Fictionalised gayscapism: Online comic books for the LGBTQIA+

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When I was a six-year-old, snot-nosed, Spicegirl-obsessed little boy, I remember reading X-Men comic books. I distinctly remember being Wolverine’s number one fan. I didn’t realise how tortured of a soul he was. Retrospectively, I probably fell for his muscles. Internalising his struggle in a more argumentative way, I realise that Wolverine was actually going through a lot – being a misanthropic, immortal, animalistic creature (Sounds like the prospects of what most men seek to be. LOL).

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Same love: Social Media as Protest Platform

TW: Murder, Homophobic content, Violence

In this blog post, I will be drifting from my usual anecdotal introductions to topics. There have been a few stories shared on my Facebook timeline over the past six months – content which is quite gruesome. If you haven’t gathered from my Trigger Warning, the content revolves around issues of violence and murder surrounding the LGBTQIA+ community worldwide. If what you have read is already triggering you, I understand if you cannot make it past this paragraph.

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