At first a fan of the webcomic, I watched as Oseman excused herself of appropriation while failing to grow her story beyond fujoshi tropes. Now Heartstoppers has won Best Graphic Novel 2020, and I could not be more disappointed.
Interview: Hope D
Brisbane-based singer/songwriter Hope D talks to Frooty Magazine about upcoming tour with Noah Dillon and Platonic Sex.
Interview: Lisa Rose on Queer Screens Film Festival
Interview w/ Lisa Rose (Queer Screens Film Festival) for FROOTY Magazine
Interview: Darren Hayes on Returning for Mardi Gras
Interview w/ Darren Hayes for FROOTY Magazine.
Book Review: Fin & Rye & Fireflies
Harry Cook uses aversion therapy as a key character motivation without consulting someone who’s experienced it first-hand. This review attempts to illustrate why that might be a problem.
Top Eight: Queer Comics
Thought I’d use my knowledge and thirst to pull together a list of queer comics I *loved* in 2019. It was a fantastic year for queer narratives after all – with comics like The Witch Boy, Iceman, and Check, Please! finding their way into mainstream distribution. I didn’t want 2019 to end without sharing some…
Interview: Craig Boreham
Written for Frooty Magazine, issue #07, published 13 November 2019.
Book Review: Stranger Than Fanfiction
Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer (2017). London: ATOM.
Book Review: A Separate Peace
A Separate Peace by John Knowles (1959). New York: Scribner.