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Wish I Were Special: Gay Panic, Masculinity, and the Queer Other in “Creep” and “The Gift”

(Author’s Note: Hey, look, it’s the paper I presented at the Visions Film Festival and Conference in April!)

This evening, I’m here to talk about masculinity, and clearly, as you can see that I’m the bastion of heteromasculinity, I am the right person to do such a thing. 2,612 more words

Horror

Collage

Oops! … I did it again. I vanished for months. Got lost in schoolwork. Oh baby, baby.

Actually, this post has nothing to do with Britney Spears at all. 244 more words

Queer

The Politics of Visibility

Last week’s Trans Day of Visibility saw a surge of critiques of the phrase’s dubious politics on my Facebook wall. Created in 2010 by the transgender Michigan activist Rachel Crandall, Trans Day of Visibility was meant to be a positive twin to the… 559 more words

Fat Activism: A History By and For Fat People

New post over at rabble.ca! I wrote a review of Charlotte Cooper’s Fat Activism: A Radical Social Movement. Go read the review and then buy the book! 41 more words

Feminism

Talking about my neck tattoo and butch hair cut - navigating personal identity through a photo

(I realise my blog posts are ego driven shouts out into the void of the internet. But hey, therapy is expensive and doing this self reflection helps me deal with my issues, okay? 612 more words

Gender

A snippet from an upcoming piece...

The falling out of friendships, the always temporal and sometimes temporary nature of activist communities spoke to my own experiences of friendship break-ups, activist relationships forged and broken, miscommunications, flawed politics, exile and exclusion that characterizes my life and work within queer communities in London, Berlin, Montreal and Toronto.

Activism