Split

Hello fellow queer horror enthusiasts! I go by Teensiest on most places around the internet and I’m fascinated with clowns. As a child, clowns were my number one fear. So when I got a little older, I made a couple of clown characters of my own to help me get over that fear. The subject […]

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I just want to get something off my chest.

“Thou call’dst me dog before thou hadst a cause; But, since I am a dog, beware my fangs.” — Shylock, The Merchant of Venice Something that always appealed to me about horror was the fact that it felt like home. It was a place where I could belong, something as a trans man, I’d never […]

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Queer Ghost Hunters: Staying Spookgay!

Last year was the debut of the Queer Ghost Hunters, a rag-tag group of queer people from Ohio, who seek to find fellow LGBTQ spirits and tell their stories. We interviewed several of the team members around their season one premiere and decided to do a season two check-in! With their busy schedules we were […]

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It’s just a phase

A feeling I get fairly often when people tell me I’m lying about my gender identity. I’ve always felt associated with werewolves because of this, or because they can change shape. I’m a comic artist and if you like queer autobio comics like this, or post-zombie apocalypse stories check me out at jpawlik.com or @jpdraws […]

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Beyond the Stars

Hello friends, my name is Keetah, I am a Bisexual lady living in Southern PA with my gf and bf (I am polyamorous). The thing that matters a lot to me is love. Without my boyfriend and girlfriend, I would be a very different person with a more miserable life. I often find myself wondering […]

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Happy One Year Anniversary!

Art by Tsi-bi, who has also done The “Thing”! In the beginning of August in 2016, I began to rebrand my personal blog into a queer horror community. As someone who has always loved horror, I felt there was a significant lacking in queer horror coverage as well as in showcasing queer horror creators and […]

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Body Political

(Originally published on Gender Splendor in Fall 2013) My body is a political weapon. I’m not talking about just the fact my body is a transgender one either. I am a walking political billboard, by my own choice. I use my body, especially how I dress my body, as a statement every time I go […]

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The Impact of School Environments on LGBTQ Youth

Abstract The impact of negative school environments were examined on LGBTQ youth, focusing on the mental and academic areas. LGBTQ students who experienced higher rates of victimization experienced more frequent school and mental health problems. Students in supportive environments experienced less frequent school issues, especially if the school staff showed support and understanding. Studies show […]

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Righteously Mad

This originally appeared on In Our Words Blog. The website is no longer available so I am posting this previously published piece here. It has been edited slightly to fit into my more recent words and writing style (such as an added paragraph) but 95% of the post remains the same as it was when […]

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One Word

What would you do If I asked you to stop saying Just one word? One.   Would you look at me and laugh? Would you spit the word at me? Or maybe you’d say that old adage About sticks and stones.   What is I said that this word Just this one Or maybe a […]

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