[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] – 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] – Science Fiction-On the Future Anonymity of Love

Oh, if only I could live inside a science fiction series! If I could, I would stop being the ‘L’ in LGBTI! You see, the only time I’m reminded of ‘being’ gay/lesbian is when it’s imposed from the outside. I can’t recall a day in 10+ years when I woke and had an awareness ofContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Science Fiction-On the Future Anonymity of Love”

[Pride In Horror Month] – Horror Can Heal

One of these days, assuming my senses of focus and organization ever come back from the COVID-19 war, I’d like to create a huge Queer Horror Database. I know there are some great ones for romance–which is what a lot of people, myself included for a long time, immediately and only thought of when thinkingContinue reading “[Pride In Horror Month] – Horror Can Heal”

[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”