“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?”
A resource guide to some of the crucial narratives and literary works around sex workers’ experiences in publication, from one of the editors of new anthology of sex workers’ writing “We Too: Essays on Sex Work and Survival.”
I believe we are in living in a truly incredible time for queer and feminist books. For proof, I offer you this majestic — if I do say so myself — list of queer and feminist books hitting shelves this winter.
2020 was terrible in every way except for queer books. There were so many amazing queer books published this year! Here are 67 of the best of them.
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!
Our ongoing adult sex ed requires a little research. These books on queer sex address the questions you didn’t get to ask in health class.
Whether you’re interested in witches as a horror trope, a doorway to sex positivity, a topic of historical exploration, or rich characters and ideas in fiction or poetry, at least one of these witch books will bring something into your life!
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!
I can confirm that no matter what you’re looking for — YA, non-fiction, memoir, romance, literary fiction, comics, science fiction, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, poetry — there are queer and feminist books on this list that you will love!
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.
This list includes a variety of different genres. The only requirements were a main queer woman or non-binary character, written by a Nordic / Scandinavian author, and set in a Nordic / Scandinavian country or featuring a Nordic / Scandinavian protagonist. Enjoy!
At this moment in time with uprisings against anti-Blackness happening in the US and all over the world, it feels urgent to focus on Black authors who are imagining Black futures. Plus, it was Octavia Butler’s birthday on June 22!
You’re joining a fight that is by no means new, check out this list of books to make sure you come correct to the next rally.
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.
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.
I’ve scrounged the internet for totally FREE (and legal) digital copies of amazing queer books. Groundbreaking trans fiction, comics, queer classics, and more!
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?
Search polyamory and you’ll see the term partnered with words like “sexual revolution” and “on the rise” in several news pieces on the subject. Surely, there’s more to non-monogamy than sex, or the rebellion of joining a fad? What could it take to make being open/ polyamorous/ non-monogamous work? Eleven books and the internet’s idea of a “sexual revolution” bookshelf later, I present to you a list of some major titles relevant to queer women.
Many of us are intentionally spending more time indoors, and it’s a great time to pick up a new book. Here are some of the most exciting and interesting books by, about, for, or otherwise relevant to queer women, nonbinary and trans readers – not an exhaustive list, by any means, but a good place to start!