Category Archives: Arts

Film, Television, Fiction, and Theater

My Relationship with Queer Pop Culture

I just turned in this reflection to my professor, and I thought I’d share it here. Forgive my silence lately- school has taken all my time, and what free time I have left, I am doing Hannibal meta work on … Continue reading

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Why passive acceptance is part of the problem (and also #FuckYourPrayers)

A post from a good friend who puts to words something I feel very deeply. I highly recommend reading.

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Call for Papers – Deadline Extended

Originally posted on Feasting on Hannibal: An Interdisciplinary Conference:
Feasting on Hannibal: An Interdisciplinary Conference Screen Studies and the School of Culture and Communication The Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne November 29-30, 2016 Arts West, The University of…

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Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

LGBT (f/f) book recommendation from someone whose taste I’ve trusted for many years…

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Sexualized Saturdays: The Dead Lesbian Trope Needs To Die

Originally posted on Lady Geek Girl and Friends:
Here is a picture of a couple who lived happily ever after in canon to raise our spirits before delving into the depressing fates of many other queer female characters. (art by…

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‘A’ does not stand for ‘Ally’

Originally posted on jessiesquared:
We all know the initialism: the alphabet soup. First it was LGB, then it was LGBT, then it was LGBTQ, and now it’s LGBTQQIAAP. Most people shorten it – because holy crap, that’s ten letters – and…

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Proud City is now open

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Originally posted on Edinburgh Museums & Galleries Outreach:
I haven’t posted in a while as I have been busy working on a new exhibition. Proud City: LGBTQIA+ Edinburgh opened on Saturday at the People’s Story Museum following a great launch…

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Marvel, Queerbaiting and Fanfiction as “Subversive” Writing

Originally posted on mind the ga(s)p:
This post is made of bits and pieces from my dissertation. It’s taken from Fanfiction as a “Subversive Form of Appropriation”, Captain America, Sherlock, Serial Queerbaiting and the Fault in the Publishing Industry and Fanfiction as…

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Pride Month

Originally posted on another library blog:
Happy Pride Month, y’all! I’m currently working on a Pride display for our Teen Zone. Our teens are very interested in LGBTQIA+ lit. To quote one, “I’m tired of reading about straight people.” To…

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Favorite LGBT Films: Carol

I’ll be doing a much bigger post on this later, but had to recommend this film right away. I realize I’m a bit late in talking about this, but if you haven’t seen Carol, drop what you are doing and … Continue reading

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