Review: David Bowie Made Me Gay

Despite the surge in interest in the last decade, LGBT/queer history is still understudied - and what is studied is often consigned to theses, academic journals or half-deserted blogs, shouting out into a void. It's hard to change the conception of queerness as a rare and recent thing. That's why I was thrilled to run … Continue reading Review: David Bowie Made Me Gay

ALBUM REVIEW: Within Temptation – RESIST 2019

Within Temptation has been one of my favourite bands for more than a decade - Sharon Den Adel was one of my first queer crushes, and they were the first band to really get me interested in metal. (It's amazing what going from 'Memories' to 'Enter' will do for a slippery slope into symphonic soundtracks.) … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Within Temptation – RESIST 2019

How Grey’s Anatomy ‘The Sound of Silence’ Ignores Deafness

In Season 12 of Grey's Anatomy (two seasons ago now), Denzel Washington directed and Stacy McKee wrote an episode centered around Meredith Grey. The episode - Sound of Silence - has been praised in the years since as a tour de force of television, a fantastic acting job, and an amazing directorial debut from Washington. However, Sound of … Continue reading How Grey’s Anatomy ‘The Sound of Silence’ Ignores Deafness

INTERVIEW: Melissa Capriglione and Clara W. on Falconhyrste [LINK]

Webcomics come in all colors, and Melissa Capriglione and Clara W.’s collaboration project Falconhyrste is a dazzling array of them. From bright blues and pinks to a diverse set of skin tones and vibrant expressions, the fantasy webcomic makes a point of popping off the page. Falconhyrste (started in 2015) follows a young trans boy Cei in his … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Melissa Capriglione and Clara W. on Falconhyrste [LINK]