Tag Archives: family

The funny thing is she didn’t realize this was badass at all until I pointed it out

This is the story of how my mom is a total badass. It’s pretty much what I’d expect from her at this point; after all, I have a very vivid memory of a trip we took to the north Georgia … Continue reading

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Queer families, including polyamorous ones, celebrated in SFF short story collection “Fierce Family”

The fact that I’m not constantly bombarded by enthusiastic recommendations for this book, when it has so much in common with my novels in celebrating the strong bonds of queer families in a SFF setting, just proves the truth of … Continue reading

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Royal family outing in the marketplace of Home City

With the loss of my grandparents this summer, I feel even more acutely the importance of “family of choice.” There are so many wonderful people in my life that I’ve found through luck rather than blood ties, from my super … Continue reading

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The adventures of Princess Naomi and her Zayde Dragon

Princess Naomi is very lucky. She has two moms who love her very much, one of whom is queen of the whole kingdom! She’s also got a dragon who looks after her. Princess Naomi, her mothers, and the dragon are … Continue reading

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Totally my mother’s daughter

I was over at my dad’s house one day when I was in middle school and my half-brother was about four. There I was at the kitchen table, writing down all the colors in the Victoria Secret catalog and what … Continue reading

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Hypnotizing Chickens: lesbian novel with family, romance, and happy ending

“Just hand me my walker, child.”“I think it’s funny that you still call me ‘child’.”“If I can remember when you was a child and I wasn’t a child myself at the time, then you’re a child.” Hypnotizing Chickens by Julia Watts … Continue reading

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Even Kiddush is a magic show when there’s a wizard in the family

For non-Jews: this is Shabbat (Sabbath) dinner, and Queen Shulamit is blessing the wine. Isaac is a wizard with a flair for showing off, especially for Rivka, hence the telekinesis. Characters from The Second Mango drawn by kayaczek. Sequel Climbing … Continue reading

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