Here are eight books about adult bisexual ladies going about their full, complex lives. There are definitely some sexy times to look forward to but sex isn’t the focus of the narrative.
Barely even a woman yet, at 17 years old, Ava Le’Ray Barrin is the 14th trans woman of color in the United States whose life was ended too early.
A recent spike in violence against trans women in Malaysia has left activists and the trans community fearful, but also determined in their calls for the Malaysian Government and society to be held accountable.
“The conference serves as a portal to collective dreaming and scheming where barriers become bridges to a more just future.”
Then, as now, a certain sort of man was fascinated by these so-called petticoat duels, and The Illustrated Police News, Britain’s first tabloid and official worst newspaper, liked to report on them in full. With pictures.
Topics include Tegan and Sara’s pride weekend, Ellen Page’s Britney Spears cover, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Doctor Who, The Switch and so much more!
It doesn’t look like Marvel will really going to be adding a lot of movies starring women or poc to their upcoming schedule any time soon. So instead, what I propose is that they fill up each movie with as many poc, women, disabled and LGBTQ characters as they can. Just stuff those movies full of ’em.
“Many presume they are entitled to the intimate quirks, details, and sorted history of my body…”
Also, Ruby Rose finds a banana world and Gaby Dunn is a cool queer teen.
Making wine in space, modern medicine doesn’t take women seriously, a solar eclipse is coming up soon and so many more links!
“I loved the Church, and I loved the gospel. I was the kind of Mormon who politely dismissed myself from classrooms when teachers showed R-rated movies. At my first and only high school rager, I texted my mother to pick me up because I felt out of place amidst the drinking and smoking. That was me, Straight-Edge Dera, except apparently I wasn’t so straight.”
“Three Kids, Two Femmes, a Butch and a Cat: Visions of Queer Domesticity”
A playlist because I don’t know, I just like fruit. For each fruit, I picked up to 3 song(s) fitting some criteria, and here we are.
Unlike Orange Is the New Black, Queen Sugar’s approach to Black Lives Matter storytelling works because it doesn’t resort to excessive violence or torture porn to make its point.
I can’t make every passage better. There are some passages that are still, even after months of study, hard to accept. But I try to remind myself that it’s okay to be critical of what’s written and that questions can help my faith grow.
Orphan Black takes us back to the very beginning and introduces us to Alison all over again.
The Supreme Court propped up Trump’s “travel ban” while agreeing to hear the case this fall. They’ve also got some of those good ol’ “religious freedom” challenges that endanger LGBT people in the hopper.
“Dyke is not just a sexual orientation. It’s a political identity. It stands for community. It stands for solidarity. It stands for radical fight.”
Waverly, what in the bleeding heck is going on with you?!
“Thirteen hours of television later, and season five’s cliffhanger ends nearly exactly as season four: with women, many of whom are queer, many of whom are of color, in peril and facing an unknown future. Instead of grounding this season in a fight for social justice, they gleefully reveled in unnecessary violence and humiliation.”