Posts tagged "heteronormativity"
Gay is okay. Isn't it?

Gay is okay. Isn’t it?

  So, I’m just a little bit pissed off. I’d say that I’m furious or disgusted and to an extent of course I am, but alas I am not surprised or shocked. By now quite a lot of us have seen the headlines “Mississippi Passes Bill That Legalises LGBTQI Discrimination.”  Well. Isn’t that a great...
Illusions

Illusions

My entire life is an illusion. It has always been an illusion. I’ve never been quite right, I’ve never been honest with a single other person. I know I’m young (I’m only 18) but I honestly cannot even begin to imagine a future in which I’ll be out and happy. The future seems so abstract...
On the Invasive Nature of Heternormativity

On the Invasive Nature of Heternormativity

  When I was nine, I used to read a lot of Harry Potter fanfiction. Which, okay, doesn’t sound like the best use of my time, but what else was there to do? Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince had just come out three days after my ninth birthday, and I read it in...