We live in a world where everything seems black and white. You’re either right or left, male or female, gay or straight. But I’m here to tell you that everything in this world is not as concrete. There’s a fluidity … Continue reading The Fluidity Of Sexuality
At 16 years old, I was told I’ll go to hell for being gay. It was my first time, and definitely not the last. And I remember thinking that if she is going to heaven, then I don’t ever want … Continue reading “Hate The Sin, Love The Sinner” Is Not Always Right
“But they don’t look like that,” they say. And isn’t that sentence ironic. They… Unfortunately, there are people out there who refuse to accept preferred pronouns. They conjure up biological arguments so they can conserve their right to ignore change. … Continue reading It’s Silly To Refuse Preferred Pronouns
While we live in a progressive world where sexuality is just another thing, some people still think you can catch gay. That acting feminine or liking certain sexual positions are telltale signs you bat for the same team. But, as … Continue reading 3 Things That DON’T Make You Gay
The media love to blow a trivial news story out of proportion. Following the renaming of branded products like Coon Cheese and Red Skins, some radical gay activist launched a petition that wasn’t really making waves at all. In fact, … Continue reading Don’t Knock My Golden Gaytimes!
When it comes to the media representation of gay people, we seem to prefer the non-limp wristed type. Whether it’s the normal everyday gay who’s not a screaming queen or the “straight-acting” gay. But we seem to forget that some … Continue reading Some Gay People Are Really Gay
With all the talk about gendered pronouns nowadays, you’d be forgiven for thinking that vaginas and penises are going out of fashion. But, when a global pandemic fails to dampen our sexual appetites, I really don’t think that is the … Continue reading Calm Down, Trans and Non-Binary Aren’t Making Your Genitals Invisible
Most listicles like this are filled with books that the author hasn’t read. But I can assure you that I have read each of these gay memoirs from start to finish and loved them immensely. They are exquisite narratives that … Continue reading 3 Gay Memoirs You Must Read
Some of the greatest queer films that came out of the 90s and 00s cast clearly non-queer actors. Birdcage. Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Two Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything. Transamerica. Milk. Brokeback Mountain. And yet, regardless of the straight … Continue reading Queer Media Representation: Who Cares If They’re Straight?
You’ve heard the saying… “Labels are for clothes, not for humans.” As if we don’t require categorisation. But I somewhat disagree because, without categorisation, how do we fit into this wide and wavering world? It’d just be a cliche sea … Continue reading Labels Are For Humans, Too
Before I get started: NO, I am not asking everyone to be gay. Not all of you would want to try, and that’s totally fine! But, I am asking for society to view sexuality in a fluid state, where it’s … Continue reading Can We Normalise Sexual Fluidity?
It’s just a word… Faggot! There… I said it! But is it really that shocking anymore? For me, it’s just another term of endearment. “Hey fag,” I say to my friends, grinning because we both know that it doesn’t really … Continue reading Owning The “F” Word