Archive for Queer

Jokes about characters being queer

In fiction (in various media), I occasionally see jokes in which one presumably-straight character jokingly implies that they or another presumably-straight character aren’t really straight. I feel like there are kind of three levels of such jokes: It would be a bad thing if character x weren’t straight. It would be totally fine if character […]

Defiance

Am reading Defiance #2: a paperback magazine of the US revolutionary left, published in 1971, edited by Dotson Rader. Pretty interesting stuff. Articles include: Rader’s introduction, which recommends abandoning electoral politics in favor of joining the imminent revolution. A piece by two young white men who were part of the NYC branch of Weatherman (aka […]