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My disabilities don't make me an inspiration

There are days when I just want to scream at people to back the frak off. Days where I wish I didn’t hear the words ‘you are an inspiration to me.’ I’m not an inspiration. 502 more words

Thoughts

Feminist Utopias and Battling Cruel Optimism in Ghostbusters

When I first heard about the new Ghostbusters, I was bursting with anticipation. But when the trailers started coming I quickly tuned out. Like a child who has peeked at their Christmas presents before the big day, I needed to hold the excitement in. 1,034 more words

Pop Culture

Solidarity is an Act, not a Speech

Solidarity is a myth. There, I’ve said it. ~Solidarity~ between two or more different groups of minorities is a fucking myth. You want proof? The Orlando shooting victims were gay. 625 more words

Gender

White queers, this is a betrayal.

Writing from Coast Salish territories.

I’ve just arrived home and I smell like fire.

I feel like fire too. Raging, quiet, resilient.

Today, QTIBIPoC living on Coast Salish territories gathered to mourn, pay respects to, to send love away with the 49 people who were murdered in the Pulse nightclub on June 12th in Orlando, Florida. 794 more words

Queer

49

Orlando has taken a lot out of me, to the point that I feel like I have to take a rest from debating about or discussing it with people for a while. 50 more words

Me

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