Juliet Takes a Breath

Juliet Takes a Breath Gabby Rivera   Juliet is one of my all-time favourite queer characters in fiction. After coming out to her Puerto Rican family, Juliet embarks on adventure away from her home in the Bronx to intern with her favourite lesbian and feminist author, Harlowe Brisbane, in Portland. Juliet comes face-to-face with the…

The Letter Q

The Letter Q Edited by Sarah Moon & James Lecesne This is a diverse and encouraging anthology of more than 60 letters that popular queer authors have written to their younger selves. Each letter is written with craft and care and is filled with honesty and wisdom that may never be delivered back in time,…

Annie On My Mind

Annie On My Mind Nancy Garden Annie on my mind is groundbreaking book is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings. This book is so truthful and honest. Defiantly…

I Am Jazz

I Am Jazz Written by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings Illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas Jazz describes herself as having a girl’s brain in a boy’s body. Her favourite colour is pink, she loves dressing like a mermaid, and is not interested in typical boy activities. Her parents soon discovered that Jazz was born transgender. This is…

Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion

Early one morning, for no earthly reason, Sara Miles, raised an atheist, wandered into a church, received communion, and found herself transformed–embracing a faith she’d once scorned. A lesbian left-wing journalist who’d covered revolutions around the world, Miles didn’t discover a religion that was about angels or good behavior or piety; her faith centered on…

Trans-Gendered: Theology, Ministry, and Communities of Faith

Justin Tanis, a transgendered ordained minister in the Metropolitan Community Churches, seeks to explore the spiritual nature of transgendered persons, to listen to the stories of others like himself, and to provide theological reflection on the ministries of, by and for this particular community. The book includes an introduction to trans issues, an overview of…