On the Lack of Adequate Lesbian Representation in Film and the Lack of Lesbian Literature on our Bookshelves.

I knew from quite a young age that I wasnโ€™t straight, but I didnโ€™t realise I was a lesbian until a couple of years ago. So now, as a lesbian in my early twenties, I find myself desiring to read and watch everything that relates to my community, and so, my search for both sapphic… Continue reading On the Lack of Adequate Lesbian Representation in Film and the Lack of Lesbian Literature on our Bookshelves.

Queer Masculinities in James Baldwin’s ๐˜Ž๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช’๐˜ด ๐˜™๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ and Beyond.

I am the man; I suffered, I was there.- Walt Whitman I have drafted this blog post so many times. Why? Because it is very, very difficult for me to write about James Baldwin. This may sound unorthodox, considering his literary output is my primary research interest. But thatโ€™s exactly why. I only have two… Continue reading Queer Masculinities in James Baldwin’s ๐˜Ž๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช’๐˜ด ๐˜™๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ and Beyond.