“I am looking for content more than simply a small throw-away line that the woman is bisexual. I would love to see bisexual women for whom their queer identities and queer communities are a big part of their life and a notable aspect of the book.”
“Stories about huge families full of love, whether nuclear or chosen or just-for-school, were the comfort food of my childhood, and I’m trying to find something similar for my queer adulthood. Is there such a thing?”
Eight great fat positive queer books featuring queer fat characters in all their glory: teen superheroes, fashionista bloggers, bisexual nannies, lesbian home economists, self-deprecating humorists, wannabe K-Pop stars, and more!
Given that identities are often assumed based on the gender of a person’s current partner(s), how do bi+ folks navigate longterm relationships? What effect does being in a longterm relationship have on a bi+ person’s understanding of self? How does their bi+ identity interact with intersecting identities and those of their partner(s)? How do poly and monogamous relationships differ for bi+ people? All those questions and more are explored in these fiction and non-fiction books about bi+ people!
Queer YA novels with themes similar to Alice Wu’s already beloved movie: falling in love through letter writing, figuring out your queer identity, keeping secrets, new friendships, small towns, and slowly getting to new your new girl crush.
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.
Comfort reads with queer characters to soothe you in today’s rough times! I’ve specifically picked books that are available in ebook format so that you can get a hold of them from the comfort of wherever your shelter in place is.
Now is a great time to escape to outer space, don’t you think?
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.
The following 8 books are mind-blowingly good fiction audiobooks about queer women. I’m talking incredible voice acting that takes the story to a whole other level.
More than one book involves lesbians falling in love while bonding over a cute festive pet.
“Books about *monstrous women* of all varieties. Softhearted giantesses, feral shapeshifters, malicious sea creatures, lonely gorgons. Women with the strength of gods, women with fangs and fur, women formed of craggy rock or ice or fire.”
Here are 8 queer books appropriate for the Halloween season, from the genuinely terrifying to funny and lightly macabre.
Eight excellent fantasy novels with trans main characters coming your way!
Did you love My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris? Here are 8 more queer graphic novels with mind-blowing art and dark themes.
8 great YA books with lesbian main characters who are dealing with drama not related to coming out, homophobia, or anything related to their sexuality!
8 queer women books to make you laugh!
Eight books with steamy summer affairs between women, with some settings abroad to boot!
These awesome eight crime books, including mysteries, thrillers, and true crime, all feature queer women!
LGBT fiction for the tween / young teen in your life, or for anyone who likes a good queer book (spoiler: that’s everyone).
Have you read Stray City by Chelsey Johnson? It’s got great authentic representation of supportive queer community. Here are eight more books featuring queers who show up for each other!