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Call for Submissions: Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

During Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support AroSpec voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space to people from a [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

Introduction: Asexuality in YA Series

During our Asexuality in YA series, we want to use our space on GayYA to support ace-spectrum voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|2 Comments

Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series

Since election day I've been in a state of despair. I couldn't write this introduction, because all I could think of was giving up. Now, as I write this, I am sitting with a cat on my lap and the sun is warm on my skin. I am cat-sitting for a genderqueer author friend, and [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|1 Comment

Call for Submissions: Asexuality in YA Series

During the Asexuality in YA series we want to use our space on GayYA to support ace spectrum voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Asexuality in YA Series

Call for Selection Team Members

Are you an avid reader of LGBTQIA+ YA? Do you have ThoughtsTM about the representation of LGBTQIA+ youth? Are you interested in helping GayYA.Org decide which LGBTQIA+ YA books to recommend, review, and promote? We are thrilled to announce that we are seeking 5 new members for our Selection Team. GayYA’s Selection Team is a [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Selection Team Members

Introduction to Bisexual Awareness Week Series 2016

During Bisexual Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support bi, pan, and non-monosexual/romantic voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Introduction to Bisexual Awareness Week Series 2016

Call for Submissions: Bisexual Awareness Week Series

During Bisexual Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support bi, pan, and polysexual/romantic voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space to [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Bisexual Awareness Week Series

#YAPride Challenge

Welcome to GayYA’s first ever #YAPride Challenge! #YAPride is all about spreading the LGBTQIA+ love-- and you’re entered to win an AWESOME prize while you do it! The prize? A box of 8 #OwnVoices LGBTQIA+ YA books. We’ll announce the exact titles in a few days, but one of them will be a signed copy of You Know [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Blogathon 2016, Fun Things, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on #YAPride Challenge

Welcome to GayYA’s 2016 Blogathon!

Hello and welcome to GayYA’s 2016 Pride Month + 5th Anniversary blogathon! We're so thrilled for our upcoming month of posts! For our 2015 blogathon intro we said that GayYA has many goals, but everything we do essentially comes down to one purpose: get more LGBTQIA+ YA published. That’s still true, but now that we have [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|Blogathon 2016, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Welcome to GayYA’s 2016 Blogathon!

Vee at BEA: Recap!

As I write this, I’m listening to Halo by Beyonce. I kept hearing it in my head when I was at BEA and BookCon. Everywhere I'm looking now I'm surrounded by your embrace My chest kept getting super tight at BEA and I couldn't understand why, until I started realizing I was becoming overwhelmed with everyone's [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Vee at BEA: Recap!