Happy Pride month from all of us at Out For Blood! As always, we’ve been eating up spooky goodness to share with you! Keep reading to see our horror book recommendations for this month. A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay Content warning: mental illness, self-harm, bodily fluids, sexual acts and intimation, violence Read … Continue reading June 2020 Horror Reading Wrap up
CW: police brutality, racism Happy LGBTQIA+ Pride Month from Out For Blood! All folk reading this – take some time to remember the Stonewall Uprising, which was led by transgender activists of colour like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera 51 years ago. This very first Pride was an act of resistance against police brutality … Continue reading Pride Month: In solidarity with Black Lives Matter
This iconic artwork, ‘Glen or Glenda’ was featured in Out For Blood’s 2019 Zine. Glen or Glenda appears in ‘Seed of Chucky’, and we read them as a non-binary character whose inclusion in the movie allows for an exploration of gender identity. Although like a lot of media, queer representation in ‘Seed of Chucky’ is … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019: Glen or Glenda by Bucky Ringsell (they/them)
The Bottle Tree by Elecia (she/her) Content warning: domestic violence, homophobia I am certain the man that lives below us killed his girlfriend. I’m so sure. Esme heard that she went to stay with her parents, but I don’t believe it. Why? Well, last Tuesday after sundown, I curled as usual in my window chair … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019: The Bottle Tree by Elecia (she/her)
We’ve been re-watching some of our favourite horror films this week! We’ve put together a list of five spooky films with queer representation or themes for you to enjoy. With a lot of media, the queer representation isn’t always positive, so we’ve included a short synopsis of what to expect. Have we left any of … Continue reading 5 Favourites: Queer Horror films
This beautiful piece of art, ‘Graveyard – Queer Gothic Romance’ was featured in Out For Blood’s 2019 Zine. The image itself portrays many themes of queer horror including longing and a romance defined outside of heterosexual norms. We also love seeing different representations of ghosts! The artist, Hayley Wells (they/them), is a freelance illustrator whose … Continue reading OFB Zine 2019 submission: Graveyard – Queer Gothic Romance by Hayley Wells (they/them)
We’re accepting submissions to our Out For Blood Zine! If you are a queer identifying person, we’d love to see some of your creative work on the theme QUEER HORROR. The deadline for submission entries is 30th JUNE 2020. Your submission could be a piece of artwork, a poem, photography, short story or non-fiction. Please … Continue reading Call for zine submissions!
Some slight spoilers which might or might not be true…CW: homophobia, transphobia The Last of Us Part 2 is the long awaited sequel to the critically acclaimed beautifully crafted and stunningly emotional, post-apocalyptic horror zombie survival game, The Last of Us (2013). The Last of Us Part 2 is currently under attack by a barrage … Continue reading ‘The Queer Agenda’ and The Last of Us Part 2
Reality has been looking a little bit like a horror movie lately. Most of us are staying inside to stop the spread of Covid-19, and finding new ways to stay entertained. How about trying some escapism in the form of queer horror fiction? We’ve made a list for you of some of our favourite horror … Continue reading Queer Horror Books For Spooky Isolated Nights
A big socially-distanced hello to all of you horror fans! The folk behind Out For Blood are hoping this message finds you well amidst strange times (it’s almost like something out of a horror movie…) We’d like to reassure you all that Out For Blood 2020 is planned to go ahead in October. We’re busy … Continue reading COVID-19 Response
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