This shiny new collection of queer Southern poetry and stories is guaranteed to stick to your ribs.
This year’s Lambda Award winners were announced yesterday evening and now it’s time to read ALL OF THEM.
What are you reading? What are you drinking? What did you do this week? Please leave all the comments and comment back and all the things and just be lovely and wonderful in general.
Write Bloody Publishing is giving away a stack of books to two lucky Autostraddle readers!
If you only have about an hour and you’re in the mood for pig-eared coming-out stories and illustrations of naked, horse-faced lesbian lovers lounging on vintage sofas drinking wine, On Loving Women is the book for you!
“Go see weirdos and women and everyone living on the fabulous fringes of society doing things, please. I’ll go with you. We can take all our boos, cats, and brujas on a communal date.”
Ten important queer and feminist books coming this spring.
“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.”
Read these books.
Did you read the book? Now it’s time to join in the discussion! We have questions, you have answers, and hopefully additional questions. It’s a book club! Let’s go!
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.
The second book to come out of the “Attention: People With Body Parts” project invites survivors of domestic violence to heal through discussions with their own body parts.
We’re partnering with Strand Bookstore in New York City to host another round of Queer Ladies Speed Dating, right in time for the holidays! Our own Gabby and Katrina will be hosting!
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.
And! Because I’m the one doing the book club, I have a bit of an added element. There is a drink recipe in here, folks!
We want to hook two commenters up with copies of Julie Maroh’s graphic novel, Blue is the Warmest Color!
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.