Easily confused: singular “they”

When it comes to writing about sex, sexuality and gender, there are some easily confusable terms. This is the first in short series of blog posts looking at those easily confusable terms to help writers, editors and proofreaders understand the differences.

This blog post looks at the pronoun “they” when used in the singular.

Why I offer authenticity reading

What is authenticity reading? What is an authenticity reader? Why is important and who needs one? This blog post will look at my services as an authenticity reader of LGBTQ+ content, although you can, of course, find authenticity readers for all sorts of other content too.

Writing Gay History: an interview with Garrick Jones

Garrick Jones is a prolific writer. From Australia he writes books packed with gay history: from Victorian London to 1950s Sydney. I have been privileged to work with Garrick on some of his latest works and I count myself lucky to be among the first people to read a new Garrick Jones book.

Who can write LGBTQ+ stories?

Do you have to identify as LGBTQ+ to write stories? Can you tell an authentic tale without experience? In this blog post, we will look at who can tell stories, how we can do it authentically and how you can ensure you do no harm to the LGBTQ+ community.