Tag Archives: Queer

Extreme Meatpunks Forever

Flowers, Heather (Creator). Extreme Meatpunks Forever. Downloadable serial game. https://hthr.itch.io/extreme-meatpunks-forever “A serial visual novel/mech brawler about four gay disasters beating up neonazis in giant robots made of meat. Get ready for the worst road trip of all time.” From the … Continue reading

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Anna Anthropy

Videogame Developer: Anna Anthropy. Interactive Fiction Database. itch.io. Anna Anthropy, also known as Auntie Pixelante, is a prolific game designer who imparts a distinctly queer flavor to her mostly 8-bit creations. She is probably most famous for designing Dys4ia (2012), … Continue reading

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Independent Voices Collection LGBT Series

Independent Voices Collection: An Open Access Collection of an Alternative Press. LGBT Series. https://voices.revealdigital.com. Independent Voices is an open access digital collection of alternative press periodicals. Periodicals include newspapers, magazines, and journals. Series include Black American, Campus Underground, Feminist, GI … Continue reading

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Queer Music Heritage

Doyle, JD. Queer Music Heritage. JD Doyle Archives. January 2000-March 2015. http://queermusicheritage.com. Queer Music Heritage was a monthly radio program that ran from January 2000 to March 2015. Hosted by prolific queer history buff JD Doyle, the show covered a … Continue reading

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An Unkindness of Ghosts

Solomon, Rivers. An Unkindness of Ghosts. Brooklyn, Akashic Books: 2017. In this extraordinary speculative fiction novel, debut author Solomon explores racial discrimination and slavery, disability, gender and sexuality, and scientific progress aboard a space vessel traveling to a promised utopian … Continue reading

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Stranger

Brown, Rachel Manija, and Sherwood Smith. Stranger. New York: Viking, 2014. Stranger is genre-crossing, told from five separate points of view, and written in collaboration by two writers, but there’s nothing rambling or uneven about it. In fact, the excellent … Continue reading

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Lizard Radio

Schmatz, Pat. 2015. Lizard Radio. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press. Kivali Kerwin just turned 15 and her foster mother Sheila has dropped her off at CropCamp for indoctrination into the regulated behaviors and emotions required by the government. Despite being upset … Continue reading

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Against Equality

Conrad, Ryan (Editor). (2014). Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion. Oakland, CA: AK Press. This anthology is a republication of three previous anthologies into one volume. Against Equality is a collective founded by Ryan Conrad and Yasmin Nair in … Continue reading

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God Loves Hair

Shraya, Vivek (Author) and Neufeld, Juliana (Illustrator). (2014). God Loves Hair. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press. This tiny book is a beautiful gem. In 21 very short stories, Vivek Shraya leads the reader on a gentle exploration of his childhood and … Continue reading

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Kaboom

A stranger from the internet with a mutual interest in John Waters pointed me toward Gregg Araki, so I checked out Kaboom. It’s his second-most recent film, released in 2010, and the recipient of the first Queer Palm award at … Continue reading

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