Feminist coloring books, favorite bi+ books of 2016 (so far), publishing algorithms, when sometimes you read less than other times and more.
Did you love Susan Choi’s My Education, about a sexy student/professor love affair? Here are eight more books you won’t want to miss.
Topics include Atlantic City, Air Force One on 9/11, John Hughes movies, Edward Albee, Star Trek fandom, porn, kids on the internet and so much more!
Reading bored white girls, queer YA, Power and Magic, what women’s lit is anyway and more.
I chatted with Lyn this week about the book, youth activism, and intergenerational activism. She had a lot of amazing things to say, spoiler alert.
Topics include Flint, the framing of a PTA mom, perfume, Roger Ailes, the true crime genre, the Upright Citizens Brigade, Miss America, domestic spheres, Winona Ryder and more!
“Girard’s writing is special in the way it speaks the language of our lived experience of moving through and within gender — inching, painfully slow, changeable, delightful, sexy, and made manifest in a thousand tiny ways, often between people and between words, unspoken.”
This is a happy story and also a sad story. Gilbert realized she was in love with her best friend, Rayya Elias, after Elias was diagnosed with liver and pancreatic cancer.
She also identifies as “a Mary Ann.”
“I think I feel a little less desperation to be liked and a little more “fuck you if you don’t like me.” I think I enjoy flaunting my monstrousness.”
Handwriting doesn’t matter, punk and magic in art, preserving lesbian pulp fiction, breaking up with a bad book and more.
Welcome to your list of queer and/or feminist books coming out in fall 2016. New Zadie Smith, Ivan Coyote, Anne Carson, Margaret Atwood, Bae Suah and more.
Topics include Munchausen by proxy and murder, Shop Jeen, every restaurant in Epcot Center, Joanne the Scammer, housing segregation, little people in Hollywood and so much more!
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.