I'm Gay and I Hate Capitalism

Thor | 22 | they/them pronouns | I like trpgs, comics, gay poetry, and vampires


Posts tagged Dracula:

What people think I mean when I say I mostly read books by queer authors: modern queer ya

What I actually mean: Bram Stoker was notoriously closed off about his personal life but there's significant evidence that he loved men, including letters that he exchanged with Walt Whitman which alluded to liking dudes in a 'love that dare not speak its name' kinda way, and there's also some scholars who propose that Dracula was inspired directly by Oscar Wilde's sodomy trial but even if it wasn't it's still very informed by Stoker's sexuality and there are some very interesting queer readings you can make about victorian repression/being in the closet with relation to Johnathan Harker. In this essay I will-