Recommending ‘More Than This’ by Patrick Ness

More Than This by Patrick Ness

A book by a gay for the gays This blog posts contains spoilers and triggers. It is rare that one finds a good example of representation these days, but here it is: a queer book recommendation. Representation that this previous blog post talks about. Too many queer characters these days are forced to suffer or … Read moreRecommending ‘More Than This’ by Patrick Ness

Queer Parenting: Part 1

Why write about queer parenting? Welcome on my first post in the series about queer parenting! Why a series on this topic? It’s quite personal. I always knew I wanted to be a parent, but I found the world isn’t yet as informative and in-your-face about queer parenting as it is about the more traditional … Read moreQueer Parenting: Part 1

Representation: Why It’s So Important to See Ourselves in the Media

On May 18th, LUPride hosted a lecture surrounding the topic of representation and mental health. Our guest lecturer was Marie-Diane Grouchka, a psychotherapist who recently completed her training and wrote her Master’s thesis on the effects of positively-percieved representation of queer women in the media on their mental health. Marie-Diane explained the various models of … Read moreRepresentation: Why It’s So Important to See Ourselves in the Media