But the people who took Harry Potter that seriously? No no no no we weren't THOSE Christians who saw Satan in everything secular. We understood nuance. We were reasonable. We weren't the crazy Christians.
My mom's homophobic, even if she doesn't realize it. But not...like...a Homophobe, you know what I mean? She's a “love the sinner, hate the sin” homophobe. A “marriage is between man and a woman, but if they want a civil union, that's okay” homophobe. A “I use my one lesbian friend as a rhetorical shield… Continue reading In Which the Mother of a Queer Person Continues to Fail at Irony
So it's the middle of summer. Here, in Texas, that of course means we're just in phase 1 of a multi-phase summer process. My personal summer began right at the end of spring, however. When I bought a pair of shorts.
On Twitter and in casual conversation I have described my gender as the following: crab-person, one of the creatures from “Behemoth's World” by 70's sci-fi painter Richard Clifton-Day, a bird demon with a funny hat, the Pokemon Gengar, and “a lady, I guess, but...you know...not on purpose.” The non-binary experience is, by its nature, weird… Continue reading My Gender is Crab: How Fantasy and Sci-fi Helped Shaped My Non-Binary Identity
And the trajectory of my life would take another very sharp turn. Then another and another and another.
And now it's December of 2019, and I'm thirty.
In this video? Hard truths and Pokemon socks. https://youtu.be/6eQxFEBldck
https://youtu.be/dqEh__o80Pc without looking up from screen "Bear attacks imp 3. That's 6 damage with poison. Bear is now strengthened for next turn."
https://youtu.be/BG0tkS7BlIM These'll be going up late, but that's just how it is, you know?
It's Asexual Awareness Week. I'm asexual. It's not something that I roll into my daily routine, but it's absolutely a filter through which I view my life and, more importantly, my art and writing. The main character of my current visual novel project is asexual. It's a big part of the story. A story that… Continue reading Writing Romance for an Ace Character as an Ace Writer