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Queer Books, Queer Readers: Kyle Huntley

Kyle Huntley (he/him, they/them) can be found on Instagram @subtlegazephotography.  What queer book have you chosen to share with our readers today? Sunstone by Stjepan Sejic. Mature slice of life, graphic novel.  Sunstone is a powerful and realistic depiction of queer and kink life seen through the lens of the two fem main characters. TheContinue Reading

I’m Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya

Genre | Nonfiction Memoir Novella Page #s | 96Publishing Date | August 2018 A trans artist explores how masculinity was imposed on her as a boy and continues to haunt her as a girl–and how we might re-imagine gender for the twenty-first century. Vivek Shraya has reason to be afraid. Throughout her life she’s enduredContinue Reading

An Introduction to Fandom and Queerness

by Halli Starling Before I understood my own queerness, I wrote it. As in, I wrote fanfic of it. I took what I saw on the screen and changed it. Fan writing (and fan art and creating in general) gives fans of a particular piece of entertainment the space in which to operate outside theContinue Reading

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    February 23, 2022

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Roar Cat Reads is a queer, nerdy community based in Vancouver and beyond. We connect, entertain, and celebrate our queer nerdy selves.