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As Kate Bornstein’s Gender Outlaws once represented the lure and possibilities of trans community to me, alone and scared as I was in some unswept corner of [Georgia], Ryka Aoki’s book represents the possibility of healing, of hope and redemption…… read more
This week, a new column from writer TT Jax.
“Special Topics” is an exploration of the “freakish, weird, queer, othered, excised, and inimitably special” in LGBT literature…. read more
The average reader might have no familiarity with the authors featured in The Collection, but it will make no difference. That person might start reading The Collection at the beginning, or at the story with the most eye-catching title…and they will keep reading until they finish the entire book…. read more
Tom Léger of Topside Press, AJ Bryce of Trans Genre Press, author Ryka Aoki (Seasonal Velocities), author and editor Sassafras Lowrey (Kicked Out, Roving Pack, forthcoming), author Elliott DeLine (Refuse), and editor Morty Diamond of Bodies of Work Magazine took some time to talk with Lambda Literary and offer some revelatory commentary on transgender literature…. read more
“…change is inevitable. And I think we are in for a dramatic shift now. Poetry has that ability to contribute to changing the way we think.”
Poet Andrea Jenkins is the author of Pieces of a Scream and Tributaries: Poems Celebrating Black History. Recently elected to chair the newly established GLBT Caucus of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, she is also the Minneapolis Eighth Ward Senior Policy Aide in the office of Councilwoman Elizabeth Glidden.
Jenkins recently sat down with Lambda to talk about poetry, Amiri Baraka, social justice, President Obama, and much more…. read more
“…Stardom. It’s a greedy goal and it comes with lots of traps of arrogance, but the way I justify it is by giving back. But, I’m not a star yet. I call myself a sub-lebrity, maybe this book has bumped me up and now I’m a starlet.” Kate Bornstein embraces hir outlaw status. Hell, Bornstein’s… read more
For many queer activist authors, myself included, Leslie Feinberg is an iconic inspiration and trailblazer whose life and work has created a world where it’s possible for us to do this kind of work. Leslie remains a true transgender warrior who, despite hir debilitating health crisis over the past several years stays on the pulse… read more
The Brown Boi Project’s Freeing Ourselves: A Guide to Health and Self-Love for Brown Bois is a beautifully constructed, deeply thoughtful, and powerfully political health guide by and for masculine of center/transgender/gender non-conforming people of color…. read more
Beyond the sharp humor, a variety of identities are spoken to in Trans/Love, including those that frequently go unacknowledged. … read more