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.
More than 600 authors and other professionals involved in the world of books signed a letter condemning the banning and censorship of LGBTQ and POC books in U.S. school libraries.
The homophobic history of book banning, from a scholar of obscenity law.
Here are 75 of the best queer books of 2021, according to Autostraddle.
LGBTQ Reads posted: TBRainbow Alert: 2022 MG and YA Starring QTBIPoC, Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Middle Grade Fiction: January-June 2022, Most Anticipated LGBTQ+ Young Adult Fiction: January-June 2022, 2022 Paperback Release Calendar, and 2022 Paperback Redesigns.
Queer Books Winter 2022 Preview from Autostraddle.
Read these queer short stories available online.
Here’s the story of 20 Rue Jacob, a lesbian bookstore that was open in the 1980s in Utah!
Autostraddle has started a new column called Rainbow Reading!
When Elvira came out in her memoir Yours Cruelly, Elvira, she lost 10,000 followers online… and then gained 60,000!
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