From hard and soft sci-fi to military sci-fi to space opera: here are eight (gay) books you should add to your reading list.
Gay is far more honest than most about the weird ways we actually solve for love. The necessary ugliness in getting there.
Check out this rad new queer YA book by your fave YouTube odd couple, Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin!
Everything you want to read.
This is the year the resistance takes shape. And for feminists looking for a roadmap, The Crunk Feminist Collection is the newly-printed guidebook that sets the path.
Read these f*cking books.
“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.”
“In the words of Notting Hill, “I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” Or more realistically, I’m just a girl, standing in front of KFC, praying that it’s open.”
“When the Moon Was Ours not only touches on qpoc life and gender roles and social constructs, but it beautifully and brutally explores what it means to be a queer teen of color in a world constantly rejecting and defining who you should be.”
There Should Be Flowers is a healing map, a compass that shows us back to the world after having left it for too long – that allows us to live inside the pain and love ourselves anyway.
Is there enough room to practice compassion at the same time that we notice we’re being manipulated and dehumanized? How much of our own humanity is taken away from us when we don’t allow ourselves the emotional space to practice love in any circumstance?
If witches are a way to tell stories about women and power, vampires are a way to tell stories about women and sex.
Why is that people of colour have to bear the brunt of speaking out about racism while white people enjoy the privilege of remaining silent? What happens when the tables are turned?
“Being Queer is not about who you’re with, it’s about who you are.”
“Girard’s writing is special in the way it speaks the language of our lived experience of moving through and within gender — inching, painfully slow, changeable, delightful, sexy, and made manifest in a thousand tiny ways, often between people and between words, unspoken.”
“I think I feel a little less desperation to be liked and a little more “fuck you if you don’t like me.” I think I enjoy flaunting my monstrousness.”
Welcome to your list of queer and/or feminist books coming out in fall 2016. New Zadie Smith, Ivan Coyote, Anne Carson, Margaret Atwood, Bae Suah and more.
Wilson-Yang deftly weaves and unweaves the threads of narrative tropes that have come to dominate the telling of the stories of trans women, lesbians, migrants, and Chinese North Americans.
Finish out your summer with some queer engineer approved picks.
The latest installment in the All Out Vancouver series brings back all our favorite characters — and some heavy themes.