is a journal of cripgay voices
Is this webzine for you?
There is properly no history,
can be no biography, either, unless there's a place for our voices
to be heard.
in this case means handicapped and homosexual. Disabled
to speak up by the thousands in a thousand different ways. When
we do we'll have biography by the score and we'll have written our
is the place where disability and queerness
only place where you'll read our lives,
not about our lives.
is without political agenda, political correctness, or political
attitude. It's committed to bringing you one thing only: a mirror
of your selves.
discriminates. It's by and for cripgay men.
Men who stand in solidarity with disabled women, but who believe
that the "problem" of sex, as part of the problem of our larger
selves, is too difficult a challenge to confuse with gender politics.
At least right nowin a culture that insists on playing up
in order to divide us.
imply parochialism. Not every BENT feature will be written by a
man who is disabled and gay.
of different identities and allegianceswomen, straight writers,
non-disabled writers, transgendered cripsmay have important
things to say to us. When they do, you'll find that there's space
for their ideas here.
is the biographical voice of cripgay men, but BENT also covers disability
art and culture, gay and straight, to prove that our differentness
and our need for inclusiveness can coexist.
aims to provoke, delight, amaze
& offend you.
BENT: A Journal
of CripGay Voices