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AI finds herself, a family, & a future

A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers is a science fiction novel of such literary quality yet such approachable prose, characters, and relationships that I honestly feel like it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read. I don’t say … Continue reading

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Motherhood in the Mangoverse

“I want to see mothers that are more than just plot devices, who existed and had lives before and after they had kids. I want adventuring mothers, magic-wielding and sword-swinging and dragon-slaying mothers. Mothers who have done more than just … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman likes my books!

Yesterday I went down to Wild Iris Books to hang out during their Feminist Block Party (and pick up a sno cone!) and a staff member, friend, and fan was there with her AWESOME cosplay.

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Rivka as Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan, usually accompanied by his blue ox, Babe, is a legendary lumberjack from North American mythology. Since he’s a folk hero with reported superhuman qualities, it seemed like a perfect fit for a Rivka cosplay. (Besides, making Paul Bunyan … Continue reading

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The press likes to pit lady musicians against each other, but that’s not how music works

Esther and Liora, the two violin stars from A Harvest of Ripe Figs. Popular gossip would paint them as rivals, but women don’t have to compete — they can work together and enhance each other, and be talented in different … Continue reading

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pass it on

Psst, lbpq representation/girls loving each other romantically and/or sexually doesn’t inherently threaten representation for girls loving each other platonically. Lesbians have friends. Bi women have friends. We can be friends with straight lady characters, too! We have besties and sisters … Continue reading

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“My beloved, my wife, My Mighty One….”

I really don’t think I can ever adequately express how much Rivka and Isaac mean to me. They’re not just the goofy background straight couple or feminist warrior points. They were the way I always wanted the story to go. … Continue reading

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