Foolish Child #31: Today’s Sway Is Tomorrow’s Gay

Foolish Child is a biweekly comic series by Dickens

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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. I’m totally building a gay gingerbread house for Halloween AND Christmas this year.

  2. Can I get directions to the gingerbread house of sweet queer temptation? It sounds kind of like a club, tbh. GHSQT.

  3. This is way too relevant to everything going on with Safe Schools in Australia right now.

    Thank you Dickens.

  4. I used to respond to the “we can’t teach inclusive sex ed because it will turn kids gay! OMG!” argument with “well hetero sex ed sure didn’t turn me straight”, but lately I’ve amended my response to “a few collateral gay kids seems worth the risk. At least they’d be better informed than I ever was.”

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