How to approach LGBTQIA+ identities in your characters; or, more specifically, how to balance between set identifying terms and the fluidity of queer theory.
Nuanced approaches to Good and Evil in Akwaeke Emezi's PET, a review.
What is “code-switching” and how does it apply to transgender people? How can you go about using it as a tool for your characters?
Toxic masculinity and the conflict between boyhood and manhood in Austin Chant's PETER DARLING, a review.
Red flags and green-lights in Mason Deaver's I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST, a review.
How to make "Coming Out Stories" not all about cisgender people and give the narrative back over to your transgender characters.
Hostile Geometry in Bogi Takács' forthcoming THE TRANS SPACE OCTOPUS CONGREGATION, a review.
An argument for the need of non-dysphoric trans characters, as well as how gender euphoria can help balance out the negative impact of the struggle narrative.
Allyship and intersectionality in S. Qíouyí Lu's "A Complex Filament of Light" from TRANSCENDENT 3, a review.
A look at the different kinds of transphobia, as well as how (and if) they should be written.