Behind the Curtain: Challenging the Sexualization of Children

TW: This column deals with pedophilia, child sexual abuse, pornography and other NSFW topics. It also talks in depth about some sites used by MAPs, pedophiles and adults with bad intentions, and I want to be absolutely clear that I do not know about these sites willingly. That said, my knowledge should do some good somewhere. I've … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Challenging the Sexualization of Children

The Gremlin’s Library: “Eternity Ltd.” by Carole de Monclin

"He was about to contact user support when the trees that had been swaying slowly in the breeze froze, the cicadas stopped singing, and the sun became fixed above the horizon. A message filled the sky: “Sunset #864 unavailable.”" -Carole de Monclin, "Eternity Ltd.", The Arcanist Nov. 28th This is a cynical little flash fiction … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “Eternity Ltd.” by Carole de Monclin

The Gremlin’s Library: “A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past” by Karolina Fedyk

"They comb their hair back with their only hand. One sleeve of their overcoat is pinned at their chest. When they stand up to shake the sleep out of their body, dreams fall from under the coat like snowflakes." -Karolina Fedyk, "A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past", Lackington's Issue 20: Birds *PAINED POET … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “A Map to a Future Unlike Any Past” by Karolina Fedyk

The Gremlin’s Library: “The Water-Bearer and the Hawk-King” by H. Pueyo

"Yet one day the lord of Zaltana fell ill, choking on his own tar-black blood, and there was no medicine that could cure his pain. Only one person in the whole kingdom knew the answer to his ailment: Gaíra, he and she, man and woman, healer and witch, hiding in the depths of the forest … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “The Water-Bearer and the Hawk-King” by H. Pueyo

Behind the Curtain: Sex, Kink and Trauma

TW: This column discusses NSFW topics, and trauma such as sexual assault, pedophilia, transphobia, homophobia, etc.  First off, I want to be absolutely clear: I support all CSA survivors. Nothing that anyone can do can change their status as a survivor of trauma; it's how we deal with the trauma that's different. I also know … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Sex, Kink and Trauma