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6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books
Books

6 Racially Diverse and LGBTQ Positive Children’s Books

Dylan has found the feminist, racially diverse, LGBTQ-positive children’s books you’ve been looking for!

Photo Credit: Clare Masson
Books / Culture

How Does your Library Stack up?

I loved sorting our books as a joint activity. It was really insightful to hear how my daughter determined whether characters were boys or girls.

Keeping It Queer in the Suburbs
Books / Culture

Keeping It Queer in the Suburbs

Fourteen years ago, I moved out of San Francisco to the suburbs, to shack up with my betrothed. When you do that, move out to the suburbs, San Francisco revokes your queer credibility card at the westernmost point of the Bay Bridge.

VQ Picks: Books
Books / Culture

VQ Picks: Books

You can’t go wrong gifting books to friends and family. Sure, some devout users of e-readers will consider a book to be a quaint reminder of yesteryear, but even Kindle users need something to display on the Billy Bookshelves they bought ten years ago at IKEA or at least something […]

Adventures in heteronormativity
Family / Identity / Parenting

Adventures in heteronormativity

Picture the scene, if you will. I come home from work and Little Bear dashes over and clambers into my lap with a book to read. It’s one of those word flap books where each room is a room in a hypothetical house, you lift a flap and the word […]

Dominating PGS
Life

Dominating PGS

December came too soon this year but I have big plans for this month. Here’s what happens next: 1) My inner Grinch is reborn (circa Dec. 5th) 2) A bunch of year closing events (Dec. 15th to 20th and 26th to 30th) 3) My birthday and the end of the […]

Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles
Books

Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles

Banned Books Week (this year, Sept 30 – Oct 6): always a favorite among bibliophiles, and a particular favorite among we who keep finding books about us banned. Before it ends tomorrow, I wanted to call out a half dozen or so favorite kid’s book titles from our family’s library.  There […]

Books

Book Collection(s) for Queer Families

I put this together as a “page” over in our sidebar as well as here as a post. It is not meant to be exhaustive, but I’m also happy to add to it. (Most likely in a slowly-but-surely manner, much like the rest of this site.)