Column by Emmanuel Nataf
While we believe LGBTQ+ stories should be incorporated into people’s reading lists year-round, here are eight diverse and truly superb books to help your celebrate GLBT Book Month this June.
Column by Bart Bishop
A look at Christopher Buehlman's portrayal of sexuality and gender fluidity in his novel of magic and myth.
Column by Bart Bishop February 27, 2018
A look at Annalee Newitz’s 'Autonomous', a science-fiction novel from 2017 that is influenced by cyberpunk in its tackling of Big Pharma and gender fluidity.
Queer Stereotypes Aren't Just Bad Writing—It Goes Deeper, Says 'Writing The Rainbow' Instructor Nita TyndallColumn by Nita Tyndall
Nita Tyndall talks a bit about her upcoming LitReactor class 'Writing the Rainbow', a two-week workshop on how to render honest gay, lesbian, and bisexual characters in your fiction.
Column by Riki Cleveland
With increased exposure and reader’s desire to see themselves in the pages of the books they read, there are more young adult novels that explore the lesbian and bisexual experience. Here are seven.
Column by Riki Cleveland
Never before has it been more important to have quality young adult novels depicting LGBTQ characters in the hands of readers. Here are six unique novels that feature a transgendered protagonist.
Column by Leah Dearborn
How writers choose to describe prostitution and those who engage in it can reveal a lot about gender dynamics and cultural attitudes towards sex.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky June 10, 2015
Tired of boring old bigfoot sex? There's a new king of the indie erotica scene.
October 29, 2014
What would you like to know about queer and trans writers? We caught up with writer and LitReactor instructor, Cooper Lee Bombardier, to ask ten questions about his work.
Column by Peter Derk July 23, 2014
A reading list of books for straight white males to make them less...like straight white males.
Column by Ed Sikov May 2, 2014
Biographer and autobiographer Ed Sikov celebrates five of his favorite memoirs.
Column by Riki Cleveland April 30, 2014
The four openly gay characters in young adult literature that you need to know now.
Review by Leah Dearborn
Fed up with his wife of 50 years, Barrington plans to finally reveal that he’s in love with his best friend, Morris.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 13, 2014
In honor of Valentine's Day we look at some queer relationships in science fiction and fantasy books.
Column by Troy Farah September 16, 2013
The Sassy Gay Friend, aka the Pet Homosexual, attempts to be liberal, but it falls incredibly short. Let's look see why.
News by Dean Fetzer
The dictionary is the first in the UK to change the definition following changes in the law allowing same-sex couples to marry.
News by Nathan Scalia
Russian officials are demanding that the history book "GAYs: They Changed the World" be removed from book stores.
News by Christopher Shultz March 4, 2013
While DC Comics faces fierce criticism for their writerly choices, Marvel continues to trailblaze positive LGBT depictions with the latest issue of "X-Treme X-Men."
News by Rob Hart June 15, 2012
Timothy Kurek, an admitted homophobe, changed his views when a friend came out. To better understand the external struggle, he pretended to be gay for a year, and is writing a book about it.
News by Rob Hart June 8, 2012
Do you have what it takes to portray Dyke Dick Butch Fatale in a book trailer? Christa Faust is auditioning for the role--and the reading public will pick the winner.
News by Rob Hart May 24, 2012
Marvel Comics will feature the marriage of Northstar to his boyfriend Kyle Jinadu in 'Astonishing X-Men' this summer--meanwhile, DC is planning to out an established character.
Column by Cath Murphy March 2, 2012
A 'gay' book won the Booker in 2004, but awards specifically for gay writers and writing still exist - is it time we all wrote on a level playing field?
News by Rob Hart February 29, 2012
One Million Moms is demanding that Toys 'R' Us remove an issue of Archie Comics depicting two characters getting gay married, lest their children be indoctrinated to tolerance.
News by Rob Hart February 8, 2012
An Oklahoma-based chapter of the Romance Writers of America sparked a bit of outrage recently when they banned same-sex fiction from a writing competition, leading them to cancel the contest.