Topics include Dress for Success, OJ Simpson, open marriages, Star Tours, what men love about war, lesbians in the ’90s, a white supremacist who went to college and changed his mind and so much more!
Arimah’s short story grapples with grief, immigration, neo-imperialism, and our never-ending obsession with defining ourselves by countries and borders; all the while telling a cross-continental African lesbian love story.
No women won the Nobel Prize, on women’s privacy and how Elena Ferrante got doxxed, how witches are a way to write about women’s power, lesbian YA covers through the years and more.
Why is that people of colour have to bear the brunt of speaking out about racism while white people enjoy the privilege of remaining silent? What happens when the tables are turned?
AfterEllen is a part of a legacy of brilliant publications created by passionate lesbian, queer and bisexual women that unfortunately no longer exist, but were cool for a while.
Topics include Sea World Ohio, “Fixer Upper,” Blue Apron, Bret Easton Ellis, the Golden Suicides, a con-woman, this really cool essay about ambition and SO MUCH MORE!
Grace Bonney, designer extraordinaire, has a gift for you: In the Company of Women, a coffee table collection profiling a diverse range of creative women about their work. Comment on this post TODAY to win a copy!
Feminist coloring books, favorite bi+ books of 2016 (so far), publishing algorithms, when sometimes you read less than other times and more.
Did you love Susan Choi’s My Education, about a sexy student/professor love affair? Here are eight more books you won’t want to miss.
Topics include Atlantic City, Air Force One on 9/11, John Hughes movies, Edward Albee, Star Trek fandom, porn, kids on the internet and so much more!
Reading bored white girls, queer YA, Power and Magic, what women’s lit is anyway and more.
I chatted with Lyn this week about the book, youth activism, and intergenerational activism. She had a lot of amazing things to say, spoiler alert.
Topics include Flint, the framing of a PTA mom, perfume, Roger Ailes, the true crime genre, the Upright Citizens Brigade, Miss America, domestic spheres, Winona Ryder and more!
“Girard’s writing is special in the way it speaks the language of our lived experience of moving through and within gender — inching, painfully slow, changeable, delightful, sexy, and made manifest in a thousand tiny ways, often between people and between words, unspoken.”
This is a happy story and also a sad story. Gilbert realized she was in love with her best friend, Rayya Elias, after Elias was diagnosed with liver and pancreatic cancer.
She also identifies as “a Mary Ann.”
“I think I feel a little less desperation to be liked and a little more “fuck you if you don’t like me.” I think I enjoy flaunting my monstrousness.”
Handwriting doesn’t matter, punk and magic in art, preserving lesbian pulp fiction, breaking up with a bad book and more.
Welcome to your list of queer and/or feminist books coming out in fall 2016. New Zadie Smith, Ivan Coyote, Anne Carson, Margaret Atwood, Bae Suah and more.
Topics include Munchausen by proxy and murder, Shop Jeen, every restaurant in Epcot Center, Joanne the Scammer, housing segregation, little people in Hollywood and so much more!