BTT #44: Can a vampire help a transgender person to transition?

Vampire Girl

I am pleased to announce that this short story has been published in “Sissy Fit”  Alabama’s only queer literary magazine.  It can be obtained through a subscription at the following link.  check it out and come have a Sissy Fit!  There is a lot of really excellent pieces in this Volume 1, No1, and I am both grateful and proud to have contributed.

https://www.sissyfitlitmag.com/?utm_campaign=7bfe183b-ce05-4ae2-937d-62f4b6a8829e&utm_source=so&utm_medium=mail&cid=b67102ce-ba70-499b-8b7b-0a44f7517e36

©  All rights reserved for text to Lona Gynt, October 2018

Image is from Pixaby, free download and non-commercial use, but I did pay the artist a cup of coffee.

Other Disclaimers and Acknowledgements:

Reddit I am sure is a trademark for Reddit, and is used here as fair use for satire.  There is no association of this post with Reddit.

I actually would love to go to a poetry slam.

I like the movie Van Helsing, but I didn’t love it

I never actually made it all the way through The Lost Boys

Both Hugh Jackman and Russel Crowe can sing better than me.

Tosha Michelle’s recent poem has a list of beautiful aphorisms about why we write. One of them inspired my description of how I reacted to Lucee’s voice. Check it out here and see if you spot it.    https://laliterati.com/2018/10/24/and-we-write/

“An official at Russia’s Justice Ministry has said at the United Nations that the rights of the LGBT community were not violated in Chechnya because there were no gays there.”  This is both ridiculous and terrifying and they need to be called out on this.  See this link for the full article.      https://themoscowtimes.com/news/russia-tells-un-there-are-no-gays-in-chechnya-61450

All of the other characters in this post are fictional except for me.

Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet, Bandito Burrito, and Flying Monkey Arts are all real to goodness awesome Alabama thangs.  Check em out.

I have included a link to Thrash Unreal by Against Me!  – just in case  😉

 

13 thoughts on “BTT #44: Can a vampire help a transgender person to transition?

  1. Rob Kistner

    An engaging and informative write Lona. A sudject matter beyond the personal experience of this old man, but certainly relevant to our time, and presented with fascinating detail, with a tastefully pointed, but comfortable touch. I prefer to deal with my vampires strictly in the realm of fiction. You kept me reading throughout. Nice work… 🙂

    …rob from http://www.image-verse.com

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  2. Therisa Godwaldt

    Personally, I would have chosen werewolves, as my supernatural agent of change. Nothing like curling up against a warm furry body, on a cold night.

    Sigh.

    Besides, I got a bad enough rep for being a creature of the night, as is. Considering the long hours, I’m awake, while everyone else is sleeping.

    Thanks, Lona, for your sarcastic humorous write. It brought a smile, tonight.

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    1. I am glad it brought a smile. I do have a werewolf story percolating too, werewolves are nice, but they have their own considerations, like how it is hard to find a flea collar in their size, and how do you manage that embarrassing occasional wet carpet odor, 🙂.

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