Category Archives: Trans Masculine

“the big empty abandoned town hall their heart is echoing inside of”: A Review of Ivan Coyote’s TOMBOY SURVIVAL GUIDE

In case you had the wild notion that it wouldn’t be: Ivan Coyote’s latest and unbelievably 11th book is just as great, and possibly greater, than everything they’ve done up until now. If you’ve never read an Ivan Coyote book … Continue reading

Posted in Butch, Canadian, Ivan E. Coyote, Queer, Rural, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Young Adult | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Four Cozy Queer Canadian Comfort Reads

I don’t know about you, but these days I’m in need of some serious self-care, which for me and I’m sure many of you, means reading comfort books. You know, fluffy books, books that you make you feel like you’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, Bisexual, Canadian, comics, Emma Donoghue, femme, Fiction, Graphic, Lesbian, Queer, Romance, Rural, South Asian, Toronto, Trans, Trans Masculine, Vancouver | 1 Comment

Queering Rural Canada, Nova Scotian Music, and Can Lit: A Review of Lucas Crawford’s SIDESHOW CONCESSIONS

Like the last poetry collection I reviewed (Vivek Shraya’s even this page is white), Lucas Crawford’s Sideshow Concessions is a wonderful reminder that there is fantastic poetry out there that is unpretentious and meaningful to the average person who doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Queer, Rural, Trans, Trans Masculine, Transgender | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 12: Fat Positive LBQT Books

Here’s a tweet Shira Glassman sent me: That might be a good question for @canlesbrarian: fat positive f/f? That is a good question for me! I was so excited to be asked this since I’ve never researched fat positive books, … Continue reading

Posted in Erotica, Poetry, Queer, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Transgender, Uncategorized, Young Adult | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

LGBTQ Fall Book Releases to Be Excited About, version 2.0

Well there are just so many great books being released or that have already come out this fall that I just had to write another one of these. I could have kept them to myself, but that just would have … Continue reading

Posted in Bisexual, comics, Graphic, Lesbian, memoir, Non-Canadian, Non-Fiction, Trans, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 6: Books about Queerness and Disability

Hello there! It’s been lovely to follow you on here! I had a book related question for you. If you’re unable/don’t have the time to answer, no problem! I was just wondering if you knew of any non-fiction/theory books about … Continue reading

Posted in ask your friendly neighbourhood lesbrarian, Canadian, disability, Non-Canadian, Non-Fiction, Poetry, South Asian, Trans Masculine | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 5: Books Featuring Trans Teenagers That Don’t Focus on Transition

Jeffry lovannone PhD on twitter sent me this request a few weeks ago: “YA with trans characters that are not ‘transition narratives.’ ” Now this is a fantastic and necessary question.  So often stories about trans people in lots of … Continue reading

Posted in ask your friendly neighbourhood lesbrarian, Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Trans Feminine, Trans Masculine, Young Adult | Tagged | 8 Comments