a quick read on queer

Today the lovely Gail Carriger wrote a post about homosexuality in her alt-Victorian-history fantasy novels. My favorite line:

I guess what I am trying to say is the following. There are queer characters in my books because there are queer people in my life, always have been, so it would not be my universe without them. They are as fallible, flawed, and as changeable as any other characters.