• A Beautiful Thing Is Never Perfect: The Gallery of Unfinished Girls

    A Beautiful Thing Is Never Perfect: The Gallery of Unfinished Girls0

    The Gallery of Unfinished Girls Lauren Karcz HarperTeen July 25, 2017 HarperTeen provided a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. With a tagline like “Life is a work in progress,” winking up at you from the novel’s bold cover, you immediately know what you are in for. The book opens

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  • Dissecting The Dream Daddy Discourse

    Dissecting The Dream Daddy Discourse7

    • August 10, 2017

    There’s a trend I’ve noticed with more mainstream coverage of visual novels, and I’m going to be honest—I don’t like it. I’m happy games like Dream Daddy and Tusks are getting coverage. Visual novels are a vastly underrated and misunderstood genre, usually only coming to the larger games press’ attention when something weird (dating pigeons)

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  • No One is Alone in Being Queer: Queer, There, and Everywhere

    No One is Alone in Being Queer: Queer, There, and Everywhere0

    Queer, There, and Everywhere: 22 People Who Changed the World Sarah Prager HarperCollins May 23, 2017 HarperCollins provided a review copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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  • Why Your School Library Needs QUEER: A Graphic History

    Why Your School Library Needs QUEER: A Graphic History0

    QUEER: A Graphic History Julia Scheele & Meg-John Barker Icon Books September 2016 QUEER: A Graphic History is the gender and sexuality textbook every school library should stock–on every shelf. It runs at an unrelenting pace, if you keep turning the pages, but each leaf has enough information and suggestion packed into a short paragraph

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  • Bug Ladies in Victorian England: Queer Sexuality in Insexts (NSFW)

    Bug Ladies in Victorian England: Queer Sexuality in Insexts (NSFW)0

    Note: This article contains spoilers for Insexts and images that are not safe for work. On the surface, Insexts is a monster story. It is gory and graphic, with no qualms about Alien-esque birth scenes and vagina-teeth eating a man’s arm; at no point does the art veer away from being downright gross if it needs

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