For the final installment of Queer Crip Love Fest, we turn the cute up to 11.
“Vibes. It’s all about the energy I share, the energy we share with one another. Whether in public or in private, in romance or otherwise. I think about the deepest times in my life and how I dealt with them through music with a bounce, catchy melodies and poetic sentiments.”
I followed trans adult film-maker Chelsea Poe on a DIY world tour.
“I think for many of us as disabled folk, we’ve come to terms with what we experience — but Nana’s experience of dementia is sort of different in that she doesn’t always know what’s happening or who and what she can trust. We can be empowered about disability at the same time as acknowledging that some of it really, seriously fucking hurts.”
“It’s interesting and refreshing to be in this time period where authors are resisting in their own way.”
“This wholesale group exclusion of a person based on an accusation that they are somehow dangerous without any opportunity for that person to describe why they think this charge is happening or how they are experiencing it, or for anyone to look at the order of events that produced this accusation or the history of the person accusing — I mean, this is the definition of injustice.”
On love and community after a breakup.
An A-Camp love story to help ease your comedown!
Here’s how a 23 year old polyam queer femme living in Long Beach, CA, in a long-term relationship does poly.
Lots of people are talking about gentrification, but who’s actually doing something about it? Queer and trans people of color, of course. In Oakland and Seattle, QTPOC are creating visionary solutions to combat gentrification and reclaim land for communities of color.
Would you rather be drowned in Jello or suffocated by cheesecake?
“I try and proudly practice calling my body home, to truly inhabit my body, to feel what it feels like to live inside these muscles that bend and curl, and to feel proud of it, and no longer ashamed. This is queer crip pride.”
These comedians’ answers will surprise you, and you definitely can’t find any of this stuff on Google.
How a single 31-year old pansexual non-monogamous Black woman living in Los Angeles is starting to explore poly.
“I feel affinity for parts of Asian communities, neuerodivergent communities, queer communities and kink communities. I don’t really feel completely invested in one place. It’s always been like that.”
“I have a relationship to myself first. If that relationship isn’t solid and healthy I’m not good with anyone.”
“Before becoming a parent, I looked at parenting through rose-colored glasses — with an able-bodied person’s perspective. It was drilled into my head by other people, well-meaning as they were, that I probably shouldn’t have children.”
“One way we can change the narratives around our sexuality and our erotic bodies is by taking up space as sexual beings and celebrating other women and femmes doing the same.” This zine is on it.
I talked with Bennett about what it’s like being the first woman and the first openly queer woman to write a Batwoman solo title, what she hopes to bring to it, and what she hopes queer readers will get from the series.
How a 23-year-old bisexual polyamorous nonbinary femme xicanx in two very loving relationships does poly.