Memoir

Replacing Queerspawn

Earlier this month, I wrote about the word queerspawn, and what I thought about it. I’m working on a replacement name for the offspring of gays and lesbians that doesn’t conjure infection or insects (“spawn”). Although I’ve only seen the word used affectionately by COLAGs (not a good replacement, I’ve decided), it reminded at least two …

Considering Queerspawn

After I had written the seventh draft of my memoir, I decided I should probably try to figure out who my audience for this book might be. I figured PFLAG would be a great start, and then as a I researched similar organizations, I found COLAGE. I started to get excited. When I was a kid, I couldn’t …