[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] – Tempest on the Mountain: A Short Story

The wind screamed with her as she chased the empty trash can across the bare ground. She had envisioned bright green grass, newly grown and soft under her bare feet, her music energetic and loud while she freshened up the cabin. Cleaning up racoon scat and broken glass hadn’t crossed her mind. They’d been hereContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Tempest on the Mountain: A Short Story”

[Pride In Horror Month] – “Queer Fear” Book Review

I recently finished reading “Queer Fear” by Michael Rowe, and it left me in my feelings quite a bit. This book was originally published in 2000: a mere 30 or so years after the stonewall riots, and 20ish from the start of the AIDS epidemic. Being gay 20 years ago was nothing like it was today, justContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – “Queer Fear” Book Review”

[Pride In Horror Month] Following the Dead Tracks: A Short Story

Trigger Warning: May contain sensitive content. 1 What was it Kyle said? On Tuesday nights, he goes for midnight walks. That must be why he’s not answering his phone. Maybe he doesn’t take it with him. I suppose I never asked. There’s still so much I don’t know about my new boyfriend. It’s only beenContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] Following the Dead Tracks: A Short Story”

[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 ] – 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 ] – “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 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”