There’s a really amazing picture of Michelle Tea inside this post.
“I said I’d gone to New York to be a model, and I hadn’t. I’d gone there for life and sex and cruelty.”
Is Young Adult fiction unfriendly to LGBTQ characters? The answer is “absolutely not” or “yes,” depending on who you ask.
This is a list of YA fantasy novels that fall somewhere between tangentially gay and really, really gay. They all fall under “read this immediately.”
Rachel’s Team Pick: Look at this really cool thing that this person does with books!
You guys read ALL THE BOOKS.
…if I ever get around to reading them.
Rachel’s Team Pick: You should submit something to Broad! A Gentlelady’s Magazine!
For the last two years, the Lambda Literary Awards have only been open to LGBT authors, but that’s about to change.
Laurie Weeks’ debut novel Zipper Mouth is coming out this October. You might have feelings about this.
“You want to spur interest in kids reading that fits their needs, not that of people in the 1930s.”
This gallery is seriously epic, and will appeal to anyone who likes lesbians and/or time travel.
“So much second-guessing involved every decision that I made that I became a paradox in a way, a combination of bravado and insecurity.”
Summer is almost over! Try to forget about that by reading some lesbian pulp fiction.
“The original hipster had come down to Earth.”
Riese’s Team Pick: What do famous writers eat and drink while writing? What did Carson McCullers hide in her thermos? What do food writers eat? How much does Amy Sedaris know about Literary Drinkers?
Intern Bren’s Team Pick: Are you weirder than some of history’s weirdest authors? Probably and that’s why I love you.
Patti Smith’s ‘Just Kids’ is an incredible story. I want to tell you about it.
Intern Bren’s Team Pick: “Who wrote the Bible again? I’ve forgotten.”
“Patrick actually used to be popular before Sam bought him some good music.”