“So, are menstrual bags good, or are they bad? Do they empower women, or further constrict them? It becomes obvious that this is not a zero-sum game, and Moore illuminates the coexistence of multiple conflicting truths.”
Many books that feature masculine women characters or characters on the trans masculine spectrum show sexual assault. These ones don’t.
Reading for today’s dystopia, today.
“Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Volume Two,” with interviews by King and edited by Elena Rose, is a collection of 16 interviews with queer and trans artists of color that inspire, empower and give an intimate glance into the creative process of some of the most interesting artists in the world.
You’re joining a fight that is by no means new, check out this list of books to make sure you come correct to the next rally.
Immerse yourself in these poems and prepare to come out raw and clean.
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!
Spend an evening with a good book and a paddle.
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.
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.”
“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.”
Like, Guy Gavriel Kay, but queer. Tolkien, but queer. Melanie Rawn, but queer.
“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?