[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] – Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema

Editor Note: This article has been updated as of 8AM on June 24th. When we originally posted the content it was mistakenly published with a portion of the original work missing. We have updated this post to reflect that error, and apologize to the author for our misstep! Human society craves the Other – anContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Queer Vampires in Modern Cinema”

[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] – The Silhouette Man: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: This short story may contain sensitive content. I don’t know how long I’d been unconscious, but when I came to I awoke in my worst nightmare. Surrounded by complete darkness, the cold prickled my skin. I thought I’d been buried alive in nothing but my underpants. When I cried for help and triedContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – The Silhouette Man: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month ] – My Sister, My Skin: A Poem

Trigger Warning: This story may contain sensitive content. I need to speak, though my words in vain,to save others from the torment, a lifetime of pain.I pray my story is heard through my tears and my blood.”Can anyone hear me?” God, is my voice reaching?”I fear it does not. My name is Stephen Northrup. IContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month ] – My Sister, My Skin: A Poem”

[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 3 of 3: Interview with Hailey Piper by Laurel Hightower

Women in Horror Month is about shining a spotlight on the less represented gender in horror fiction. There’s a lot to be said for having that kind of representation – other female authors out there killing it, providing an example, and a template, and importantly, creating female characters we can identify with, or loathe, orContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 3 of 3: Interview with Hailey Piper by Laurel Hightower”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 2 of 3: Interview with Eve Harms by Laurel Hightower

LH: If you could wave a wand and create equality and representation for unique voices in this field, what would that include? What are some of the ways other members of the community can assist in making this a reality? EH: If I had a legit magic wand, I would break it. Too stressful! ButContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Part 2 of 3: Interview with Eve Harms by Laurel Hightower”

[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 ] – A Personal Essay

Trigger Warning: this post may contain sensitive content for some readers. It’s 2020.  Things are a lot different today than when I was a teenager.  In some respects, it seems we’ve come a long way.  Same sex marriages exist now, for example.  LGBTQIA+ characters are portrayed positively in books, movies and television.  Yet for allContinue reading “[ Pride In Horror Month ] – A Personal Essay”