Tag Archives: women-of-color

“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.

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I am a lucky lady

This showed up in my inbox as a surprise from a family member who wanted to remain anonymous! ♥ Aviva and Shulamit are the f/f couple from my book The Second Mango, and here they’re drawn relaxing “by the cut bank”, as … 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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When Gluten Attacks!

Queen Shulamit is gluten-intolerant, which is why she fell in love with the palace cook. Never fear, Queenling — Aviva will save you from the evil bread-monster! (Characters are from the queer YA fantasy novel The Second Mango and were drawn here by … Continue reading

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Family of choice

Family of choice is very important to the themes in The Second Mango and its sequels. I wanted to celebrate the many types of love that make family–birth relatives, romantic love, in-laws, stepfamily, and those friends who become family because … Continue reading

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Your flame lights mine (queer female couple celebrating Chanukah)

Happy Chanukah from Shulamit and Aviva, and from their creator, Shira Glassman. (Characters are from The Second Mango, a fantasy novel with an all-Jewish cast, drawn here by Ceili Braidwood and inked by Jane Dominguez.) 11/29/2013 only: get 25% off the … Continue reading

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Feet in the water on a hot day

Cillaid has drawn this adorable “cheeb” (as she calls them) of Shulamit and Aviva, the queer female couple from The Second Mango.  Shulamit is the princess (well, queen by the time the book begins, but there’s backstory) who’s got multiple food … Continue reading

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Queer women daydreaming together

Shulamit and Aviva from The Second Mango by Shira Glassman; also available on Amazon. Artwork commission drawn by Jeanine Sybico. It’s important to me that we in same sex relationships get to see ourselves represented not only sensually or sexually but … 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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I have gorgeous fliers for my book! (part 1)

That kissing picture makes me so happy; it makes up for three decades of feeling a little bit left out of the Disney princess experience. Also, I love my slogan. 😛 Available from Prizm Books and Amazon Kindle as eBooks, and in print pre-ordered … Continue reading

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