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Cassell’s Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit

Did you know that in medieval French folklore a person might change sex by passing under a rainbow? Or that same-sex unions have been celebrated by peoples of the ancient Mediterranean, Africa, China, and indigenous America? Or that Sappho, da Vinci, Emily Dickinson, Nijinsky, Benjamin Britten, Mishima, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Keith Haring, Boy George,…

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Transcendent: The Years Best Transgender Speculative Fiction

There are fantastical stories with actual transgender characters, some for whom that is central and others for whom that isn’t. And there are stories without transgender characters, but with metaphors and symbolism in their place, genuine expressions of self through such speculative fiction tropes as shapeshifting and programming. Transgender individuals see themselves in transformative characters,…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Acquadolce

«Ho vissuto molte vite dentro questo corpo. Ho vissuto molte vite prima che mi mettessero in questo corpo. Vivrò molte vite quando me ne tireranno fuori.»Ada è nata in Nigeria, in un villaggio di terra rossa, ma a diciotto anni si è trasferita negli Stati Uniti per studiare. È un’adolescente come tante: frequenta le lezioni,…

Adventure Children's Drama Fantasy Fiction

Pet

There are no monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. Jam and her best friend, Redemption, have grown up with this lesson all their life. But when Jam meets Pet, a creature made of horns and colors and claws, who emerges from one of her mother’s paintings and a…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Freshwater

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way…

Adventure Fantasy Fiction

Água Doce

Água doce (Freshwater), Akwaeke Emezi, da Nigéria, é um livro como nenhum outro. Com uma linguagem crua e, ao mesmo tempo, sensível, a obra celebra a possibilidade do ser múltiplo, os muitos “eus” que podem existir dentro de qualquer um. Ada sempre foi estranha. Quando criança, vivendo no sul da Nigéria, a família se preocupa…

Adventure Fantasy Fiction

Eau douce

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way…

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Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir

FIERCE FEMMES AND NOTORIOUS LIARS: A DANGEROUS TRANS GIRL’S CONFABULOUS MEMOIR is the highly sensational, ultra-exciting, sort-of true coming-of-age story of a young Asian trans girl, pathological liar, and kung-fu expert who runs away from her parents’ abusive home in a rainy city called Gloom. Striking off on her own, she finds her true family…