Category Archives: LGBT

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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A is for April and Awesomeness and Androgyny!

It’s that time of year again! The April A-Z Blogging Challenge! The idea is that everyday in April – except Sundays – gets a letter and corresponding blog post. While I will endeavour to bring you writerly themed blog posts … Continue reading

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April is LGBT+ Month!

Introducing… LGBT Month! Throughout the month of April, Laura and Cayce have decided to celebrate the LGBT+ community through their love of books. This event has no real rules. All you have to do is read and share LGBT+ books. … Continue reading

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WIPmarathon Report #1

It’s March 1st, which means time to report in on the WIP. I had high hopes of finishing this draft by today. Yeah, that didn’t happen, but it was still a pretty good month. Here are the stats…

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