When everyone demands authenticity in fiction, we fall all over ourselves to "prove" our identities. Maybe we're asking the wrong questions.
It’s June again, which means plenty of brands have rolled out their annual rainbow parade. This can range from a whole line of merchandise (a la Target) to simply changing a social media profile picture. (Monstera / Pexels.com) And, as happens every year, it’s also time for a discussion about “rainbow capitalism.” While it’s nice to see support—and, in times such as these, even hopeful—it happens...
Is polyamory really queer? I think we should probably consider it to be queer praxis, at least in some sense.
There are plenty of letters in the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and the community seems to keep growing. So why is "queer" still one of the best descriptors we have?