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Can We Please Get Some Context About Tropes & Originality In Diverse Stories?

Context is important. Context matters when it comes to diverse stories, especially if you’re reviewing or critiquing them. It really bothers me when people ignore the larger context of diverse stories, so… to my blog I go. To discuss this. I … Continue reading

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#GiveElsaAGirlfriend | Let’s Talk About Single Characters, Diversity, & Making Excuses

#GiveElsaAGirlfriend began trending on Twitter a few weeks ago in response to the news that Disney is planning a sequel to Frozen. (Imaginatively titled, at least for now, Frozen 2.) I have to admit that I haven’t actually seen the original movie … Continue reading

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Alternative Prom

Hey, everyone! So Spectrum, my school’s LGBTQ+ group, held their annual alternative prom – or alt prom for short – this past Friday night, and I wanted to tell you all about it! I was super excited because I never went … Continue reading

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Alison Bechdel Book Signing + Lecture

I met Alison Bechdel the other day. I MET ALISON BECHDEL THE OTHER DAY. I feel like most of my readers probably already know who she is because I post a lot of super gay stuff and most of my … Continue reading

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No More Dead Lesbians

“The girls are never supposed to end up together. I watched that movie with Ellen Page and Alia Shawkat, the roller-skating movie, the one where Ellen and Alia are best friends, each other’s only comforts in their podunk town. They … Continue reading

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We Should Prioritize #OwnVoices Books | Here’s Why

#OwnVoices was created by the author Corinne Duyvis – who is fabulous, and who you should be following on social media if you aren’t already – last September. Why am I writing about it now? Well, because A) I was looking … Continue reading

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17 LGBTQ+ African-Americans You Should Know About

Hey, everyone! Sooooo… I meant to publish this post earlier – like, not just earlier today, but several weeks earlier. BUT I still needed to do some research, and I didn’t really have a chance to do any of that … Continue reading

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#FemmeslashFebruary | A Celebration Of F/F Pairings

HAPPY FEMMESLASH FEBRUARY! …yes, yes, I know it’s almost the end of February already. IN MY DEFENSE, I MEANT TO POST THIS EARLIER BUT IT’S KIND OF LONG AND I JUST DIDN’T HAVE THE TIME TO WRITE LONG POSTS. But … Continue reading

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MBLGTACC 2016

Hey, everyone! I spent this weekend at MBLGTACC, and it was really really awesome, and now I’d like to tell you all about it! First of all: What is MBLGTACC? It’s short for Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College … Continue reading

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10 Songs I Wish Were LGBTQ+ YA Novels

Today I’m linking up with The Broke and the Bookish for their weekly feature, Top Ten Tuesday! This week’s prompt is all about music and books! There were several options: Ten theme songs I’d pick for certain books, ten songs … Continue reading

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