The Gender Neutrality of Superheroes ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Trent ‘Emojiman’ Doublebake pushed the door closed with a smiley face and sighed. His aura rubbed away fake tears and he conjured up a tight teethy smile before entering the kitchen. Adelaide ‘Supplegirl’ Doublebake unravelled herself from the stretch pole and closed her kindle. ‘If that’s the best face you can make, I’d guess today wasn’t the best?’

Trent forced out a wave that hovered overhead before being replaced by an old man shuttling stage left and a round face crying happy tears. ‘We spent the morning trying to decide if the turd emoji should be rainbow coloured to reduce the racist connotations of the original. You’d think the PR people could do that rather than a group of superheroes. We should be out there doing what we do best…’

‘Being childish?’

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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