Why transgender men need not apply.

If you don’t know, I’ve been attempting to compile a comprehensive list of transgender characters in horror for the last two years of my life. It’s getting pretty extensive. …

When the man inside begins to change.

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the genuine, intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

You…

Overcoming monstrous perception, and transphobia as portrayed by Bruce Campbell.

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the genuine, intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

With…

What to do when “he” is “inside of you”

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the genuine, intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

Parts…

The transferrable gender of The Monster

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

Parts one

On cutting the evil out of you and rebirth.

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the genuine, intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

Parts…

On the trauma of gender, and when your body is not your own.

Welcome back to ‘Made To Be Monsters’, the series where I talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly about the transsexual/queer experience. Remember: I am not trying to argue for the genuine, intended text of these films, and this is all in good fun.

Part…

On Herbert West and making your own body.

Welcome to a new series! I’m calling it ‘Made To Be Monsters’, and it’s where I’m going to talk in-depth about my favorite films and why I think they’re secretly transsexual/queer metaphors. A fun little personal project, which will mostly (but not exclusively) be covering horror films. And in an…

And the tell-don’t-show of modern horror politics.

Recently, back in the dead heat of summer, I rewatched Black Christmas, the 2019 remake of the 1974 film of the same name.

Despite enjoying the experience of watching my friends’ horrified first-time reactions, the film was, of course, still abysmal. I wrote about the film once before here, back…

(And) the messy representation politics in horror

Since Rob Zombie hasn’t had any major film hits since (arguably) 2009, Mike Flanagan’s subsequent takeover as horror’s new Wife Guy seems appropriate.

Averaging at least one major project a year since 2016 (a year where no less than 3 of his films were released), Flanagan already boasts an impressive…

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