The past few weeks have been full of fierce debate about #BuryYourGays. Disposable people in art are too often disposable people in real life. I can’t unsee the tragic irony.
Are writers responsible for acts of violence? No. Did they cause the #PulseMassacre? No. But when they trope-bury their queers, people of color, disabled people, immigrants and other marginalized groups of people, they are painting on a dangerous canvas in a country full of guns in the hands of people full of righteous hate.Read More