Monthly Archives: February 2016

The “Bury Your Gays” Trope and Me

Lately I’ve been wondering about my novella It Helps with the Blues, whether or not it might bear significance to anyone aside from me and a few people close to me. It is young adult literature geared toward a queer audience, … Continue reading

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Oxenfree and the Trouble with Teen Tropes

Although a charming and eerie island romp, Oxenfree would have been significantly improved by characters who didn’t adhere so closely to familiar teenage media… #horror #media #oxenfree Source: Oxenfree and the Trouble with Teen Tropes

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On Not Being Gay

From about the time I was fourteen till just a couple years ago, my sexual identity was strictly delineated as “gay”. I now say that term can go fuck itself and the whole concept of binaries along with it. I … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #7: Nnedi Okorafor

Binti by Nnedi Okorafor Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) Nnedi Okorafor is great. A leading voice in Afrofuturism (a movement of science fiction and fantasy writers who center on African settings and themes), Okorafor consistently centers the minority POV in … Continue reading

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