[Pride In Horror Month] – #BookTalk focusing on Queer Rep by members of the Indie Horror Community

Today is the last day of Pride In Horror month, and what a month it’s been!! We’ve had a blast celebrating and highlighting LGBTQ+ members of our Horror Community. If you’ve missed a post and want to catch up, you’ll be able to easily find past content on the site by searching “Pride In HorrorContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – #BookTalk focusing on Queer Rep by members of the Indie Horror Community”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Rep in Horror Movies: A Listicle

The movies on this list are each here for a unique reason. Some of the Queer content or themes may be subtle, or perhaps even ascribed to the films by their audience/fandoms, but they’re all here because they add something to the conversation around LGBTQ+ topics. It is worth noting that some films on thisContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Rep in Horror Movies: A Listicle”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle

As a follow-up to our recent publication, “Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema” by Tabatha Wood, we’ve compiled a short list of movies from the 60s through today with various forms of Queer Rep in Vampire films. Blood and Roses (1960) Very loosely inspired by the French vampire novella “Carmilla” (of which there is an excellentContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Vampire Films with LGBTQ+ Rep: A Listicle”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Shadow Self: A Short Story

Mina parks the beat-up truck a block away and together, we follow the winding sidewalk to the front steps of the old Rochester house, sweater hoods pulled low over our heads. One of the porch columns is sagging, taking the roof with it. It’s a testament to laziness that the house still stands in aContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Shadow Self: A Short Story”

[ Pride In Horror Month ] – “Jook Joint” and “The Outfit”: A Review

It’s no secret that the world of Comics is dominated by white men, from creators to characters. Although many of these creators and their heroes are considered historic icons, it’s high time we push for a change. This overtly cis, hetero, white presence has got to move over and make space for new and diverseContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – “Jook Joint” and “The Outfit”: A Review”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Spotlight on Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is one of the most well-known Science Fiction authors in literature, but how much do you know about her? We’ve put together a little biography of her career as a writer (Or you can check out the TLDR timeline at the end for a crash course!) Octavia Butler, born June 22nd 1947, isContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Spotlight on Octavia Butler”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 1 of 3: Diversity

Horror is home. It sounds trite, the kind of throwaway answer you might give to an enquiring relative or co-worker asking about your interest in the macabre, but it’s also true. It was the place I could always trust to keep its promises, which was that there were no promises. Anything could happen, and itContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 1 of 3: Diversity”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story

She is like me. Her eyes are green, her hair is long and unkempt, and her face rounded. She is my twin, and she is like me, but she is not. When I think myself safe, she comes, into my home, into my life. She likes to pretend to be me while I sit trappedContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Twin: A Short Story”

[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] – 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”