The second stop on my queer literary adventure has been delightful! As much as Melmoth the Wanderer was a slog through meandering gothic horror, Joseph and His Friend, A Story of Pennsylvania, by Bayard Taylor is brimming with sweetness and romance.
Here are my final thoughts on Charles Maturin's "Melmoth the Wanderer" and a peek at the next stop on my queer literary adventure.
I'm still traveling with Melmoth, the Wanderer, even though my Goodread's profile is judging me.
In all the talk about Jussie S. we continue to ignore the fact that #QPOC are more likely to be victims of hate crimes & less likely to get support from law enforcement.
It's a rainy Thursday afternoon, perfect for curling up with my pup, a cup of tea. Join me as I confront some body shame and ruminate on a queer appearance in "Melmoth the Wanderer."
What better way to end the first month of the year with the beginning of a queer literary journey through time from the 19th century to the present. It's worth exploring the past to experience the strength of our forebearers and to remember that love, and life (I can't believe I'm quoting Jurassic Park) will find a way.
I’m amazed I got to 46, had the life experiences I’ve had, and still managed to be that hopeful and optimistic. Then November 8, 2016 happened. Now, I just feel betrayed.
What's on order for the week of 4/3/2017: Yemen, the Gorsuch Filibuster, and Dr. Scott Gottlieb
There has been a mandate issued by the majority of Americans that hate, bigotry, and violence are the language of America. Well...Fuck that.
When we acknowledge that a transgender woman’s experience as a woman and a transgender individual has impacted her suffering, then we open the door for the expansion of our own narrative and create a strong relationship between our communities