Tag Archives: Transgender

The Art of Being Normal

Williamson, Lisa. The Art of Being Normal. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, 2016. Kate Piper is a mostly-closeted trans girl who is bullied mercilessly by school peers for being a “freak.” Her parents and peers think … 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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Bleeding Thunder

Grace, Fēnix, and Silen Wellington (Co-Editors). Bleeding Thunder: A Zine Exploring Genderqueer Menstruation. February 2020. This compilation zine collects poetry, essays, and visual art by transgender/nonbinary creatives about menstruation experiences, biological essentialism, and gender dysphoria and euphoria.

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Emezi, Akwaeke. Pet. New York: Make Me a World, 2019. Jam and her best friend Redemption live in the idyllic town of Lucille, where monsters were banished by the angels many years ago. They live a wonderful life with their … 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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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (Executive producer). Chilling Adventures of Sabrina [Television series]. Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Television, October 2018. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a two-season web television series distributed on Netflix. It stars Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina, Lucy Davis and Miranda … 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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27 Hours

Wright, Tristina. 27 Hours. Fort Collins, CO: Entangled Publishing, 2017. 150 or so years in the future, space colonists race against time to stop a war between the human colonists and the local indigenous intelligent species, the chimera, or “gargoyles,” … Continue reading

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Gino, Alex. 2015. George. New York: Scholastic Press. “You’re one tough cookie. But the world isn’t always good to people who are different. I just don’t want you to make your road any harder than it has to be.” “Trying … Continue reading

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Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic

Hill-Meyer, Tobi (Editor). Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic. New York: Instar Books, 2017. This collection of short stories is a rarity: erotica by trans people, about trans people, for trans people. So often, trans bodies are commodified and fetishized … Continue reading

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