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The Coming Out

When Meghan comes out to her mother as a pansexual, it doesn't go how she expected.

topic: sexual identity


 

Unwanted Proof

Gender identity, that unprovable belief, is actually made provable for a brief moment thanks to an unexpected invention. But then the invention is destroyed and the inventor's assistant murdered.

Who would do that? Who would kill to keep gender identity unprovable?

topic: gender identity

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Gender Identity and the Invisible Pasta God

Kale, a wannabe pickup artist, attends a Pastafarian meetup to mock the religious and hopefully hook up with his sufficiently-hot co-worker Jezzie. But when a peg-legged Pastafarian Minister shows up in pirate garb and leads them all to the school board meeting next door where a debate about bathroom policies is underway, it becomes obvious that those who arrogantly claim to be non-religious actually have a religion after all.

topic: gender identity

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What Our Helmets Let Us See

If everyone who disagrees with your politics looks like a monster to you, perhaps it’s your politics that’s to blame.

topic: dehumanization

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Forced to Bake a Cake

When a magical baker recommends you go elsewhere for your same-sex wedding cake, it's best to take her advice.

topic: sexual identity

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Writer's Dementia

A character inside a writer's mind, Natasha has been waiting patiently to be put into a story, but when she is infected by the writer's growing dementia, she can't wait any longer and has to take matters into her own hands. With the help of Alter-Simon, a discarded draft of one of the writer's characters, she must find her way into a story before the writer's dementia makes her vanish forever.

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Untolerated Rejection

Paul has slept with dozens of girls at his high school, but it’s the person he keeps rejecting that gets him in trouble.

topic: gender identity

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Fitting In

You awake from a coma to find the world strangely altered yet everyone pretending that nothing has changed. Do you pretend with the rest and try to fit in, or do you stand for reality and face social ostracism?

topics: sexual identity | gender identity | dehumanization

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Dandelion Seeds

The foolish assumptions of our society are portrayed through a short satire where a gardener takes advice from a garden gnome.

topic: sexual identity

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The Planner's Utopia

The planner zealously maintains absolute equality amongst the citizens under his control. But when a free woman invades his warehouse paradise, he must act decisively before she ruins everything.

"It’s better for all to have none than for some to have more."

topic: forcing heaven on earth

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Invest in Oxygen Masks

When Abby visits her friend Sheryl, she is surprised to find the town devoid of oxygen and even more surprised to learn the reason.

topic: sexual identity

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The Sky Is Blue

Johnny-boy is excited to have his mother finally teach him his colors until he learns he must choose between telling her the truth he sees or the untruth she wants to hear.

topics: sexual identity | gender identity

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Talents, Servants, and Government Busybodies

An old parable, full of wisdom, is corrupted by the foolishness of modern-day politics.

topic: forcing heaven on earth

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Killing the Golem

The golem was created to defeat the skinheads. But when it is summoned against an innocent preacher, Armando realizes it must be destroyed.

topics: sexual identity | dehumanization

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Melvin the Protester

It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage. Except … Melvin might not be exactly cut out for this protest stuff.

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The Honor Code on Trial

Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses.

One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.

topic: sexual identity

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The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)

As the Statue of Liberty's order passes from judge to judge, it begins to resemble less and less what she originally intended.

topic: sexual identity

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Stare Decisis

A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has beaten common sense in the courtroom.

topic: sexual identity

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You Never Had a Brother

A man's memories must deal with his brother's rejection of reality.

topic: gender identity

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The Mascot

His first day at a new school, Winston discovers there's something very wrong with his classmates when they attack him for refusing to pretend their mascot is something it is not.

topics: sexual identity | dehumanization

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Note: Unfortunately my eBooks were banned by Kobo's eBookstore and are unavailable there.


 

The Equality Remedy

Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?

topic: sexual identity

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The Unneeded Panic Room

Like many Latter-day Saints in California, Michael and his wife, Kate, are asked to support Proposition 8. Michael has no problem with this request—same-sex marriage makes no sense to him. But after Proposition 8 prevails at the ballot box, same-sex marriage activists explode in anger. They target the list of Proposition 8 donors and ramp up their campaign to demonize all opposition, leaving Michael and Kate to suffer the consequences.

topics: sexual identity | dehumanization

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An Honorable Man upon the Mountain

Tolan must rescue his sisters from the shades who slaughtered his family, but he cannot save them without first finding an honorable man upon the mountain.

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Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


 

I Would Sing

Sherwyn and his brother toil to earn the brideprice Sherwyn needs in order to marry the woman he loves. But the nobles have their hearts set on owning the village, and they have no intention of letting any man remain free.

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Note: Unfortunately my eBooks were banned by Kobo's eBookstore and are unavailable there.

Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


Unreleased Stories:

It's Not My Money

Finished January 2014. Will be released when needed.

topic: forcing heaven on earth

Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


Something's Going On at the Strip Mall

Finished January 2014. Will be released when needed.

Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


The Last Dance of the Pansy King

Finished January 2014. Will be released when needed.

topic: dehumanization

Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


Two Letters from a Gentleman

Finished January 2014. Will be released when needed.

topic: sexual identity

Part of "The Ridge of Earth Collection"


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