A.J. Stepney

A.J. Stepney is a native New Yorker, currently residing in his childhood neighborhood of Harlem. A writer of essays and fiction, his work has appeared in Mask Magazine. He completed a BA in literature and creative writing at Middlebury College where his work was published in The Middlebury Campus and Middlebury Geographic Magazine.
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Idolized Princesses

I can easily see why strong female characters are more appealing than their hyper masculine counterparts to Queer children. Female superheroes are inherently the outsiders within their genre...