We have a lot more queer representation in lit than ever before--so why is there still pressure for queer characters to be perfect?
Let's say it louder for the people in the back: Kids need queer books. Adults need queer books. Everybody needs queer books.
A reader ruminates on the implications of pen names and what these names tell readers, particularly readers seeking #ownvoices LGBTQ+ works.
One Rioter talks about the importance of creating a queer inclusive library of LGBTQ+ fiction for students, and shares student recommendations!
Thomas discusses why it's important to have LGBTQ+ materials in a library collection, and positive and negative responses he's received as a result.