She said Prosa und Gedichte sind wie Medikamente. Sie heilen den Riss, den die Wirklichkeit in die Vorstellungskraft schneidet.
Warum glücklich statt einfach nur normal
She said I’d never been comfortable with the demands of femininity, had always felt more like a boy, a gay boy, that I inhabited a gender position somewhere between the binaries of male and female, some impossible other, some impossible both. Trans, I was starting to realise, which isn’t to say I was transitioning from one thing to another, but rather that I inhabited a space in the centre, which didn’t exist, except there I was.
The Lonely City
She said Far from destroying our most well-loved works of fiction, abandoning assumptions of the whiteness of our characters infinitely expands all of the fictional universes, whether it be the wizarding world or the Star Wars Galaxy.
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race