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    James Faulkner’s ‘unintentional coming out’ was no laughing matter

    For those of you who are new around here, I’ll provide some background context on why I felt the need to write a post about the so-called ‘misunderstanding’ about Australian Men’s cricketer, James Faulkner’s instagram post.I write romance books for lesbian tweens and teens that portray positive representation and supportive environments – being gay in my books is not the story.I am also #ownvoices, identifying as female and lesbian (though I prefer the term gay). (If you’re so inclined, you can find out more about me here).As an author, words matter to me.Getting words right in my books matters to my readers.Being out and proud as much as I can,…