Monthly Archives: March 2014

Glossary of non-English words in The Second Mango

Some of them seem like English to me, because they were a constant part of my upbringing and remain a constant in my life! But, I realize that many Gentile (non-Jewish) readers would like more information about some of those words. It … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Queen and the Chef

The Second Mango‘s canonical queer couple Queen Shulamit and Chef Aviva, drawn here by lolo loco

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Purim!

Happy Purim from the cast of The Second Mango, who are showing off their costumes. Because you need a dragon with a noisemaker on your browser. The Mangoverse, where the femslash is canon, the dragon is one of the good … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Yogurt as a spread: labneh

Could be a recipe straight out of Aviva’s kitchen, but instead, it comes from my best friend. It’s a way to transform yogurt into something spreadable, and you can add any flavors you want afterwards — garlic, mint, lemon, or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Aviva’s kitchen

Queen Shulamit fell in love with Aviva, the cook who figured out how to safely navigate her multiple food allergies. Now Aviva’s kitchen house is gluten-free, chicken-free, and judgment-free; the ultimate Safe Space, just like Aviva’s arms. (Characters from The … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Should I buy these earrings or the other ones?”

It’s extra convenient to go shopping with your best friend when she’s also your bodyguard! Queen Shulamit and Captain Riv (Rivka) from The Second Mango, a fairy tale that challenges gender norms. Above artwork by angelwhoisinlovewithyou on commission.

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Tiffany and Tiger’s Eye”: New Young Adult horror novel with lesbian romance from Foxglove Lee (Prizm Books)

Tiffany and Tiger Eye by Foxglove Lee is a teen horror novel with a lesbian romance set in the 1980’s and starring a lonely, butch-presenting girl. It’s published by Prizm, where my books live as well, so I’ve had it on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments