I’ve come under fire before for speaking about allosexual/alloromantic (i.e., not asexual/aromantic), cisgender, heterosexual people writing about LGBTQIA+ people. So I’m prefacing this with a couple of important points:
- I’m speaking specifically about those who identify themselves as not being part of the LGBTQIA+ community, not “people we think must be allocishetero"
- I’m not calling for any kind of limit or ban on what people can read or write or publish
- I’m not in any way suggesting that #OwnVoices books are inherently better written or better quality, only...
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It’s that time of year again, when we talk about one of my favorite things: LGBTQIA+ people proudly owning who we are. This is a particularly meaningful year as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall.
This month, we’re featuring a range of books with main characters who identify all across the rainbow:
Happy July! While most of you all have already had your Pride celebrations, my city's isn't until the end of this month. So I get to celebrate for twice as long, and I plan to enjoy it!
We have a couple of books out this month that I'm really excited about. First, Geonn Cannon's latest, Kennel Club, released yesterday. For those of you keeping track at home, this is book 7 in his Underdogs series. You won't want to...
It's the time of year when all the Pride flags fly. Time to celebrate with some awesomely awesome queer reads! Over on Twitter, be sure to check out #PrideReads for some ideas and to share your own favorite LGBTQIA+ books.
If you're looking for some great reads, you can check out some from our catalog. Here's a few to get you started:
Geonn Cannon has an entire body of fantastic books in multiple genres....
I'm going to get a little personal here as I wrap up our Pride-themed month. I hope many of you were able to attend festivities (or will be able to; in my city, Pride is next month).
When I began writing seriously in 2013, I had no intention of publishing. I just wrote a novel to see if I could, thanks to National Novel Writing Month. I ended up with 50k words of what would be my first published book. It wasn't meant to be LGBTQIA+-themed, either. Let me tell you, I was...