Free Stories and Poetry by Queer, Trans and Non-Binary Authors

One of the things I often turn to in times of great difficulty and despair, especially when searching for hope, is the work of queer, trans, and non-binary authors. So I put together a list of free stories and poems, available online now, to share with you, gathered by theme. Love and Revolution: INTIFADA INCANTATION: […]

Links of the Week 6/8/16

Here are some of the great things I have read this past week, my recommendations to you. So one of the best things on the internet recently was Annabeth Leong’s Many Note Challenge, which occurred over a series of posts and is explained in the excerpt below. First post. Second post. Third post. And a […]

Last Stop: A Guest Post by Jacob Louder

  So we have come to the end of the blog tour for my first book, Show Yourself To Me. It’s been an amazing ride for me, doing all these interviews, writing guest posts, reading what these fabulous bloggers and writers have to say about the book. We are wrapping up by coming back home, […]

Queer Kink Praxis

Queerness can’t thrive in a vacuum. Part of what I ache for in queer stories is queerness that looks like the queer cultures and communities I know, where queers are not solitary or isolated, but have webs of connection with each other. We need that, need those sorts of chosen families and activist networks and […]

D17: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Originally posted on SWOP Bay:
Save the date! SWOP has reserved the Center for Sex and Culture the evening of December 17th for a community-wide Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers event. If you would like to participate in the planning or donate food, drink, and altar items please contact Shannon at  

How much realism *should* be part of BDSM erotica?

A few years ago, I was reading my work at a BDSM themed erotica event. I chose to read a story about two trans guys because there were no other queer stories being read (in fact one of the stories that was read had some rather intense homophobia in it), and I wanted to have […]

getting ready

I spent some time with my boots tonight. For the first time in too long. Took my time cleaning them, just cleaning. Wiped off the saddle soap with a shirt I cut off someone I love, the first time we played. This pair of boots is connected deeply to someone else I love. Wrapping myself […]