Scene Read: The Pocket Square – OFMD S1 E5 0:26:35

This is a scene read of Our Flag Means Death S1 E5 0:26:35 to 0:28:05. The idea is to describe the cinematography, dynamics, and subtle expression in the scene to tease apart exactly how and what it’s communicating. I suggest watching the full scene first, then replaying it stopping and starting while reading along so … Continue reading Scene Read: The Pocket Square – OFMD S1 E5 0:26:35

Fiction: Widogast’s Transition Care, Post CR C2 Ep141

One of my favorite little headcanons that I think about a lot: Imagine Caleb becoming someone trans people come to for at-cost transition care and Essek as someone who goes to trans folks to help them since he moves around. That's part of how each of them works to atone and do good in the … Continue reading Fiction: Widogast’s Transition Care, Post CR C2 Ep141

Lack of Context-awareness in non-queer reviewers

One thing I think is very interesting about non-queer people reviewing queer movies is that non-queer people seem to believe that the movie itself will explain all the context in overt ways and that where it doesn't it's identical to non-queer media. But that's not true. Since queer media was not just rejected but violently … Continue reading Lack of Context-awareness in non-queer reviewers

Analysis: Philadelphia (1993)

Gay lawyer Andy Beckett (Tom Hanks) sues his former employer for discrimination because he was fired for having AIDS. He asks Joe Miller (Denzel Washington) to represent him. Joe initially refuses due to his own prejudices, but reconsiders after he faces a racist microaggression in a legal library and then watches an anti-AIDS microaggression against … Continue reading Analysis: Philadelphia (1993)

Transcript: Caduceus’ reaction to the romance novel reading – TM for CR C2 Ep50 0:36:36

This answer tells us a few things about Clay. It's clear he knows sex is a thing, enough to know a colloquialism for it. Which suggests his knowledge isn't textbook. Meaning he's not just sheltered. You don't pick up the word hanky-panky from people instructing you what sex is for the sole purpose of telling … Continue reading Transcript: Caduceus’ reaction to the romance novel reading – TM for CR C2 Ep50 0:36:36

AskBox: Gender as fabulous with binary pronouns was a big deal

In response to: Ask Box: It’s rude to erase queer identity Yeah. Hi. I’m the friend being referred to here. And congratulations, anon, you’ve gotten me to out myself AND break a year-long Tumblr hiatus because this is bothering me so much.  Just to give a little background, I started identifying as genderqueer fairly recently … Continue reading AskBox: Gender as fabulous with binary pronouns was a big deal