Grease Bats: Cruising 4 Pride

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I'm a cartoonist living in Minneapolis. Co-Author and artist of A Quick And Easy Guide To They/Them Pronouns. Author of Grease Bats, coming out Fall 2019 with Boom! Studios! If I'm not working I'm socializing. If I'm not out with friends I'm drawing. If I'm not doing any of those things I'm probably depressed. Support me using Patreon.

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  1. “Here comes that Catholic guilt” LOL. Falling on my head like a mammary…

    I so need an Andy in my life.

    • You just need to cut down on the breast-beating, @deli-twotone; stop cupping the guilt to your bosom and make room for a bra’d-er range of new emotion. It’s A way to B at peace with yourself – C, D?

  2. yes. This.
    Me instead of cruising and getting laid my true nature gets in the way. At Pride I spent my time chatting up with vendors and their various causes.

    Although I did discover a way to meet couples and friends.

    Offer to take their picture. Yup in a era of the selfie offer to take the non selfie for them. If you see someone in the midsts of a selfie pose walk up and offer to take their picture with their device.

    Take a lot. Not just the pose take them in their getting ready for it take a bunch when they aren’t expecting it. and when you are done you can use my line. “ I’m sorry I may have used up all of your film”. You may be lucky and capture their true selves.

    Or you may capture a nice hookup.
    I did. 🥰

    • Wait Paulala you look familiar I could swear we danced together at NYC pride a few years ago on the pier?? It was your first pride??

      • Dani it was my first time at Albany’s Pride. I live here and Us locals call it Smallbany and it’s where all my Ex-es hang out, so I usually go to Boston. Also I have family there to stay with and that helps.

        I’ve never been to a NYC pride celebration either. Ever. So it mustn’t have been me you’ve danced with but I like the thought of it.

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