Lambda Literary Award nominees have been announced, Zines will outlive the internet, a bookstore-bar in the Bronx, sexual assault in creative fields, California periods and more.
Psycho Nymph Exile is a cartography of brokenness, an answer to the question that no one wants to ask: What happens after exile? What happens to the girls who become trash?
Poetry and magic are for everyone, business feminism, Maya Angelou, EIleen Myles, kicking the frame, unicorn power and more.
“Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones” is the kind that shakes and wakes that brave, mad, dangerous girl I used to be.
Greenland’s queer literary star, takes on contemporary feminism, book club history, bookstores in the resistance and more.
Gay is far more honest than most about the weird ways we actually solve for love. The necessary ugliness in getting there.
Reading as a cure for monotony, boredom, and almost-death; books about living in oppressive religious cults; what Roxane Gay is reading right now and more.
Check out this rad new queer YA book by your fave YouTube odd couple, Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin!
Black artists and America, (your) feelings about typography, writers resisting, a history of feminist bookstores, representation in comics and more.
Everything you want to read.
Love for Roxane Gay, Joan Didion’s literary descendants, the end of the 2016 book lists, a cheat sheet for your ereader and more.
Looking to listen to some lesbian romance as you travel (or don’t) this week? Need to take a break from it all and escape into your headphones? Here are the 9 lesbian romance audiobooks you’ve been waiting for!
“If I saw my writing career through the eyes of a mediocre white man I’d be, like, that dude would be fucking high on himself constantly.”
Stealing diaries; the oldest library; a conversation on women, bodies and writing; a peek at Roxane Gay’s forthcoming book; “The Lottery” in Stars Hollow and more.
Like, Guy Gavriel Kay, but queer. Tolkien, but queer. Melanie Rawn, but queer.
Post-election reading recommendations, endless love for Zadie Smith, new Joan Didion, how we talk about women’s lives and more.
Literary ASMR, exclamation points and emoji, queer retellings as reclamation, Zadie Smith, recordings of Black women poets and more.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Beyoncé, digital accessibility and representation as an ongoing project, every spell used in Harry Potter, Halloween reading and more.
Arimah’s short story grapples with grief, immigration, neo-imperialism, and our never-ending obsession with defining ourselves by countries and borders; all the while telling a cross-continental African lesbian love story.
No women won the Nobel Prize, on women’s privacy and how Elena Ferrante got doxxed, how witches are a way to write about women’s power, lesbian YA covers through the years and more.