Seattle Conference Spreads the Love about LGBTQ Romance Fiction

This fall, writers and readers of LGBTQ romance have another good excuse to visit Seattle’s striking Central Library at the corner of 4th and Spring, in the middle of the city’s bustling financial district. On Saturday, September 14, in the library’s 275-seat auditorium, fans from around the region will gather to celebrate the Gay Romance… read more

Queering 'The Simpsons', David Rakoff’s Last Deadline, and Old Growth Northwest's Gay Romance Conference

How ‘The Simpsons’ Gayed Up America: A Visual Queerstory  In Behind the Gay Jokes: Homosexuality in The Simpsons, author Erwin In het Panhuis examines queerness in the long-running cartoon series The Simpsons, identifying 70 LGBT characters and 490 gay-themed scenes along the way. Through its common treatment of homosexuality, In het Panhuis argues, The Simpson contrasts more hostile views of… read more