*sits down* *pours you a glass of water* Have you seen Legion? No? Well. Shit... alright. Demisexual to me is...well its the barrier between me and dating. It's the shrug every time someone asks if I find a guy attractive. It's the lean back when someone goes to kiss me at the end of … Continue reading What is Demisexual
When I was a kid, male gay characters in fiction did not exist. And when they did, they were all very much the same. They were effeminate, catty, fashionable, cowardly, self-centered, and very promiscuous. They did not get lead-roles, because they weren’t fully realized characters. Queer characters in fiction during my teenage years were deliberately … Continue reading Weekend Writing: male queer in adult fiction
As a kid, I wrote a lot about girls and boys, but I kept being told “be a girl”, so I wrote more about girls. Even though it grated me to be called “girl” and I never understood why for the longest time. I mean, they were technically right. I was in fact a girl. … Continue reading Creep versus Self versus the World: androgynous, writing to gender, and the great oatmeal disaster.