People who have seen recent major motion pictures like Avengers Endgame or Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker may or may not have noticed the LGBTQ representation in these films. In the first, this representation comes in the form of a side character’s anecdote, in which he uses the pronoun “he” when describing a recent date. The second consists of a two-second kiss between female background characters. These “blink and you’ll miss it” scenes, sometimes called “queerbaiting,” are popular among moviemakers who want to capitalize on the queer community’s desire to be seen without being too overt.
Engineering reports I have worked on that demonstrate my ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely. For team projects, all authors are listed.
With its history of excluding women, and especially in the US, racial minorities, it should come as no surprise that LGBTQ individuals are also under-represented in STEM fields...
Samples from essays and sermons that demonstrate my ability to discuss and support an argument.
When Solia was still about a half-mile away, a figure emerged, and hugging the rock wall, she took another look through her binoculars. There he was, the bastard, the coward Little Jake himself...
Samples of creative prose that demonstrate my ability to generate and thoughtfully convey new ideas.
I rise up in flame, then downwards I go
And I am defeated with only one blow.
Poetry, Songs, & Riddles
The stranger side of my creative writing, these samples are nonetheless interesting in their own right.