First Impressions: Ghost in the Shell – Live Action Movie

Sitting in our local movie theatre with my father, who is too tall for the tiny rowed seats, we both tried to not completely dismiss every single movie trailer prior to our film of choice for the evening (with the bad trailers to preface the movie, I shouldn’t have been surprised that my father’s taste … Continue reading First Impressions: Ghost in the Shell – Live Action Movie

Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

November 9, 2016 I cried while driving in to work today. I had to call a friend who works in the same building to come outside and calm me down and we cried together and hugged in the parking lot. I cried at my desk. I cried in the bathroom. I cried on my drive … Continue reading Dear America (RE: 2016 Presidential Election)…

Suddenly Curvy: Looking at Mass Effect’s EDI through Queer Theory

“I will take [this body] to the bridge. Joker will want to see it.”                             ~ EDI, Mass Effect 3   There’s a fire in the AI core. Commander Shepard, the main protagonist of the Mass Effect trilogy, runs to find that … Continue reading Suddenly Curvy: Looking at Mass Effect’s EDI through Queer Theory

Love Won a Year Ago

This piece was originally published for the Juneau Empire, June 26, 2016. But I feel like it belongs here, too. Out of the corner of my eye, I saw my phone buzz on my desk, the message previewing: “love won” in all caps, accompanied with an unreasonable amount of exclamation marks. I was mid-sentence in an email at … Continue reading Love Won a Year Ago

It’s Just Clam Jamming!

I’m seeing a lot of “if you’re a man who has sex with men, it doesn’t automatically mean you’re gay!” headlines lately in my Facebook feed (in large part, I think, as a response to the 2016 Olympic “reporter” who used Grindr to out athletes). Congrats random article that I’m not bothering to read, you’re … Continue reading It’s Just Clam Jamming!

Content Coming Soon!

Hello my lovely queerders (that's you)!  Just a quick hello to say that content is coming soon! We will start posting on September 1st. This site is a long time coming for me. The concept started when I was working on my creative writing thesis for my bachelor's degree and was inundated with reading lesbian young … Continue reading Content Coming Soon!