A screenshot of Crow from Destiny 2, a young man with grey skin and glowing yellow eyes wearing a black hooded cloak, with his Ghost, a small floating drone, by his side.
A screenshot of Crow from Destiny 2, a young man with grey skin and glowing yellow eyes wearing a black hooded cloak, with his Ghost, a small floating drone, by his side.
Sometimes, what we really need is good allies by our side.

Content Warnings for discussion of queerphobia, discussion of domestic abuse, and discussion of violence against queer people in general. Also, major spoilers for Destiny 2’s Season of the Chosen if you haven’t finished it yet.

The Season of the Hunt gave Destiny players perhaps the most divisive character in the series, and gave me a source of comfort during an extraordinarily dark time. The Crow is the name of the person currently inhabiting the body of a man once known as Uldren Sov. Uldren Sov is dead. The player killed him in either an act of justice or revenge, depending…


A translucent human figure made of stone, the face crumbling to dust and cracks in the torso against a black background
A translucent human figure made of stone, the face crumbling to dust and cracks in the torso against a black background

I’ve always known that I was nonbinary, though I lacked the language for it until I became a teenager. I can remember being in kindergarten or so when I realized that I hated being called a tomboy. It was inaccurate to what I was feeling, essentially calling me a boyish girl when neither felt right. My mother said something about me not being a tomboy, but being anti-girl. That fit better, but still, I believed myself to be what I had been told I was until I entered high school.

I started learning more LGBT+ terminology as I got more…


This article contains spoilers for The Dark Crystal (1982) and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

In the last few weeks I have become completely enamored with Netflix/Jim Henson’s, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. The show is a prequel to the 1982 film, The Dark Crystal, that was the culmination of masterful puppetry that Jim Henson himself had dedicated his life to. …


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Neurotypical folks love to tote around “You just need to have a positive outlook on life!” or “It’s all in your head!” as solutions to the mental health problems in the world. Back when I worked in a hotel, one of my coworkers told me that I shouldn’t do that to myself when I brought up my own problems. The condescension that atypical people endure just going through life is outstanding, and the fact that we haven’t revolted against the whole world is incredible to me.

But sometimes neurotypicals aren’t too far off the mark…

I was diagnosed with ADHD…

Kyla Elena

Socialist and queer. Player of video games, writer of stories. Hedge witch and avid lover of space. They/them pronouns.

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