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Reading The Rainbow: October Mourning

Reading The Rainbow is an original regular feature at Musings From Neville’s Navel. I’m a lesbian bookworm who loves to geek out about books and gay stuff, so why not talk about both subjects at once?! Basically, I review books … Continue reading

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“Atomic Blonde” Just The Latest Example Of The Bury Your Gays Trope

Charlize Theron beating the shit out of random guys. Charlize Theron in coat after gorgeous coat. Charlize Theron making out with other women. Charlize Theron. Also, eighties music. How could I see this trailer way back in the spring and … Continue reading

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Today Marks One Year Of Marriage Equality In The United States

Trigger warning: This post contains brief mentions of homophobia, transphobia, murder, and suicide. One year ago today, marriage equality was legalized across the United States. I woke up on June 26, 2015 to the news of Obergefell v. Hodges plastered all … Continue reading

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No More Dead Lesbians

“The girls are never supposed to end up together. I watched that movie with Ellen Page and Alia Shawkat, the roller-skating movie, the one where Ellen and Alia are best friends, each other’s only comforts in their podunk town. They … Continue reading

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Diversity Needs No Justification | Thoughts On Including LGBTQ+ Characters In “Star Wars”

Writing is fun because you never know where your ideas will take you. I originally thought this post was about Star Wars, but it ended up being about so much more. I say this partially because A) as I wrote … Continue reading

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This Girl Likes Girls

Stealing kisses from your Mrs, doesn’t make you freak out Got you fussing, got you worried, scared to let your guard down I don’t want to write this post. I don’t want to not write this post, either. I should write … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ Stories Should Not Gloss Over Real LGBTQ+ Experiences

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia. Today, I’d like to talk to you about homophobia and… you guessed it, books. I’M SO PREDICTABLE THAT WAY. This post was inspired not only by this occasion, but also … Continue reading

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