Global Arts Fund

“Established in 2013 and building on our legacy of funding for the arts, Astraea’s Global Arts Fund supports, showcases and connects impactful art by LGBTQI people and organizations that are using art as a tool for social transformation and have limited access to resources for this critical work.” I recently came across this organization andContinue reading “Global Arts Fund”

Foglifter~ Reading Tonight!

Queer Reading Tonight! THURSDAY MARCH 24TH. SEE INFO BELOW BETWEEN FUTURITY AND CHAOS: IMAGINING QUEERER POSSIBILITIES Join us TOMORROW for a reading hosted by Foglifter, just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair!We’re so excited to announce our virtual reading, Between Futurity and Chaos: Imagining Queerer Possibilities! Hosted by Foglifter and just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair, this freeContinue reading “Foglifter~ Reading Tonight!”

New Resource: Libguide on LGBTQ Writers and Artists in Special Collections APRIL 15, 2021/ HORNBAKELIBRARY Hornbake Library’s Literature and Rare Books collectioncontains many excellent works by LGBTQ writers and artists.  If you would like to learn more about works by LGBTQ people in Literature and Rare Books but aren’t sure where to start, we have the solution.  ExploringContinue reading

Anathema Magazine

Have you heard about this website yet? A friend shared it with me yesterday as another resource for us: http://www.anathemamag.com/about-anathema They write; At Anathema we’re interested in giving that exceptional work a home. Specifically the exceptional work of queer people of colour (POC)/Indigenous/Aboriginal creators. As practicing editors we’re keenly aware of the structural and institutional racismContinue reading “Anathema Magazine”

The Art and Practice of Queer Storytelling

A 6-week studio workshop with the Constellation, a place for writers By the end of the course, students will enjoy, evaluate, and practice the craft of writing queer narratives within a variety of genres. This course is open to queer writers/poets and our allies, in short, anyone who would like to immerse themselves in creatingContinue reading “The Art and Practice of Queer Storytelling”

Queer POC Poets & Writers

  Gloria Anzaldua “Borderlands” Richard Blanco “Looking for the Gulf Motel” Jericho Brown “The Tradition” Frannie Choy “Soft Science” Nikky Finney “Head Off and Split” Roxanne Gay “Difficult Women” Saeed Jones “Prelude to Bruise” Donika Kelly “Bestiary” Rickey Laurentiis “Boy with Thorn” Audre Lorde “Zami” Carmen Maria Machado “Her Body and Other Parties” Lee MokobeContinue reading “Queer POC Poets & Writers”

Non-Binary AUTHORS and their Protagonists

More books to look up by non-binary authors or featuring ungendered narrators. AMROU AL-KADHI, Unicorn: Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen, details disastrous coming out stories, being inspired by the fluidity of marine aquatic life when exploring their nonbinary gender, discovering the transformative power of drag, and much more. Amrou Al-Kadhi is a British-Iraqi Muslim dragContinue reading “Non-Binary AUTHORS and their Protagonists”