Foolish Child #19: Foolish Friends

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

I am a queer coparenting mama to Dickens Jr. Doodler by day, 911 dispatcher by night. All my favorite shows look better on Tumblr. I am two years and 450K words deep into constructing a fanfic called Ages and I'm never giving up on it. Bering & Wells.

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  1. “So you’re still doing the “gay” thing then?

    My reaction: D: D: D: D:

    Who needs homophobic relatives when you have friends like this? -_-

  2. I really do need to renew my gay membership. I’d like to upgrade to the “Out, Loud, n’ Proud” level membership please. Please, don’t hesitate to charge for the A+ Autostraddle membership either. I want all my straight friends to see how gay I plan to be.

  3. I sort of relate. I’ve got family who thought I’d given up being bi because I had a boyfriend…
    Seriously to hell with it and if this is based on your true experience, cut frenemies out of your life. You don’t need them and they only need you for unhealthy reasons like a place to dump bigoted comments.

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