LGBTQ

Steve November 25, 2021

A Thames Valley Police constable made horrific “homophobic and racist” comments while on duty, a disciplinary tribunal has heard. PC Perry Greenhalf, based at Loddon Valley police station in Reading, Berkshire, is accused of making “offensive and homophobic comments on a number of occasions in the presence of colleagues”, including on 16 October, 2020, when […]

Steve November 24, 2021

“It is the soul that captivates me.” 1. Mae Whitman Amy Sussman / Getty Images for Los Angeles Confidential Magazine The actor tweeted in August 2021, “Just taking a moment to say I am SO proud to be even a small part of a show like The Owl House. Being pansexual myself, I wish I had […]

Steve November 24, 2021

Give a loved one celebrating the Festival of Lights the joy of queer Jewish literature! The Flower Girl Wore Celery written by Meryl Gordon and illustrated by Holly Clifton-Brown Emma’s so excited to be a bridesmaid at her cousin Hannah’s wedding, but it sure does come with a lot of surprises! She did not expect […]

Steve November 24, 2021

I have been anticipating this book since what feels like the beginning of time, so I’m thrilled to be revealing Maya Dean’s Wrath Goddess Sing, releasing June 7, 2022 from William Morrow! Here’s the story: Drawing on ancient texts and modern archeology to reveal the trans woman’s story hidden underneath the well-known myths of The Iliad, Maya […]

Steve November 24, 2021

Stewart “Stu” Rasmussen, the first openly transgender person to serve as mayor of a U.S. town, died on Nov. 19. He was 73. Rasmussen, a self-described “gender anarchist” who used both he/him and she/her pronouns, is survived by her wife, Victoria Sage. (HuffPost is using both sets of pronouns in this story.) Kyle Palmer, who […]

Steve November 24, 2021

The bedroom is the place where the magic happens — well, some of the time, anyway. Having the right stuff on hand can make the space conducive to pleasure, whether that’s having sex with a partner, masturbating or just kicking back and relaxing. We turned to experts, from sex therapists to sex educators, to find […]

Steve November 24, 2021

Today on the site, I’m thrilled to help celebrate the release of Briar Girls by Rebecca Kim Wells, a Sapphic YA reimagining of The Sleeping Beauty yours truly called “a tantalizingly dark and majestic fairy tale filled with love, betrayal, and the ways the two inevitably intersect.” The book releases today, and Rebecca’s here to […]

Steve November 24, 2021

Yesterday is History by Kosoko Jackson The Last Beginning by Lauren James The Unintentional Time Traveler by Everett Maroon A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith Spin Me Right Round by David Valdes