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The Fangirl

Long time geek, fangirl, mother, and reader. I've got a lot to say, you might not like it all, but it will be honest and hopefully helpful.

"Which brings me to the second risk of writing LGBT romance for a presumed straight heterosexual audience, you become much more likely to fetishize queer people. Because queer people in stories aimed at cishet people are often not reflective of queer experiences or exploring queerness, they become much more of an exotic subject for people to live out their fantasies through. They become objects usually only defined by their sexuality and physical attractiveness."

E.E. Ottoman, On the Presumed Heterosexual Cisgender Audience and Writing LGBT Romance

Source: http://thisjourneywithoutamap.blogspot.com/2014/08/on-presumed-heterosexual-cisgender.html?zx=6c5531bb4f2492c8