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How Reading Got Me Through My Teens And Beyond

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 13 – Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon by EC King Depression and anxiety have always run deeply in my veins. These issues are hereditary in my case and, though they are not my constant companions, they are definitely frequent visitors. Even though I was a privileged, seemingly happy and rambunctious child, I [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Archive, Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading|Comments Off on How Reading Got Me Through My Teens And Beyond

Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire

Pride Month Blogathon: Day 2 - Introduction to Pride Month Blogathon Introductions are always a bit awkward but alas, they're kind of necessary. Lets just start with the basics shall we? My full name is Camila Rodriguez Laureano and I'm a 20 year old bookworm living in the tiny island in the Caribbean known as [...]

By | June 8th, 2017|Author Interview, New Releases|Comments Off on Interview: Tehlor Kay Mejia, author of When We Set the Dark On Fire

Representing the Asexual Experience

by Tabitha O’Connell As an asexual reader, I love finding characters I can relate to—so few exist whose sexuality is similar to mine that it’s really special every time I encounter one. Sometimes, these characters have the word “asexual” explicitly applied to them in-text, and it’s always great to see my label used and normalized. [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Archive|1 Comment

Reading Myself in Code

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #8 Previous Posts: Building Zoey's World by Anya Johanna DeNiro, We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers by Elliot Wake, Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Guest Blogs|1 Comment

How the Fox Became

Trans Awareness Week: Day #4  Previous Posts: Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Fox Benwell  I talk a lot, both as a transmasculine guy and as a writer, about the importance of words. [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on How the Fox Became

So Now What? The Post-Coming Out Story in LGBTQ YA Fiction

by Emily O’Beirne Does every single LGBTQ young adult book have to be a coming out story? This is a sighed-out question we hear a lot these days. And while I do think that we need to pause and take some small pleasure in the fact that we’ve reached a cultural point where we can complain [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Author Guest Blog|Comments Off on So Now What? The Post-Coming Out Story in LGBTQ YA Fiction