How empathy works, a new quarterly queer book club box, literary sequels, narratives in old letters and more.
The beauty of language in translation, reading the classics while black, top 10 books about tyrants for no reason, parties as literary devices and more.
A silent book club, women Vikings, small-press books out in August, Native people in literature, headless women on book covers and more!
Language and oppression, new trans books, organizing your shelves, zine culture and more.
The museum that texts you modern art, What We Lose, what to read, burning your work and more.
What you should read this summer, “woke” is in the dictionary now, queer history books in high school and more!
Here are eight books about adult bisexual ladies going about their full, complex lives. There are definitely some sexy times to look forward to but sex isn’t the focus of the narrative.
Janet Mock, Roxane Gay, women’s monstrous flesh, LeVar Burton reading to you, beach versus airplane books and more.
Lucky’s been walking a thin line. She desperately wants to maintain a relationship with her family, and especially with her mother, but she also aches to live as an out lesbian.
Dystopias are everywhere, Urban Dictionary is racist and misogynist, newly discovered Sylvia Plath poems and more.
“By the end of the seventies, women were in fashion: every Parisian woman, gay or straight, fell in love with women as if it were the most natural thing in the world.”
These gritty and glittery queer urban fantasy novels feature sex-work activism, genetic experiments, polyamory, erotic antique-postcard painting, sibling rivalry and more — and a ton of queer women characters.
Meme historians, the necessary fragility of feminism and radical politics, poetry a fatal, first-person queer writing as a way to shift power and more.
Grammar as privilege, cardboard presses, ranking fictional drugs, disability in sci-fi and fantasy and more.
Looking for clearly queer Asian and Pacific Islander women in fiction? Look no further.
Runaways, witches, and girl gangs: a review and conversation with Kai Cheng Thom on her new book, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars.
Queer young adult fiction is exploding right now, but with so much out there, how can you figure out what to read next? These 25 queer YA novels — including superheroes, romance, small-town mysteries, mermaids, assassins and more — all feature or were written by LGBTQ women.
Poetry by Precious Okoyomon, living a feminist life, women’s ambition, more inclusive ways to think of feminism and womanism, and more.
Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars, a scrappy Canadian dictionary, Adrienne Rich on how to live, how to get into queer romance novels and more.
Many books that feature masculine women characters or characters on the trans masculine spectrum show sexual assault. These ones don’t.