Short story: The Swan by Roald Dahl, from The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More. Recommended.
Poem: I Want to Read at the White House by Joshua Glover, listened to on the Poetry Foundation’s Poetry Now podcast, from January 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: A queer vision of love and marriage by Tiq Milan and Kim Katrin Milan, listened to on the TEDTalks podcast, from December 2016.Highly Recommended.