[Pride In Horror Month] – The Vegan Sandwich Maker: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. When a popular vegan restaurant opened its doors across the street from Etienne’s restaurant of fine french cuisine, Claudette’s father died of a broken heart. The next day, Claudette cried on my shoulder. I was just there to pick up my girlfriend Lindsay, an Etienne’s waitress whoContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Vegan Sandwich Maker: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Three String Jack: A Short Story

I strummed my travel guitar idly as I stared into the dark canopy of the forest.  The heat haze of the summer evening lay heavy upon us. Even after sunset the humidity thickened the air, and the scent of our skin brought the mosquitoes. I slapped one from my arm. I canceled a show forContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Three String Jack: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Love Never Dies: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. Cut and crimp and fold and stitch… Louise’s filthy hands ached, her fingers cramped and numb. But still, she worked; after all, it had to be perfect. Rachel deserved only the best, and it would never do to miss even a single stitch. A single misplaced cutContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Love Never Dies: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Writing the Queer

I write about them a lot in my dark fiction. Sometimes they start out hidden, revealed slowly and with care, their addition not always central to the narrative. Other times they are front and centre, bold and proud and in your face. But however they appear, they’re always there, even if you don’t realise it.Continue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Writing the Queer”

[Pride in Horror Month] – Misanthropes Get Lonely Too: The Forgotten Queer Film From Horror’s Angriest Man

Even in the age of boutique label reissues and abundant cinema blogs, Andy Milligan and his body of work are still a cult within a cult amongst cinema fans. If his name is mentioned at all, it is usually only in a passing (and unfavorable) comparison to fellow microbudget movie maker Ed Wood. The utterContinue reading “[Pride in Horror Month] – Misanthropes Get Lonely Too: The Forgotten Queer Film From Horror’s Angriest Man”

[Pride In Horror Month] – The Animals Are Coming Out: Internal Queerness Versus External Monsters

(Note: spoilers for Chantal Beaulne’s excellent horror flash fic, “The Animals Are Becoming”) In recent Pseudopod-published story “The Animals Are Becoming” by Chantal Beaulne, our narrating character discovers their cat, called Mittens, is learning to walk on two legs. Good for laughs, they originally think. Soon they notice other animals changing their behavior, becoming moreContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Animals Are Coming Out: Internal Queerness Versus External Monsters”

[Pride In Horror Month] – 15 Family Friendly Books to Introduce the History of Pride and Related LGBTQ+ Issues and Topics in Diversity, Equality, and Identity

The books on this list don’t necessarily fall under the usual genres covered by DeadHead Reviews, but in keeping with our Mission and Vision, we wanted to include resources for families to open up dialogue with their children about LGBTQ+ topics. These picture books are suggested reading material covering the History of Stonewall and Pride,Continue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – 15 Family Friendly Books to Introduce the History of Pride and Related LGBTQ+ Issues and Topics in Diversity, Equality, and Identity”

[Pride In Horror Month] – The Difference Between Coming Out and Finding Your Pride

Coming out I pretty much knew I was bisexual when I was around fourteen. Her name was Charlotte. I took her bra off in a tent by the seaside as our parents tended to a BBQ. We made out. But I didn’t come out till I was about twenty, mainly because society had told meContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Difference Between Coming Out and Finding Your Pride”

[Pride In Horror Month] – A Special Message from the Dead Head Reviews Admin Team

Considering recent events and the fact that Pride Month is just around the corner, we would like to take a moment and use our platform to address some things. Deadheadreviews.com runs on the values of equality, diversity, and inclusivity; “Pride in Horror Month” is a celebration of LGBTQ+ members of the Horror and Dark FictionContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – A Special Message from the Dead Head Reviews Admin Team”