A new history of BDSM. Plus women in translation, the Asian and Asian American literature explosion and more.
Why is it sometimes hardest to find other queer individuals in places where they seem to be everywhere? The new book, “How Places Make Us,” takes us into the lives of lesbian, bisexual and queer residents in four small cities and reveals how and why LBQ individuals forge especially strong ties in unlikely places.
Topics include the future of reproduction, getting sober and realizing that you’re trans, rape kits and rape culture, the McDonalds Monopoly heist, high-brow true crime, tiny hotels, food delivery theory and so much more!
Fighting words about literary organizational systems. Plus animals that break into libraries, writers on the books that inspire them, new poetry from Indigenous women and more.
Topics include Goop, Sex and the City, Les Moonves, a waterslide tragedy, IRL livestreaming, lesbian cruising, Six Feet Under, Benihana, rough sex and more!
Why conservatives are afraid of libraries, what to read that’s out in August, why writing matters in an age of despair and more.
Topics include Lindsay Lohan & David Lynch, politicizing sexual desire, murder, Jewish nostalgia & Dirty Dancing, Anthony Bourdain, Slenderman, escaping Warren Jeffs and so much more!
Tarot and psychotherapy, reading anything at any time of year, give yourself permission not to finish that book you don’t really want to finish and more.
Disney has retold their most famous Halloween story with a trio that’s comprised of two people of color, one of whom is queer; and the queer daughter of Max and Allison. It’s silly and spooky, and it’s an unabashed love story.
Here are eight awesome books with queer Jewish women characters, from YA to literary fiction to historical fiction and more!
Topics include tumblr, reading Joan Didion in California restaurants, Death Valley, Smarties, crime reporting, Johnny Depp, murder, murder and murder!
How queer writers create queer stories, the history of writing as a history of book burning, queer bookstores to visit and more.
Topics include Netflix, a convenient dinner, surprisingly a lot of hockey, SKAM Austin, Queer Eye, chicken tenders, kissing, the new Mormans, Netflix, Vice, OneTaste, and more!
It’s fun to delete stuff. Plus: feminist zine culture, a Lumberjanes quiz, the 2017 VIDA count results and more.
Books with ace homo/bi/panromantic women characters do exist! Here’s a list of eight of these very real and awesome books in genres like romance, fantasy, YA and more!
Topics include Christian films, NXivm, Caitlyn Jenner, Sesame Street, blood stain pattern analysis, XXXTentacion, The Real World, con-artist Anna Delvey, plus-size clothing and so much more!
Language is a way to exercise control. Also some Pride reading lists, three Latinx zines, dying languages and more.
Lady Evangeline is as capable as ripping your bodice as Sir Benedict Granville, and that’s just one of the brilliant things about this interactive romance novel.
The queer YA books you’ll want to read at the beach, the park, and everywhere else this summer!
Accessible queer sex education, now available for everyone.