Lesbrary Links: 2022 Queer Books By Black Authors, the LGBTQ Books Banned in Schools, and More

a collage of the covers listed below with the text Lesbrary LInks: Bi & Lesbian Lit News & Reviews

I follow hundreds of queer book blogs to scout out the best sapphic book news and reviews! Many of them get posted on Tumblr and Twitter as I discover them, but my favourites get saved for these link compilations. Here are some of the posts I’ve found interesting in the last few weeks.

the cover of The Black Veins
the cover of D'Vaughn and Kriss Plan a Wedding
the cover of Off the Record
the cover of Not Good for Maidens
Kenzie Kickstarts a Team by Kit Rosewater

For Black History Month and every other month of the year, LGBTQ Reads posted a long list of the queer books by Black authors out right now as well as some to preorder, with links to previous years.

Here are 18 LGBTQ+ Books That Are Banned In Schools in 2022.

A parent who tried to get LGBTQ books banned from schools for “sexual content” is facing several counts of child molestation.

Check out these Queer Retellings Coming Out in 2022.

Read these books about queer women in sports in honor of National Girls and Women In Sports Day!

In the Great Green Room cover
Letters from Tove by Tove Jansson
the cover of The Color Purple by Alice Walker
the cover of Codename Villanelle
The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister cover

Margaret Wise Brown, author of Goodnight Moon, was a queer woman who lead a fascinating life, and I highly recommend checking out this New Yorker biography of her.

This is the queer love story at the heart of Moomins and the important lessons they still teach us today.

Taraji P. Henson is staring as Shug Avery in new movie adaptation of the musical (based on the book) The Color Purple.

Here’s a new trailer for season 4 of Killing Eve, based on the Villanelle series.

And here’s a first look at season 2 of Gentleman Jack.

Michelle Tea wrote about how to read tarot cards at NPR. She has also published a book called Modern Tarot: Connecting with Your Higher Self Through the Wisdom of the Card.

Getting Clean with Stevie Green by Swan Huntley was reviewed at Autostraddle.

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