GLBTQ Superconfer...
Follow
Find
114 views | +0 today
 
Scooped by S. Danic
onto GLBTQ Superconference
Scoop.it!

Gay Mormon characters step out of the shadows - Religion News Service

Gay Mormon characters step out of the shadows - Religion News Service | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Gay Mormon characters step out of the shadows
Religion News Service
Argetsinger, who is gay and Mormon himself, has spent the past few years working with friends to compile works that contain gay Mormon themes and characters.
more...
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Popular Novelist Ken Follett Is a Slightly Unlikely and Certainly Unsung Gay Icon - Daily Beast

Popular Novelist Ken Follett Is a Slightly Unlikely and Certainly Unsung Gay Icon - Daily Beast | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
The popular novelist says he’s never had gay sex (‘Not yet’), but that’s never stopped him from quietly but repeatedly including gay men in his fiction.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

10 LGBTQ Young Adult Authors to Know | Diversity in YA

10 LGBTQ Young Adult Authors to Know | Diversity in YA | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
In honor of LGBT Pride Month, here are 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer authors of young adult fiction to know: T Cooper Co-author with Allison Glock-Cooper of Changers Book 1: ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

LGBTQ-Friendly YA Novels Get Award Nods, But Are They Getting a Crossover ... - Bustle

LGBTQ-Friendly YA Novels Get Award Nods, But Are They Getting a Crossover ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

The Write Teacher(s) – Queering Your Bookshelf – YA Fiction

The Write Teacher(s) – Queering Your Bookshelf – YA Fiction | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
This book is usually my first queer YA fiction recommendation, partially because I feel like there's something in here for everyone and partially because I'm pretty sure everything David Levithan touches turns to gold.
S. Danic's insight:

Great short list.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Independence Public Library Young Adult Services: LGBT Books ...

Independence Public Library Young Adult Services: LGBT Books ... | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Over the last 6 months I have been doing some research about LGBT books for teens. I wanted to have a more diverse collection, especially after switching our YA collection to a bookstore model. If you don't already know, ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

2014 Rainbow List « Rainbow Books - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and ...

2014 Rainbow List « Rainbow Books - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and ... | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
As in previous years, non-fiction for any age, including memoirs and history so vital to tying a culture together, remains sparse. Titles noted ... Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (9781442446892).
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Being Green - New York Times

Being Green - New York Times | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Being Green
New York Times
He gets aroused thinking about his girlfriend; thinking about his gay best friend, Robby Brees; thinking about all three of them in a ménage à trois; thinking about Robby's mother — about pretty much anything.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
There are still libraries that put their LGBT children's fiction in the problem section along with health issues! Vincent documents the work of some Librarians to visibilise LGBT-themed books and the importance of so doing.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

LGBTQ Parents in YA Novels | The Hub

LGBTQ Parents in YA Novels | The Hub | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
A much-needed discussion about the representation of the LGBTQ community is growing in the YA world. Author Malindo Lo does an amazing job of putting a spotlight on the issue by creating a yearly list of published LGBT ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

2014 Over the Rainbow List: 71 LGBT Books for Adult Readers ...

Comprehensive in scope and content, this history of GLBT print media incorporates interviews and essays by leaders in the field to trace the mainstream's handling of gay content, the role of advertising in this media, and its future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Dangerous dykes: Have lesbian writers cracked the male-dominated crime fiction genre?

Dangerous dykes: Have lesbian writers cracked the male-dominated crime fiction genre? | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
This year sees the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, in which a club full of gay men fought back against the New York police sent to raid them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

2014 Releases: LGBTQ Young Adult Literature | wrapped up in books

2014 Releases: LGBTQ Young Adult Literature | wrapped up in books | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Though many YA novels featuring LGBTQ characters and themes are award-winning, there are not enough being published, which makes it all the more important to recognize those books that are actually hitting shelves.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

SparkLife » 8 Awesome LGBTQ Characters in Young Adult Lit

SparkLife » 8 Awesome LGBTQ Characters in Young Adult Lit | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Peters is one of the most well-rounded writers of solid LGBT YA, and this novel of a transgender teen named Luna (born Liam), told from the perspective of her sister, is no exception. Luna is struggling, and lost, and trying, and ...
S. Danic's insight:

Good list

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

GLBTI Fiction: Opening the Fiction Closet

GLBTI Fiction: Opening the Fiction Closet | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Spotlight on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex literature. (My debut, SONGS FOR THE NEW DEPRESSION, is on this list of @libraryjournal's 9 gay fiction reads!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Too Old To Remember – The Stories Of Older Gays and Lesbians In ...

Too Old To Remember – The Stories Of Older Gays and Lesbians In ... | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
This remarkable music video tells the stories and struggles of older gays and lesbians in song. But warning! It will haunt you for a long time.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Young-adult author Kirstin Cronn-Mills homes in on transgender ...

Young-adult author Kirstin Cronn-Mills homes in on transgender ... | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
But she did, and in January, her young-adult novel, "Beautiful Music for Ugly Children," won an American Library Association Stonewall Award for a work of exceptional merit for children or teens relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and...
S. Danic's insight:

Beautiful Music for Ugly Children is a must read book.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

The Importance of Being Earnest - Huffington Post

The Importance of Being Earnest - Huffington Post | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
The Importance of Being Earnest
Huffington Post
... change than a spunky coffee-making lesbian speaking her truth in an online forum that's bounced into living rooms bedrooms and closets all over the world?
S. Danic's insight:

It's a great TED talk too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

8 Great LGBTQ Characters in Young Adult Lit - Barnes & Noble

8 Great LGBTQ Characters in Young Adult Lit - Barnes & Noble | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Peters is one of the most well-rounded writers of solid LGBT YA, and this novel of a transgender teen named Luna (born Liam), told from the perspective of her sister, is no exception. Luna is struggling, and lost, and trying, and ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Zoe Lynne - Fiction For LGBT Youth: FREE READ!

Zoe Lynne - Fiction For LGBT Youth: FREE READ! | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
So the Real Story Safe Sex Project takes a new, hopefully more entertaining approach: remind people about HIV and safe sex using entertainment and popular culture, especially projects involving your favorite fictional gay ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

'Letters Never Sent' tells the truth of a lesbian love affair - Kansas City Star

'Letters Never Sent' tells the truth of a lesbian love affair - Kansas City Star | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Kansas City Star
'Letters Never Sent' tells the truth of a lesbian love affair
Kansas City Star
No doubt, openly gay and lesbian relationships and same-sex marriage have made recent and rapid gains in acceptance, led by younger adults.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

For Today I Am a Boy: A novel through the story of a transgender Chinese ... - The Globe and Mail

For Today I Am a Boy: A novel through the story of a transgender Chinese ... - The Globe and Mail | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
For Today I Am a Boy: A novel through the story of a transgender Chinese ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

YA Fiction: GLBTQ

YA Fiction: GLBTQ | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Discrimination is not a legitimate point of view. Silencing books silences the readers who need them most. And silencing these readers... (Congrats! “@emmajanereading Feeling good. GLBTQ YA Fiction Guide earned us an HD!
S. Danic's insight:

excellent resource

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Feature Writer/Activist Alice Walker - Broadway World

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Feature Writer/Activist Alice Walker - Broadway World | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
THIRTEEN's American Masters Series to Feature Writer/Activist Alice Walker Broadway World 9, 1944) made history as the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her seminal novel The Color Purple (1982), for which she...
S. Danic's insight:

Walker's Color Purple is still heartbreaking and uplifting.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Rainbow Youth Reads

Rainbow Youth Reads | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Sistahs on the Shelf - for readers of Black Lesbian Fiction. Covering many YA titles! (Sistahs on the Shelf - for readers of Black Lesbian Fiction. Covering many YA titles!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by S. Danic
Scoop.it!

Writer of Wrongs: LGBT YA in 2014

Writer of Wrongs: LGBT YA in 2014 | GLBTQ Superconference | Scoop.it
Here are just a sampling of the LGBT YA fiction I've got my eye on in the coming year: 17586458. The Summer I Wasn't Me by Jessica Verdi When it's releasing: April 1. Who's publishing it: Sourcebooks Fire Why you want it: ...
S. Danic's insight:

Great writing style from this blogger.

more...
No comment yet.