“It’s interesting and refreshing to be in this time period where authors are resisting in their own way.”
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.
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.
Fat women deserve space in fairytales, magic vs math, why calling it “confessional writing” is sexist and more.
Grammar as privilege, cardboard presses, ranking fictional drugs, disability in sci-fi and fantasy and more.
Runaways, witches, and girl gangs: a review and conversation with Kai Cheng Thom on her new book, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars.
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.
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.