Tagged: LGBT

A way to go

YA author Robin Talley on how LGBT publishing has progressed in recent years and how far it still has to go. Read more

Trans action

In the early stages of writing The Art of Being Normal, I asked a group of young transgender people if they felt fairly represented in... Read more

LGBTQI+ Cipher Press opens submissions for new queer voices

New indie publisher Cipher Press has announced its #newqueervoices submissions for UK writers identifying as trans, gender non-conforming, queer, working class and as writers of colour. ... Read more

'Newsnight' explores LGBT YA

Authors James Dawson and Julie Mayhew yesterday (29th July) celebrated the increase in LGBT characters in YA novels in an episode of BBC2's "Newsnight".... Read more

Self-published title competes on Polari longlist

A self-published author will compete against books published by small and large presses for this year’s Polari First Book Prize. The longlist for the prize,... Read more

Venice mayor removes books about homosexuality from schools

The mayor of Venice has removed books about homosexuality from the city’s schools. Mayor Luigi Brugnaro released a statement saying he “decided to recall... Read more

Fifteen Years of Change

I’ve had someone shout "dyke" at me in the street twice in my life. The first was in the late 1990s. The second was a couple... Read more

Stonewall launches young writers competition

Stonewall, the LGBT equality charity, has launched its first Young Writers’ competition for budding authors between the ages of 14 and 17. The competition asks... Read more

Muchamore donates £10k to LGBT charities

YA author Robert Muchamore is donating £10,218 to LGBT charities after making a “cheap shot” about lesbians on his public Facebook page. Muchamore said he... Read more

The Roll of a Dice: LGBT in Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy author Den Patrick explains why we need greater diversity in the genre. Read more

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