One Time Courtor Article

Writing your character The CourtorMaking your gay character pop is difficult enough. What happens when your character is a One Time Courter? Does he do it on purpose? Is doing it because he’s curious? Or is he confused? Know the backstory before writing his actions. The Courtor is not a homophobe, far from that. He…

Karl Heinrich Ulrichs

Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (28 August 1825 – 14 July 1895) was a German writer who is seen today as the pioneer of the modern gay rights movement. Campaigner for sexual reform [edit] In 1862, Ulrichs took the momentous step of telling his family and friends that he was, in his own words, an Urning, and began writing under…

Wikinut Article – Gay Characters

Gay Characters are hard to write. So write with care. Gay characters seem to be the hardest to write. When you write a relationship between a man and a woman it is easy to know what their roles are in a relationship. Sometimes they are stereotyped to certain degree. More likely than not, the man…

Articles on Writing Gay Characters.

Articles on Writing Gay Characters.  Gay characters seem to be the hardest to write in popular culture. Seems that everyone is dead stuck on writing about the stereotypical men. Really, we’re not all like that. I don’t wear leather straps, wear makeup or drag on around in my bleach blond hair. We’re all different and…