How lesbian pulp fiction saved lives, Michelle Tea’s Against Memoir, gay love letters, what counts as “well read” and more.
Here, thought you might need this.
Queer Sex, a collection of interviews with trans and non-binary folks on sex, love and intimacy, is a map to erotic empowerment. In this excerpt, author Juno Roche explores her fears, hopes and erotic potential.
It’s truly magical when you can find a novel with lesbian or bisexual or queer characters that speaks to you and tells a damn good story.
Topics include Renting a Family, Easy Rider & Alice’s Restaurant, alcoholism, an imposter!, eating disorders, Brad Renfro, Facebook, Bad TV, Janelle Monae and so much more!
Nobel-cancelling sex scandals, writing by hand, what to read if you want to read funny women, the myth of women authors with only one good book and more.
There are thousands of recipes to be explored in these books, and they’re all waiting excitedly to queer your kitchen, so clear off some space on your counters and bookshelves cause it’s time to go shopping and start to change the face of an industry.
Check out these queer-women-fronted action and adventure novels, including basically Die Hard but with lesbians, basically The X-Files but with a bisexual love triangle, pirate stories, thrillers and more.
Reading “When Katie Met Cassidy” felt like closing a wound left open by other queer/same-sex romances that came before it.
Topics include weight loss surgery, murder, writer’s block, algorithms for style, David Foster Wallace, The Grenfell Tower fire, how bad Troy sucks in “Reality Bites,” deaf culture and so much more!
A history of twentieth century women critics, why “being nice” is a scam, queer books for teens, Independent Bookstore Day and more.
Blackness and transness interconnect in this radical history of not just black and trans people, but also where beliefs about black and trans people come from.
Let’s talk about black studies, queer studies, black queer lives, and When They Call You A Terrorist!
Why learn about butch lesbian herstory in the 50s, 60s and 70s when you can learn about butch lesbian herstory by looking at babes?
Topics include a gun owner thinking twice, bachelorette parties in Nashville, sex in the ’90s, John Hughes, fighting aging with skincare, childhood sexual abuse, Joan Didion, Cardi B and more!
New thoughts on South Asian cultural identity in YA, writing recovery and addiction narratives, Joan Didion’s reading list, how Judy Blume taught girls to be feminists and more.
Don’t count your owls before they’re delivered!
N.K. Jemisin’s multiple Hugo Award-winning Broken Earth trilogy, which ended with The Stone Sky just a few months ago, asks the opposite of the questions posed by other epic fantasy series. What if the world doesn’t deserve to be saved? What if the most righteous thing a hero can do is watch the earth burn?
Queers and witches just go together.
These dark mysteries and thrillers featuring lesbian and bisexual main characters focus less on the romance and more on the hair raising on the back of your neck.