Tag Archives: moms

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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The baby princess with two moms

Happy Mother’s Day this weekend from the two-mom family in A Harvest of Ripe Figs, a fantasy novel that shows that happily ever after doesn’t mean the end of the adventures, and that there are different ways to be a mother. … Continue reading

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LGBT family day at the zoo

Baby Naomi’s two moms and two dads at the zoo in a modern AU version of the Mangoverse books. Both the f/f and m/m couples are canon in the actual series and Naomi was conceived using artificial insemination. Drawn by … 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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Rivka at eight years old

“When you grow up — not soon enough for me, you funny child,” — Mitzi massaged her own brow — “you’ll be a lady, and you certainly won’t be swordfighting. Even with candles.” “Yes, I will. I’m going to be a … Continue reading

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Canon femslash and worker’s rights!

Queen Shulamit and Chef Aviva from The Second Mango are back for another adventure; in Climbing the Date Palm they’re charged with the rescue of a foreign prince’s labor activist boyfriend, while also trying to figure out how to become moms to an heir. … Continue reading

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How will a lesbian queen and her partner conceive an heir?

I have no kids, and I certainly never thought I’d be writing a conception scene. But when you write fairy tales about fictional royalty, eventually the whole ‘heir’ issue is going to come up. Queen Shulamit is a lesbian and, … Continue reading

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