Both/& Pairings – Generous Space Retreat 2017

Generous Space Retreats are highlighted with many moments of resonance as we share our stories with one another. There’s something precious about that ‘aha’ moment when you hear another lgbtq+ person share a question, a fear, a doubt, or an experience that you are intimately acquainted with – it makes you feel less alone. At…

Happy Families

Happy Families Tanita S. Davis   Teenage twins Ysabel and Justin are both given a chance to tell their stories as they process and come to terms with their father’s coming out as a trans-woman. Not only is this a rare depiction of queer parenthood in youth/YA fiction, it is sensitive written with a wide…

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…

My Princess Boy

My Princess Boy Written by Cheryl Kilodavis Illustrated by Suzanne DeSimone 36 Pages Dyson is a princess boy:  he loves pink, sparkly things, dressing up and doing all things “girl.” Thankfully he has a family that loves him unconditionally, helps him feel confident in his decisions, and teaches him to believe in himself. Of course…