Problem