🔗 Queer Tolkien

If you’re a certain type of Lord of the Rings reader, you’re probably yelling, “Tolkien was a Catholic born in the Victorian era! He never would have written about gay people!” But there are examples of queerness in Tolkien’s time and place, and any speculation is backed by historical context.

Queer readings of The Lord of the Rings are not accidents

Ein Essay über queere Liebe zu Zeiten Tolkiens und zwischen Frodo und Sam in „Der Herr der Ringe“.