Topics include showbiz seniors, independent Black American film-making, genetic sexual attraction, prostitution in Germany and so much more! Also an essay by the late David Carr.
Canadian queer women’s classic books, Asian American literature after Amy Tan, failing to keep a diary, optional bookmarks and more.
“I didn’t want the only thing I had ever known to be taken away from me. So I ignored my desires in order not to lose everything I loved.”
Topics include the Albuquerque police department, Mary Gaitksill, 50 Shades of Grey, how San Francisco looks in “Looking,” Sweden, a letter from a death row inmate and more!
The Venezuelan supermodel, actress and activist talks about her new memoir, coming out now vs. then, inspiring gay Latinas, the kinds of pastries she brought Sandra Bernhard years ago and working on set of The L Word.
The National review on its own racism, queering makeup, The John Wayne Gacy Files, defending awful humans in court, Casey Kasem, Broad City and more!
New Toni Morrison, make a tiny zine, literary podcasts, writing difference and more.
These women changed feminism forever with their scholarship. Let’s vow to never forget their names.
Topics include Dollywood, women writers, migrant farmers, Dorothy Allison, the Nigerian schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram, the American military and more!
Kristy and Mary Ann always belonged together, and don’t you forget it.
Topics include a childhood on codeine, Marsha Mehran, Fruitvale, prison labor, a face transplant, The Mission in San Francisco and moar!
Untold Stories directly disrupts the ongoing and frustrating conversation around abortion and reproductive health as a political wedge issue. It drives home the point, without proselytizing, that people’s complex reproductive lives should be at the center of conversations about reproductive health and rights.
Marginalized writers learning to value their own stories, interviews with queer and trans artists of color, a new Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie story, bisexuality in sci fi and more.
These shouldn’t be revelations. These should be the frameworks of our revolution.
Topics include Nicholas Sparks, the day she left her son in the car, The Dead Dad Club, IKEA, Pam & Tommy and moar!
What if Mellie divorced Fitz, ran for president, hired Olivia to manage her campaign, and fell in love with her? What a wonderful world that would be!
Topics include diabetes, college parties, Selma, the Kimani Ffriend case, independent living, “Toxic Twitter” and more!
An interview with Daisy Hernández, free ebooks and audiobooks, the end of “sweet, biddable girls” in fairy tales and more.
Come join the Speakeasy Book Club as we quest for literary enlightenment and embiggen our collective minds.
Topics include Jay from the Adnan Syed case, Radio Shack, The Doodler Murders, Sex after pregnancy, “Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness?” and Dorothy Allison on “A Question of Class.”