Category Archives: LGBT

#ReadProud Reading Challenge

June is #PrideMonth and to celebrate, my writing friend Julia Ember is hosting a #ReadProud Challenge. The goal is work through your LGBT+ TBR list! This is a 4-week challenge. Each week will have 2 categories. You can participate on two … Continue reading

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Discovering Delilah Release Day!

HARBORSIDE NIGHTS is a sexy, hot, and evocatively real New Adult Romance series that follows a group of friends who have known one another for years as “summer” friends, and now come together after college to build their lives. They’re … Continue reading

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Archipelacon SF/F Reading Lists

During Archipelacon, several diverse SF/F titles were discussed at both the Diversity in YA and QUILTBAG in SF/F panel. Below is a list of books from Cheryl Morgan, Dirk Weger, and me. Please note, some of these books we have read and … Continue reading

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QUILTBAG Heroes and The Normal Heart

It’s been a long time since I’ve dedicated a Wednesday to a QUILTBAG Hero. Today I’d like to talk about not just one, but several of these heroes in the context of a film I watched last week and am … Continue reading

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Friday Reads: Made of Stars

Sorry! I have been totally MIA recently with regards to blogging. I have a dozen excuses: summer, actual sunshine outside, lots of climbing, even more writing, laziness, reading great books… and it’s because of that last one that I need … Continue reading

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My visit to South Africa and all the awesome!

This time last week I was soaking up the mid-winter South African sunshine while it was snowing on mid-summer in Finland. Needless to say, I’m extremely grateful Jo’burg weather was so mild and that I got a slice of unexpected … Continue reading

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We Need Diverse Books Because…

A major campaign for diversity in literature is happening right now! You can join the discussion by using the hashtag #WeNeedDiverseBooks on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr etc. It’s a great initiative drawing attention to the lack of diversity across many genres … Continue reading

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L is for LGBT+

April isn’t only the month of the A-Z Challenge, but is also LGBT+ month. Part of the LGBT+ challenge is to read an LGBT book and get people talking about it so here’s my LGBT+ book review contribution…

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C is for Confusion, Gender Confusion

  Today I’m participating in the blog blitz of The Only Boy by Jordan Locke. It just so happens that this story is a about a boy who has to hide his gender from the world, a theme, which ties … Continue reading

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B is for Bisexual

  Bisexuality puts the ‘B’ in LGBT+ This gender identity means the person is attracted to both men and women. This is the sexual identity I ‘get’ the most since I firmly believe that love transcends gender and that our … Continue reading

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