Topics include indoor malls, therapy, queer identity (well it’s more complicated than that — you’ll see), Judy Blume, domestic abuse in South Carolina and more.
Sex scenes in YA, rereading books, stealing a pen from Douglas Adams’s grave and more.
We’re all gonna read The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson! We bet you’re gonna like it a lot or at least have lots of feelings about it.
Topics include Oscar the Grouch, Monster-in-Law, Uber, Key & Peele, the cruise industry, nail salons and more!
If you like lesbian history as much as I do, then you’ll love all these books about queer life in various towns, states, cities and countries. Your input is welcome!
Structuring and restructuring the self through notebooks, the city with the most bookstores per capita, poetry collections that are like documentaries and more.
Queer Canadian poets tend to be experimental, to push against boundaries. They tell it like it is, challenge our ways of thinking, and actively organize for change. Their words are hilarious, heartbreaking, and wise. Here are some queer Canadian poets — mostly female-identified — whose words have changed my world for the better.
I told myself 2015 was the year of living my truths. I’m excited to have a guide in this book, and in Leah’s soulful mission to love and be loved — the rest of it be damned.
Topics include Dominique Moceanu, crowdfunding, recording our lives on social media, illness and diagnosis in comics, fan fiction, murder, the end of “bohemian” San Francisco and so much more!
Poets to start reading now, what to do about the VIDA results, kids being told to stop reading and more.
“These poems are middle fingers to the law, to the man, to history, to the future, to the people who continue to fight us for our lives.”
For National Poetry Month, an ode to the queer poets who talk about their love, fight for justice, and helped me save myself.
Topics include being childless by choice, “white trash food,” Christopher Columbus the mass murderer, Hillary Clinton, the Millennials’ Sexual Revolution, gun violence and more!
Books by people of color are more likely to be banned, Cherríe Moraga on the re-release of This Bridge Called My Back, a new webseries that’s basically lesbian pulp fiction come to life and more!
Topics include The Bachelor, supermax prisons, Robert Durst’s futon, Brittney Spears, being a black cop, working at Hardee’s, Comcast, murder, Flawless and moar!
“Ruth lifts her head, smiles demure and sweet, her lips swollen with kissing. ‘Can’t miss a chance to minister to a heathen like you, Idgie.'”
BOOK IT, forgotten feminist epics, recommended books by trans women, diversity and more.
Topics include Detroit, Robert Durst, homelessness in San Francisco, lesbians falsely imprisoned on sex abuse charges, Joan Didion and more!
Toni Morrison on experimenting, what Sappho sounded like, women authors to read immediately, a bunch of upcoming book-related events and more.
Topics include race in Silicon Valley, Ophelia, the Famous Writers School, The Jinx and Serial, the beginnings of the North American slave trade and more!