Most of all, this story felt so real. The dialogue is very natural, and issues that are brought up, of racism and sexism and transmisogyny, they all are incorporated in their everyday lives. I think I realize why this story feels so real to me: Reading about straight cis white people who only ever interact with straight cis white people is a weird alternate reality that we are constantly submerged in.
Happy Transgender Day of Visibility! Looking for some great ways to celebrate?
Here are some books and posts to check out: Ari Wexler, a trans guy in his late 20s, is barely scraping by. His family life is a mess, he feels like a failure when it comes to love, and his job at a music library is on the rocks.
His relationship with Itche Mattes, his doting best friend, helps him get through the days.
To My Trans Sisters by Charlie Craggs Dedicated to trans women everywhere, this inspirational collection of letters written by successful trans women shares the lessons they learnt on their journeys to womanhood, celebrating their achievements and empowering the next generation to become who they truly are.
Written by politicians, scientists, models, athletes, authors, actors, and activists from around the world, these letters capture the diversity of the trans experience and offer advice from make-up and dating through to fighting dysphoria and transphobia.
By turns honest and heartfelt, funny and furious or beautiful and brave, these letters send a clear message of hope to their sisters: But when a cowboy she barely knows is fatally injured, the only way to save him is by sacrificing an essential piece of the resurrection spell—and all possibility of seeing her lover again.
Being a shapeshifter is awesome. Meanwhile, power-hungry former hero Captain Orion is on the loose with a dangerous serum that renders meta-humans powerless, and a new militarized robotic threat emerges.
Everyone is in danger. Between college applications and crushing on his best friend, will Bells have time to take down a corrupt government?
Upcoming books to preorder Little Fish by Casey Plett May 1 In this extraordinary debut novel by the author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning story collection A Safe Girl to LoveWendy Reimer is a thirty-year-old trans woman who comes across evidence that her late grandfather—a devout Mennonite farmer—might have been transgender himself.
Alternately warm-hearted and dark-spirited, desperate and mirthful, Little Fish explores the winter of discontent in the life of one transgender woman as her past and future become irrevocably entwined.
The Ark — a pop-rock trio of teenage boys who are currently taking the world by storm. Jimmy Kaga-Ricci owes everything to The Ark too.
And when Angel and Jimmy are unexpectedly thrust together, they will discover just how strange and surprising facing up to reality can be.“Python” by Ursula PflugThis award winning short story has been reprinted several times internationally, A Safe Place To Love: Casey Plett’s Trans Characters and Canadian Borders.
In Casey Plett’s book of short stories A Safe Girl to Love, she highlights the frailty of identity and personal limitations when trans people engage in.
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How “Her Story” Challenges the Way We Think About Trans Romance. by Ana Valens.
Published on August 1, at pm LGBT romance dealing with queer women focuses on cisgender experiences. Save for stories like Casey Plett’s A Safe Girl to Love or GaymerX’s Read Only Memories.
Nelson’s takeaway, of course, is that there is no such thing as one concrete form of love: love is a process, a work in progress, and something magical that is done together. The 19th Lambda Literary Awards were held in , to honour works of LGBT literature published in Casey Plett is a Canadian writer.
She has won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction at the 27th Lambda Literary Awards in for her debut short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and an Honour of Distinction from the.
Apr 01, · Casey Plett 70 followers Casey Plett wrote the novel Little Fish, the short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and co-edited the anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers/5.