Reading Audre Lorde after Charlottesville, gendered terms in language when you’re non-binary, scary little girls in literature and more.
Love queer speculative fiction but don’t have the time or energy to read novels or series? Then these eight collections and anthologies of queer speculative short fiction are for you!
Consider only reading queer romance, bisexual slang, horror stories by women and more.
Gurba’s writing feels devastating and holy and hilarious all at once, like a dead sea scroll that is as fun to read as an old issue of Playboy.
“To read a piece about lesbian e e cummings, you have to fully commit, but you could tell Dr. Brown was scared.”
The Nobel Prize is “fun” now, “Her Body and Other Parties,” Shirley Jackson, Rupi Kaur, the most subversive thing a woman can be and more.
Read queer banned books. Support their authors. And maybe buy an extra copy or two of these and leave them in a school library near you.
Feminist books to inspire creative resistance, book collecting, writers of color and escaping autobiography, Harry Potter fanfiction feelings and more.
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.