-Trans girls are always accepted by Artemis into the Hunt
-Nico never actually says he’s gay, just makes it known by making out with Will in nearly every location possible
-Queer kids whose parents didn’t accept them are year round campers
-At first the Ares kids were a little wary of the LGBT community, but when a second year Ares camper comes out they become fiercely protective of them
-The Aphrodite kids are walking encyclopedias on all LGBT terms, and have a list with definitions in their cabin for questioning campers
-The Aphrodite kids also really like helping trans campers feel comfortable in their own skin
-Lesbian or bi Reyna
-Apollo kids (being children of the god of prophecies) always know who is going to come out next, but never pressure them to do so
-Chiron makes any homophobic campers be on stable duty for a month
-Dionysus lazily mentions that if he hears anyone else being homophobic… well, he hopes you like dolphins
-Athena cabin getting into debates on which of their favourite fictional characters are LGBT and having literal CHARTS and GRAPHS to prove it
-Bi-curious Percy, though he never acted on it because it’s always been Annabeth
-Jason being the straightest, whitest, cis-est, malest demigod out there, but supporting his LGBT friends and the entire community without hesitation
-Jason is literally the guy to make t-shirts, to keep buying skittles, to find all LGBT songs possible, and, of course, “Guys! Guys! There’s a Pride Parade next week! We /have/ to go. Where can I buy a pink tutu on short notice?”
-Nico secretly loving that Jason is like this but never admitting it
-Frank being really confused about the whole thing but totally accepting it because people he love are in that community and it’s all about love so how could that possibly be a bad thing?
-Annabeth, Frank’s go-to on anything he doesn’t understand, happily explains everything she knows to him
-Frank thinking it’s so cool and telling Nico how awesome he is for being himself
-Hazel being /floored/ on how accepting the world is of LGBT people today, though of course plenty of people still suck
-Hazel being slightly relived to know that it’s normal because although she loved Sammy then, and she loves Frank now, there was this girl back home who she sort of had feelings for and never understood what that meant
-Leo and the rest of the Hephaestus cabin working on bracelets for gender fluid kids that change colour to correspond with how they feel
-Alex Fierro buying out all of the first ones ready
-Bi or pan Magnus
-^^^This was obvious because Blitzstone is practically canon, come on people
-Each and every god (besides those who swore off all love) responding with ‘yes’ when asked what their sexual orientation is
-Trans Meg/ *edit, suggested by @thisrandombloggergirl Demi-girl Meg instead!
-Also lesbian Meg?
-A large number of LGBT and ally kids being from the Aphrodite cabin because LOVE is LOVE people!
-Calypso making flower crowns that correspond with the different flags’ colours and giving them to anyone who wants them
-Bi, pan, and poly Apollo kids never feeling the need to change the pronouns when they sing love songs or write love poems
-Apollo being *extremely* out at CHB while he’s there
-Him actually giving other LGBT kids the courage to come out
-A small elite group at Camp Jupiter created as a safe space for queer kids
-Reyna always supporting it but being really shy about joining when she comes to terms with her sexuality
-The kids in the group gladly welcoming her
-Asexual/aromantic child of Aphrodite worrying something is wrong with them
-Their brothers and sisters assuring them that they’re normal and there are all different kinds of love
-Hephaestus cabin setting up LGBT movie nights (nothing graphic, mostly fluff, though Travis and Connor have tried on more than one occasion to sneak some x-rated stuff in there)
an endless list of that can’t-eat, can’t-sleep, reach-for-the-stars, over-the-fence, world series kind of stuffmovies
you’ve got mail (1998);“The odd thing about this form of communication is that you’re more likely to talk about nothing than something. But I just want to say that all this nothing has meant more to me than so many somethings.”
Yes, thought Ulla, the wonders of the shore unspooling in her mind, the chance to be someone else for a time, the silly hope that if she only behaved as a noble, the king might somehow forget how common she was and grant her heart’s wish. I can imagine it all.
“Waiter, I’ll begin with
a house salad, but I don’t want the regular dressing. I’ll have the
Balsamic vinegar and oil, but on the side. And then the Salmon with
the mustard sauce, but I want the mustard sauce, on the side.
On the side is a very big thing for you.”
You may recognize this quiet as you stand in what was once Suitors’ Square, staring up at the grand facade of a crumbling palace and the little window high above the street, its casement carved with lilies. This is the sound of a heart gone silent. Velisyana is a corpse.