Full Confession: I Don’t Watch for Ships

Whether it’s a well thought out, well-written relationship or a particularly rich headcanon, ships, to me, are like finding cinnamon in my chocolate chip cookie. An unexpected delight that I’m…

Mask of Shadows Balances Trauma, Revenge, and Love

Mask of Shadows (MoS hereafter) is the breakout novel from debut YA author Linsey Miller, released August 29, 2017. The stunning cover masks a serious game of life or death…

Leia’s Journey to Heir of Alderaan and Rebel Leader

I admit, I’m a sucker for anything Leia related. She’s my favorite character in the entire Star Wars franchise (sorry, Doctor Aphra, but you will always come in second). That…

Wonder Woman and Feminism

Recent comments by a specific Hollywood director have sparked conversation around Wonder Woman and its feminist takeaways. While not surprising, I’m not entirely interested in discussing the way in which…

Emily Andras, Wynonna Earp, and the Unkillable Queer

Under the guiding hands of Emily Andras, the team of writers who gave us Wynonna Earp have done the impossible. They created the Unkillable Queer. And not just one character…

Buckle Yer Swashes for Queer Lady Pirates in the Abyss Duology

Do you like pirates? How about queer pirates? How about female protagonists of color? Sea monsters? Moral ambiguity that doesn’t create false equivalences and actually informs characters personalities and choices?…

Kay’s Story: I’m Genderfluid

I’m Genderfluid. What does that mean? Well it means that sometimes I feel like a different gender than the one I was born assigned to (male), and sometimes I feel…

Love Yourself In the Writing Ebbs

My eyes pry themselves open at 8 am, then shut again. Just 9 more minutes. Just hit the snooze. That snooze becomes 10 and soon enough I’m dragging myself out…

A Tale of Two Dead Mothers

Content Warning: This article discusses death, violence, torture, and attempted rape, as depicted on these shows. Full spoiler warning for all seasons of Black Sails and Into the Badlands. A…