Do We Need More “Happy” Queer Stories?

Navigating an industry structured around the sensibilities of the Cishet White Woman feels like walking a tightrope of barbed wire, where every other step will impale me.

The Cishet White Woman — singular — is an institutional property, just like “whiteness” itself. She represents an ideology, a power structure, rather than a person, or persons, themselves. You do not have to physically be a…