Coming-Out-Series (P6): Contemporary Battles & Why The Genre Isn’t So Bad | Should We Pick Books Just For The Rep? ft. Is There Enough Rep In Fantasy?

Yes, let's talk about my off-again-on-again relationship with the contemporary genre. If you've been following my blog for more than about 0.25 seconds you've probably heard me scream about this. I haven't actually complained about this for a while, so this post is needed, tbf. I've gone on about this SOOOO many times here and… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P6): Contemporary Battles & Why The Genre Isn’t So Bad | Should We Pick Books Just For The Rep? ft. Is There Enough Rep In Fantasy?

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Coming-Out-Series (P4): Is LGBTQIA+ Rep In YA Books Varied Enough? Ft. Pride Month Screamings(!!)

beware, as usual, this "discussion" gets pretty ranty and shouty. you're welcome. IT'S PRIDE MONTH!! YASSSSSS! BUT. STILL. I HAVE A POINT TO MAKE!! AND, WHAT BETTER TIME??? I know, I think it's been.. a literal AGE since the last part of this series came out, but HEY HO. It's fine. The estimated release date… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P4): Is LGBTQIA+ Rep In YA Books Varied Enough? Ft. Pride Month Screamings(!!)

Coming-Out-Series (P1): 4 LGBT+ Things I Want To Be Represented In YA And General LGBT+ Rep Rant Ft. Internalised LGBT+phobia.

[Enters, graciously flailing] I've decided that I'm going to be doing a series of posts about LGBTQIA+ rep now that I have come out as queer on my blog because why the hell not, we need more talk about LGBTQIA+ rep and I WANT TO DO THAT BC I WANT TO HAVE A VOICE OK. And… Continue reading Coming-Out-Series (P1): 4 LGBT+ Things I Want To Be Represented In YA And General LGBT+ Rep Rant Ft. Internalised LGBT+phobia.

Diversity Discussion: Why Better Body Image (+other rep) In Books Will Help You Love YOURSELF This Valentine’s Day.

I'm totally not bitter that I'm all alone this Valentine's... pfttt. Jk I've got MULTIPLE YA husbands... Okay, so I'm not doing one of those smushy-feelings-y-posts on Valentine's Day... I'm far too bitter and untrusting for all that kind of emotion* Anyways. So firstly I'd like to link back to Sam's post because she did… Continue reading Diversity Discussion: Why Better Body Image (+other rep) In Books Will Help You Love YOURSELF This Valentine’s Day.