Something didn’t quite make me feel at home in the queer theory crowd. Even brilliant queer theorists — who I knew didn’t see gender as the most important determinant of whether someone was attractive, hook-up-worthy, or relationship material—seemed to downplay their bisexuality. Queer theorists spoke of disrupting binaries such as male/female and hetero/homo, but the fact that bisexuals’ lived experience of gender disrupts both of those binaries never seemed to even enter the conversation.
An interview with Gitxsan Two-Spirit Burlesque performer Vanity Feral by Jessica Wood in honour of this year’s LGBTQ Pride season.
Melissa Hillman on the struggle for real diversity in academia, theater, and beyond: “The problem with diversity without equity is that diversity can be accomplished in ways that entirely preserve the white male power structure.”
The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow Adaptation and Inheritance by Malinda Lo Sound by Alexandra Duncan Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee Bonus: Coming in 2017, 27 Hours by Tristina Wright
Wilde Stories 2008: The Best of the Year’s Gay Speculative Fiction edited by Steve Berman, is the 2008 annual installment in the Wilde Stories series of reprint anthologies collecting the yea…