An Excerpt from Under the Midnight Sun

Under the Midnight Sun by Lore Graham follows the adventures of Otto Johanson through trials and tournaments, guts and glory, as he finds love again. Below is a short excerpt about Otto and his last lover, Rasmus. CONTENT WARNINGS: Explicit violence, character death An Excerpt from Under the Midnight Sun Three years ago, Otto had been ready to ask … Continue reading An Excerpt from Under the Midnight Sun

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Review of A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni  and Tristan Jimerson. Limerence Press. 2018. This is a non-fiction comics guide to using they/them pronouns written by a cis man and a non-binary person. I have mixed feelings about this book which can basically be summed up as: it's kinda okay, I guess, but has some problems and may be helpful to … Continue reading Review of A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

Character Interview with Claude from No Man of Woman Born

  I adored Ana Mardoll's collection of rewoven tales, No Man of Woman Born, a book that centers trans and/or non-binary characters who break, subvert and fulfill gendered prophesies. The prophecies know the MC's gender even if others around them do not, and I love that this magical gender affirmation is at the center of … Continue reading Character Interview with Claude from No Man of Woman Born

One Trans Response to “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds”

Note: This was originally posted at xanwest.wordpress.com in March 2016. About content: this post speaks openly (and in some detail) about trans oppression in queer communities (with a focus on the ways trans men are targeted), gender border wars, purging, and gender-based coercion and abuse in relationships. Most of that discussion is in the first … Continue reading One Trans Response to “Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s Cloth of Winds”