Category: science fiction and fantasy

  • A COVID memoir

    I wrote this for a science fiction fanzine. But it also works well for this blog. I Two years before the pandemic hit, we started living in a graveyard. Not right in the middle of the graves—there was a low stone wall that separated our house, the cemetery office, and the parking area from the…

  • Intersectional

    Christian Cooper, a self-described gay Black nerd, writes: “Some African Americans — some of the ones who aren’t LGBTQ — dismiss the gay experience because, unlike Black folk, gays can blend in at will…. Being Black and gay, I find the ‘Who’s More Oppressed?’ sweepstakes exasperating. There can be no winner, and it creates the…