Writing with diversity is something that every author should strive for. Yet there still seems to be a lot of confusion about what it means and how to go about it.
Today I’m launching a brand new bi-weekly column over on Queer Sci-Fi. Ayres & Graces will primarily focus on writing with diversity and challenges queer writers face. I’m very excited to be… Read more Ayres & Graces: A New Column on Queer Sci-Fi →
With the end of a tumultuous and tragic Pride month there are more concerns than ever about how gay men are represented in media. So how can you, as a responsible author, help dispel many of the harmful stereotypes that lead people to commit horrible atrocities? By accurately and sensitively writing gay men. Please allow me to offer a few words of advice on this. Gay/Homosexual Male: A man who is primarily attracted to other men to the exclusion of other genders. Developing a Gay Character So, how might you… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: Gay Male Characters →
It’s been a rough year for fictional lesbians and not a great one for the rest of the MOGAI population either. I don’t have any new words to say about Orlando that haven’t already been spoken. I can only move forward and hope this series inspires you to write even more queer characters so that many more people can read your stories and see we are human too. That’s my greatest hope. So lets just jump right into today’s subject. Lesbian: A woman who is primarily attracted to other women.… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: Lesbians →
I’d hoped to have this ready back in February, but life. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ In other news the Going Over the Rainbow series is going on hiatus while a major revamp/restructure is… Read more New Book Release: Masquerade →
Yesterday on Tumblr I had an anon ask an excellent question about gender dysphoria and what having an episode feels like. So I thought I would share it with you… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: What is Gender Dysphoria? →
I apologize for this post being late, but I spent some extra time to make sure I covered as many topics as possible. For the last couple of weeks we’ve… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: Writing an Asexual Character Part 2 →
Last week we discussed what asexuality is and the challenges faced by many asexuals. We really only dipped our toe in the water though, there is a lot more to… Read more Going Over the Rainbow: Writing an Asexual Character →