Times are rough, all around. Instead of my regular Grease Bats, I’m sharing some coloring pages that were rejected last month after an editor was “slightly offended” by the images. Enjoy homos!
“I’m the first google result for ‘lesbian stripper’ and I’m so fucking proud of that!”
I would like to make a formal complaint about the dearth of lesbian action films in Hollywood. It is absolutely a dream of mine to make one one day.
You can now stream “Saving Face” FOR FREE! Amazon is turning “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” into a TV series, there’s lots to read about “Dead to Me” and here’s some Noelle Stevenson approved She-Ra fan art for your enjoyment.
Janet Mock got a PUPPY and Gaby Dunn makes a killer (heh) Poison Ivy!
Renewals for Stumptown and Elite, behind-the-scenes gay details of Janelle Monáe’s Homecoming, every queer woman in Hollywood still wants to be Batwoman, a cute gay Pixar short, and more!
Queer and feminist books, including, YA, non-fiction, memoir, romance, literary fiction, comics, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, and poetry, hitting bookshelves this summer!
We’re still smack dab in the middle of a global crisis. But as summer approaches, you might want to forget our reality and float away with something joyful *and* queer. This list has got you covered.
I’ve become so sophisticated from maxing out on the benefits of staying home, there’s juuust one side effect.
Queer historical fiction books full of the steaminess, lush historical detail, and drama of Sarah Waters’s iconic lesbian coming of age story Tipping the Velvet.
A time capsule of queer Los Angeles, how paying attention matters, read “A Quick and Easy Guide to Sex and Disability,” black queer writers winning Pulitzer Prizes and more.
Hey and so would Ali Liebert! Motherland: Fort Salem and Gentefied have been renewed, more details on ODAAT’s animated special, Vanity Fair’s Janelle Monáe profile is a must-read, and more!
“Ma’am, I can assure you that refusing to wear a mask to protect your community… is not the ‘new’ N-word.”
Also: Ama Elsesser is cooking great dinners for her lover and Rhea Butcher is getting into tie dye and it’s frankly inspiring.
Let’s keep it casual.
We are in a crucial moment where we can change trans representation in YA and do it in a way that doesn’t leave anyone behind.
Spring is my fave season, and Portland does it so well. (Play along with Reine, bingo card included.)
Shop for obscure ingredients in Asian supermarkets so you can replicate your favorite homecooked meals your mother used to make for you, and activate your ongoing transformation from helpless child to adult who knows how to nurture their own inner child.
Also, livereads of Lizzie McGuire and Orphan Black, the trailer for Hannah Gadsby’s new Netflix special, Hamilton is coming to Disney+ very soon, those new Adventure Time episodes, and more!
If you’re looking to escape reality for a little while, look no further than this year’s absolute bumper crop of queer novels. As late spring and summer literary events are postponed and cancelled, writers are looking for ways to connect virtually with readers and the publishing community – and finding ways to keep their creativity flowing in a difficult time.