Wilson-Yang deftly weaves and unweaves the threads of narrative tropes that have come to dominate the telling of the stories of trans women, lesbians, migrants, and Chinese North Americans.
Is there room in your boat, Anne Shirley?
Finish out your summer with some queer engineer approved picks.
Netflix announced an Anne of Green Gables remake today. They better get it right about Anne and Diana being in love!
Emojis aren’t destroying language, reading lists of books by indigenous authors, trans women in literature and more.
Topics include the American Shopping Mall, going to Disneyworld alone, the Tamir Rice case, a killer in Yosemite, aesthetic homogeneity and so much more.
The latest installment in the All Out Vancouver series brings back all our favorite characters — and some heavy themes.
Queer books set at camp, tips for reading and walking, how to read more books and permission to not finish the ones you start and more.
Three twenty-something friends living in New York City accidentally acquire a mysterious liquid substance called Pretty, that, when imbibed, turns the drinker into a physically augmented version of themselves. Shenanigans ensue.
Topics include suicide in the Mall of America, John Cho, police, genetic sexual attraction, Diane Arbus, Donald Trump’s hotels, musical.ly and more!
Mental health zines, libraries’ political and social power, what counts as a diverse book and more.
Topics include Black Lives Matter, catching up with the prisoners whose sentences were commuted by Obama, OJ Simpson circa 2001, Marie Kondo, Bill Cosby, Miami Beach and moar!
The oldest library in the world, why emoji don’t mean linguistic death, a history of zines, what to add to your queer summer reading pile and more.
Topics include Judith Butler, domestic goddesses, the for-profit prison industry, what Uber drivers make, Abigail Fishers, sexism, sad girl fashion and more!
Books to read for Pride, searching for representation, cotton candy queer lit, books as taxidermy, books and reading and food and eating, and more.
Topics include Kim Kardashian, Hillary Clinton, the (formerly) most liberated woman in America, Blac Chyna, LinkedIn, sex crimes and more.
I want to spend some time this summer really cracking in to books about technology, especially when the ideas therein have special and specific interaction with the queer digital space I occupy for so much of my time. Here’s my list.
Insufferable uptight raw vegan Fanny Price has been raised by her rich aunt and uncle, because her immediate family is poor and does not have the money for the Vitamix and fruit dehydrator she requires.
The 2016 Lambda Literary Award winners, summer reading suggestions, why hardcover is the new vinyl, why language is colonized and more.
Topics include bias risk-predictors employed by sentencing judges, The Rainforest Cafe, Black Trauma Remixed For Your Clicks, journalism, how/why millionaire athletes go broke, IBS, the man with ten wives and more!