Troublemaking Through Writing

Sample from Gravfika

Sample from Gravfika

Image of Geneva Lennon and Veronica Gianni from Gravfika This work is by Alex Fiano, copyright 2020. No portion is to be shared or published anywhere without obtaining permission of author. Trigger Warning: Adult language and threatening situations. “At its most elementary, event is not something that occurs within the world, but is a change of the very frame through which we perceive the world and engage in it.” –– Slavoj Žižek, Event: Philosophy in Transit André Gide, “Everything has…

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Trans/NonBinary Characters

Trans/NonBinary Characters

Representation in art is vital. Art can introduce people to other cultures and present images, characters, and stories for others to find someone like themselves. For marginalized persons, finding someone like one’s self on-screen or in stories is important to help develop a sense of self. The documentary The Celluloid Closet featured commentators explaining that LGBTQIA+ movie audiences of the early 20th Century sought any signifier of queerness to identify with, even if that character came to a bad end. …

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