Review

The Vampire Shot Glass: because not just cis women have periods

The Vampire Shot Glass is an all-gender inclusive menstrual cup for anyone who menstruates. It is similar to the menstrual cups you’ve seen before, manufactured and tested in the US and created out of medical grade silicone. The two biggest differences lie in who the CEO is and who they are made for. Madeline, the …

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Book Review: award-winning YA novel, Cemetery Boys by trans author Aiden Thomas

By Alixandria Thomason Cemetery Boys is a YA novel that beautifully combines slow-burn romance with supernatural goodness. The main character, Yadriel, is a queer Latinx boy who happens to be trans. He lives with his close-knit family and the spirits who wander around the cemetery on the edge of his home. His family is full …

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Queer history recovered: ‘The Lexington Six: Lesbian and Gay Resistance in 1970s America’ by Josephine Donovan

By Alixandria Thomason, author of Reading (the) Rainbow: The Lexington Six is the story of six queer people in the 1970s standing up for each other and for LGBTQIA+ community. But more than that it is a cultural examination of the time–a time when homosexuality was criminalized, and when queer peoples’ lives were regularly disrupted …

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Discovering courage, hope in queer nerd culture

image source: ash-murdocks-art.tumblr.com I can still remember with frightening accuracy staying up well into the hours of the morning as a closeted teenager to watch Inara bring a woman to her bed aboard the spaceship Serenity, or Tara sing to her fellow witch the not-at-all subtle lyrics of being “lost in ecstasy, spread beneath my …

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Book Review: ‘Small Town Gay: Growing Up Different in the South’

By Joshua Brown Logan Lee’s travel-journal-turned-memoir recounts the author’s formative years as a queer Kentuckian. Lee’s authorial voice reads smooth and warm, like an afternoon visit from a good friend. This personal tone serves his twofold goal for the book: offering a “guidebook” for young people on similar journeys of discovery, and to “serve as …

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