I only joined the fanfiction bandwagon late last year and it's been a real learning curve writing gay characters! Forster's Maurice, a novel about a homosexual male and his life that was censored during the writer's lifetime. If a straight main character has X amount of romance, then so should a gay main character. They often speak ASL and associate primarily with other Deaf people. A number of novels with explicitly gay themes and characters began to appear in the domain of mainstream or art literature. There are a hundred gay character cliches, but I listed the ones that I did because they are either the most over used, the most harmful, or both. It has also been claimed that LGBT readers identify strongly with the mutantsaliens and other outsider characters found in speculative fiction.
Journal of the History of Sexuality.
Who would cause conflict to the main character throughout the book? Retrieved January 19, With homophobic Usually titles and even more morbid story lines.
It's NaNo looming and I have story brewing