Tag Archives: lgbtqia

Romantic love is not another way to say ‘sex’, even when you’re talking about same-sex couples

My grandfather is 90 and my grandmother is 88 and a half. They have been married since 1946. They sleep in separate, side by side twin beds because my grandfather’s multiple physical problems cause him to be disruptive in his … Continue reading

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Ladies in love

Aviva and Queen Shulamit, the f/f couple from The Second Mango (Prizm Books.) Shulamit has multiple food allergies, and Aviva is the cook who figures out how to keep her from getting sick. Over the course of the three books … Continue reading

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I will never get tired of durian humor

Perach’s prosperity comes from tropical agriculture. Here, Queen Shulamit shows the other characters from The Second Mango… …an incredibly stinky fruit called durian. Often called the king of fruit, it tastes  good–well, maybe–but smells so bad that there are signs … Continue reading

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Queer women can star in fairy tales, too

Painfully aware that big Western animation houses weren’t going to give me the queer lady fairy tales I wanted… I wrote my own, and it got accepted and published. And a sequel, due out July 2014. And I’m 2/3 of … Continue reading

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Win a free copy of the eBook of The Second Mango by commenting on my Halloween post!

The folks over at Long and Short let me post comparing writing to cosplaying for Halloween. Come check it out here, on their site. You have to comment there by November 2, not here, in order to be entered in … Continue reading

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The queer female gaze: The Second Mango and breasts

Click on the link to read my guest post on erotica writer Lisabet Sarai’s blog, about what it’s like to grow up in a world where women’s physical attraction to other women is often ignored, and how it influenced the … Continue reading

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I love you but I’m sleepy

Queen Shulamit and her sweetheart/personal chef Aviva from The Second Mango by Shira Glassman, as drawn by Erin Ptah. Erin Ptah, available on deviantArt, is one of the most talented artists in fandom and the creator of the webcomic But I’m … Continue reading

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