It’s one of many reasons Shraya is such a singular artist. She’s making work for herself and her communities – everyone else is welcome to appreciate her, but she doesn’t seem much to care.
Science and sexuality collide with swift force in this short but striking chapbook.
1.4 million free books, virtual museum tours, maintaining a creative practice (but maybe not starting that coronavirus novel) and more.
Search polyamory and you’ll see the term partnered with words like “sexual revolution” and “on the rise” in several news pieces on the subject. Surely, there’s more to non-monogamy than sex, or the rebellion of joining a fad? What could it take to make being open/ polyamorous/ non-monogamous work? Eleven books and the internet’s idea of a “sexual revolution” bookshelf later, I present to you a list of some major titles relevant to queer women.
Come get dystopian and read “Parable of the Sower” with us!
The Baby-Sitter’s Club is gay! And coming to Netflix! But also really gay!
Topics include Katie Hill, a kickstarter backpack, amusement parks,Natasha Lyonne, Las Vegas and so much more!
Many of us are intentionally spending more time indoors, and it’s a great time to pick up a new book. Here are some of the most exciting and interesting books by, about, for, or otherwise relevant to queer women, nonbinary and trans readers – not an exhaustive list, by any means, but a good place to start!
Pandemic reading, writers speaking for themselves rather than for their communities, new books on mental health and more.
Sometimes you want queer ladies to get a nice happily-ever-after but you want them to have to really work for it, you know? That’s what these angsty lesbian romances are for.
FINNA’s protagonists are two exes of less than a week, Jules (they/them) and Ava (she/her), who continue to work at the same godforsaken mega furniture store named LitenVärld, an IKEA approximation in an unknown city and country. A portal to another realm opens up and into it escapes an elderly customer who Jules and Ava must now retrieve, or risk being fired.
Why? Because capitalism.
Everything Is Beautiful is one part beloved comics, one part brand new material, and all parts trademark Yao Xiao — warm colors, probing questions, deeply personal reflections, and an endless exploration of the binaries Yao has spent her life trying to navigate.
I’ve been single for most of my life, but romance novels have been my constant partner.
New original fiction by Carmen Maria Machado, approaching queer community from a place of love, on being publicly shamed, linguistic gatekeeping and more.
“Many creatives still have reservations and fears around medication as they believe that it will dampen the creative flow, turn off the magic, or make them less able to connect with the emotion they are trying to convey. This misconception is dismantled in Erlichman’s poetry, she’s sharp and precise while illustrating the often untethered emotion that comes with mania or psychosis.”
I believe that these eight wonderful poets are the face of reviving the genre. I always want to push poems on people, so I’m also presenting you with some of their recent or upcoming works. Head to your favorite, local, indie bookstore and pick up a few of their collections before Black History Month is over!
In their debut story collection We Had No Rules, Corinne Manning makes a rare, generous offer to the queer community: to hold us accountable.
Topics include Victoria’s Secret, The Americans, gatekeeping in publishing, CollegeHumor, slavery re-enactments, Angola, vaping and so much more!
Finding queer desire in literature, why it can feel uncomfortable to read queer romance, two lesbian poets writing under the same pseudonym and more.
“Cam” screenwriter Isa Mazzei’s new memoir is an accessible and honest portrayal of one woman’s stint in the online sex industry.