Tag Archives: Disability

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

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A Life-Affirming, Earnest Book for Young Adults: A Review of Cheryl Rainfield’s novel Parallel Visions

Toronto-based young adult writer Cheryl Rainfield’s recently released teen novel Parallel Visions is a simply written, slim book, but it’s hard-hitting nevertheless.  Within the first few pages, for example, the issue of teen LGBTQ suicide comes up.  The novel not … Continue reading


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An Empty Ache in Your Chest: A Review of Anne Fleming’s Anomaly

Anne Fleming’s Anomaly (2005) is one of those novels, which, despite being nearly five hundred pages long, makes you want to return right to the first page and begin again once you’ve finished reading it.  It’s the kind of book … Continue reading

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Gorgeous, Twisted, and Erotic: A Review of Fist of the Spider Woman, Edited by Amber Dawn

Gorgeous, twisted, and erotic: it’s a strange but tantalizing combination that is the collection Fist of the Spider Woman.  Edited by the ever-fabulous Vancouver-based writer, filmmaker, and performance artist Amber Dawn, this book of “tales of fear and queer desire” … Continue reading

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