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7 LGBT Books for Back to School

Summer loving had me a blast… But it’s time to hit the books once again! Check out these 7 LGBT books that we’re reading for the back to school season. We have something for every student and educator. Whether you want to learn how to create safe spaces in the classroom or gain insight on…

Learn About Your Faves! 6 Bios to Check Out —>

Mr. Know-It-All: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder David Bowie: The Oral History I’m Just a Person   Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde   Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More   Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir    

7 Hot Reads for the Summer

It’s hot outside, and you need a good beach read! Here are seven titles to keep you cool all summer long, courtesy of at Philly AIDS Thrift at Giovanni’s Room. Mostly Dead Things Lie with Me Red, White & Royal Blue Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Not…

“Becoming Dangerous:” A Mixed Bag of Witch Tricks

I discovered Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner on the bottom, dusty shelf of a local bookstore way back in 1997. I asked for tarot cards that Christmas, and it’s been a slippery slope since. There was no way I was going to pass up Becoming Dangerous: Witchy Femmes, Queer Conjurers, and Magical Rebels….

Head Over Heels for Laura Dean

A book review is a tricky beast. It’s easy to love or hate a book. It’s harder to try to put those feelings into words (as opposed to wild gesticulation), and harder still to talk about a book in a way that anticipates how it might make others feel. I’m putting all of this up…

Review: Starworld — A Familiar YA Concept Hits Some Unexpected Notes

In many creative industries there’s a concept known as the elevator pitch: pretend you’re in an elevator with a captive audience only until the doors open, so sell your project in two sentences or less. I can just imagine the elevator pitch for Starworld: “An updated take on 1994’s Heavenly Creatures — only no psychedelic…

Author Sophie Lewis signs copies of her book Full Surrogacy Now!

Sophie Lewis Reads from Full Surrogacy Now!

Did you miss Sophie Lewis reading from her latest book Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family last Friday? Never fear, because we got your back! We have the exclusive audio from the event. You can check out the link below and hear Sophie read from her provocative new book.  And remember to order your…