Every Queer Person Should Learn How to Fight
On its surface, Brazilian jiu-jitsu was not a sport that I belonged in. To say that it is macho is an understatement.
Is this what I’m capable of?
C. R. Foster is a queer, nonbinary trans writer from Portland, Oregon. Their critically acclaimed short story collection Shine of the Ever is available from Interlude Press.
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