Category Archives: glbtq

the good, the bad and the… beautiful

It’s only when you look at it all that you understand why nearly every variation of a queer symbol has a rainbow on it—a rainbow is a spectrum of light that’s only visible when you look up to see the … Continue reading

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well… what to do then?

Yes, indeed.I’m going to make the assumption that most of you who read my blog are also aware, to varying degrees, of what has happened in the last few days subsequent to my last post.  If not, and you are … Continue reading

Posted in authors, glbtq, m/m, readers, serious randomness, serious shit | 40 Comments

what’s a pen name got to do with it? another postscript cos now i’m seriously pissed

Earlier in the year I wrote this post after I had found out that a couple of extremely popular m/m romance and erotica authors writing as gay men were actually women. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – I … Continue reading

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kris’ ramblings: beware the slippery slope*

*Or stuff-that-I’ve-been-thinking-about-which-needs-to-come-out-of-my-head-and-will-probably-make-no-sense-to-anyone-else-but-me-and-is-also-likely-to-cause-offense-to-people-oh-well-I’m-closing-my-blog-so-fuck-it One of the main issues which gets raised in the m/m romance community from time to time – and inevitably causes a wankfest whenever it does – is the fact there are a heck of a lot of heterosexual women … Continue reading

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random, but bloody important, awesomeness

I’ve already posted this on my tumblr, but wanted to share it here as well. This is an extremely powerful, not to mention awesome, ad I saw for the first time during the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras last … Continue reading

Posted in awesomeness, glbtq, serious randomness, serious shit, sydney mardi gras | 15 Comments

random awesomeness

Still not 100% so won’t be around too much, but I really wanted to share with you all something I discovered last week and posted on Twitter. It is Dan Savage’s ‘It Get’s Better’ project, which is aimed at giving … Continue reading

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what’s in a term?

Emilie linked to a really interesting post the other day about the impact of slash fic. Both the article and the comments made some very good and thought provoking points, but one of the number of things that struck me … Continue reading

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m/m graphic novel appreciation series: tasting ‘pride high’

As part of this series, I decided it would also be a good thing to include a couple of mini-reviews of different works out there in the yaoi and m/m graphic novel genres. *sigh* Yes, I’m actually willingly doing a … Continue reading

Posted in anne cain, comic, Emeraldjaguar, glbtq, m/m graphic novel appreciation series, pride high, tasting, ya | 9 Comments

chrolli cookies

Because Emilie, her friend A and I adore Chrolli (aka Christian and Olli from Verbotene Liebe). Because everyone should be converted to the awesomeness that is them. And because they’re getting married! SQUEE!!!!! *sniffle* So on that sappy note, I … Continue reading

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are m/m readers obsessed with ‘girl cooties’?

Me again with an ‘am I the only one who thinks this is weird arse?’ post. What set me off this time? Well, it was the reaction by some m/m readers to a lesbian couple in Sean Kennedy’s Wings of … Continue reading

Posted in f/f, glbtq, m/m, serious randomness, serious shit | 52 Comments