The idea of a perfect, accepting world hangs around this text like a fog that you can’t quite see through. Usually, the aim of such worlds is to show how imperfect they are and this one does that. But as a gay man, this text felt like it was screaming at the top of its lungs that this imperfection doesn’t apply to queer folks.
This book demands much of you and I think that is both its strength and its weakness. Reading this futuristic vision of the world will require time from you. Continue reading “Too Like the Lightning: Trying to Peek into a Queer Utopia”