15 LGBTQ+ Classics You Need to Read

15 LGBTQ+ Classics You Need to Read

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“Every classic was written by a straight white man!” goes the saying. But in reality, a lot of books we now consider to be “classics” were written by people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ people. Dismissing all classic literature, or every book written before the turn of the millennium, as books written exclusively by old white dudes erases all of the work that people from marginalized groups did. So, because of pride month, and because literature (old and new) by underrepresented voices always deserves a special shout-out, here is a list of LGBTQ+ classics that you should read if you …

From Cowboy to LGBTQIA: A Brief History of Romance in Books

From Cowboy to LGBTQIA: A Brief History of Romance in Books

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Some of the most successful romance books on the market today happen to possess either the traditional themes of western romance or the relatively recent emergence of queer romance. In fact, the cowboy literature of the past has paved the way for LGBTQIA+ romance today. Read on to learn about some of the best cowboy and queer romance books available now, as well as how these two seemingly opposite reads now proudly reside together in the department that celebrates love.

Seven Queer Web Comics for You and Your Significant Other

Seven Queer Web Comics for You and Your Significant Other

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Like comics? Like queer stuff? Like awesome, beautiful, and well plotted stories? Here are some fantastic web comics featuring gay, lesbian, asexual, and trans characters. Weather you’re reading for the representation or because you just like good comics, jump in and enjoy.   1. Muted   Image via Webtoon   It’s your favorite girl gang, coming at you from the Louisiana swamp. We’ve got parties. We’ve got blood magic. We’ve got developing lesbianism. We’ve got cute animals. Powerful witch families play off each other in this lush, grounded fantasy.     2. The Croaking   Image via Webtoon   Oh …