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.
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.
These shouldn’t be revelations. These should be the frameworks of our revolution.
Liz Prince’s new graphic memoir Tomboy is a smart and outright cute exploration of girlhood by a girl who didn’t ‘fit’ but survived to tell the tale.
This is simultaneously one of the most informative and inspirational books I’ve read in a long time.It’s like a primer for how to be an effective artist or community worker.
If you want to reminisce about your teenage summers, enjoy a good book or just a good cry, This One Summer is the book for you.
This is bad feminism. And we are better for it.
This summer Emily Carroll released a new book of her gorgeously gruesome horror comics, and now that Autumn is fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to grab a blanket, curl up in front of a fire and read some spooky stories.
This extraordinary photojournalism project highlights young queer lives and stories.
“Set in the land of deep-fried Christian morality, a natural tension is created in each one of the anthology’s 23 stories, making for a mostly sexy, sometimes terrifying, but always exceptionally-crafted read.”
It’s not up to just anyone. It’s up to sex workers to define their own destiny.
“Writing a Rita Mae Brown ‘Sudden Death’ or Jenny Schecter ‘Lez Girls’ was never an option.”
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If I had to compare this book to a physical object, it would be a box of chocolates. But not fluffy, easy chocolates – I’m not talking Russell Stover, here. I’m talking complex chocolates, probably with liqueur in them.
It evokes the feeling of sitting with your friend at night, sipping red wine and looking in their sketchbook. This looks amazing, you’d say. And you’d mean it and the moment would feel extraordinarily intimate because you feel like these drawings are only for you.
Maybe my mom was onto something. Maybe family really is everything, so long as you build it yourself.
Inside Year of the Mermaid is Ashley’s story. And it’s eerie how similar it sounds to yours.
Lo is that girl you had a secret crush on in high school, the one who could skate and wore baggy shorts. And with everything she goes through, you genuinely care about her.
Basically, this book is one big giant sex-ed zine, but it’s a book.
Two years after writing that “a woman’s opinion is the miniskirt of the internet,” Laurie Penny is in no shortage of them in her latest mini-book.