Romeos: When Cis Actors Play Trans Characters

This past holiday weekend, I finally had the chance to check out some LGBTQ+ movies I've been meaning to watch. One of these was Romeos, a German film that follows young trans guy Lukas as he navigates the difficulties of hiding his trans-ness from the people around him. My feelings about this film are complicated. … Continue reading Romeos: When Cis Actors Play Trans Characters

The CW’s Nancy Drew: Queer Ladies and Considerate Ghosts

So, full disclosure about me: I have been a Nancy Drew fan for a very, very long time. It was a big part of my formative years, and I've reread the books multiple times in my adult life and continue to enjoy them very much. So, naturally, when I heard that the network that brought … Continue reading The CW’s Nancy Drew: Queer Ladies and Considerate Ghosts

Thoughts on Star Trek: The Original Series

So, as I mentioned before, I've recently been working my way through Star Trek: The Original Series, which despite my all-around nerdiness and love of sci-fi, I'd somehow never seen before. I know. Madness. I've been very much enjoying the series (when not raging about its hilariously awful treatment of women), and have been compiling … Continue reading Thoughts on Star Trek: The Original Series

FGJ at Rainbow Reviews

For any interested parties, you can read a review of my book, Following Grandpa Jess, over at Rainbow Reviews:  http://www.rainbowbookreviews.com/book-reviews/following-grandpa-jess-by-tj-baer-at-bold-strokes-books A quote from the review, which was written by Lena Grey: "A big part of the appeal of this book is its down-to-earth approach to family life. The writing is excellent and engaging without being sappy … Continue reading FGJ at Rainbow Reviews

News of the good variety

Just wanted to share the (somewhat belated) news that Following Grandpa Jess recently hit the bestseller list over at allromanceebooks.com. Huzzah! The book was also recently featured over on Reviews by Jessewave, and if you're still on the fence about whether or not to buy it, you can find a variety of thoughts on the book on … Continue reading News of the good variety