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Queer Characters Don’t Need a Romance to Prove They’re Queer

There can and should be stories about the lives of queer people beyond who they're attracted to and choose to sleep with.

Lesbian Manga and Yuri Manga: What’s the Difference and Where Should You Start?

What's the difference between lesbian manga and yuri? Here are 14 F/F manga titles and series a new reader should start with.

I’ve Got to Talk to Someone About This! A History of Book Clubs

A deep dive into the history of book clubs, including Black and Queer book club spaces.

Give Me a Gay Section, Not Gentrified Bookshelves

How to lose friends and win enemies by making it difficult for queer readers browsing bookstores in search of books about their experiences.

LGBT Urban Fantasy: 11 of Our Favorites

LGBT urban fantasy has come in to its own in the last five years. These are our some of favorite reads for adult and YA readers alike, including Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker and Wendy Xu.

19 Queer Friendship Books That Go Beyond the Gay Best Friend

If you're sick of reading books with one queer person per friendship group, check out these 19 books celebrating queer friendship!

16 Brilliant Bi and Lesbian Literary Fiction Novels to Keep You Thinking

Bi and lesbian books from the last two decades for fans of literary fiction, from haunting collections to atmospheric historical fiction like Miss Timmins’ School for Girls by Nayana Currimbhoy.

6 YA Books That I Needed as an Anxious Queer Teen

One reader reflects on the queer YA novels that she wishes she could send back to her young, anxious self, including When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey.

12 Must-Read Romances With Great Fat Representation

This must-read list of fat-positive romance features queer representation and spans multiple sub-genres, including titles like Guarding Temptation by Talia Hibbert.

12 Gay YA Books to Make You Feel Yourself (Or Make You Cry)

Laugh, cry, and find a story to relate to among these gay YA books about finding yourself, romance, and so much more, including titles like All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson.

QUIZ: Pick an Aesthetic and I’ll Recommend You a Sapphic Graphic Novel!

Pick your favorite places, fashion, season, etc, and I'll match you with the perfect sapphic graphic novel for your aesthetic reading needs!

9 Classics of Queer YA Literature

From decades' old literature to more recent "instant classics," explore some of the queer YA classics that continue to be relevant.

5 Upcoming Books With Nonbinary Characters Front and Center

Upcoming books featuring non-binary main characters to get excited about.

8 Transgender YA Books Written by Trans and Nonbinary Authors

These YA books with trans protagonists by trans and non-binary authors range from contemporary to speculative fiction, including titles like When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore.

7 LGBTQ Sports Romance Books

From the soccer field to the hockey rink, these queer sports romances have all the high stakes and swoons, including Goalie Interference by Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn.