With a fabulous, evocative new cover and new digital innards, one of the books that was a pure pleasure to write is now back in print and in eBook formats at BellaBooks.com. Originally released in 1996, the themes of Wild Things are surprisingly timely given the current rabid pushback against LGBT people by the religious right, not to mention the influence of extreme wealth and the role it plays in private and public lives. Read More
This man has the right to do what he’s doing. But are you really going to pay him to do it? If not, I suggest you–like me–are also intolerant of hate. Read More
Sally Ride didn’t “broadcast” that she was a lesbian until after she died. And that was still not enough silence for some people. Read More
With a nod to Gertrude Stein.
Musing aloud today about the phenomenon of book review blogs that are voluntarily marked “adult content.” I’ve run across at least a half-dozen about gay or lesbian books that are; none of them are about erotica or sex. Seriously? A review of a book that is about lesbians should be sheltered from web browsers under the age of 18? Including reviews of books that are for young adult readers? Read More
Imagine for a moment that you’re filling out an application for a credit card and it asks for contact information for your father, your brother or your husband, one of whom must sign the application before you’ll be considered. Read More
Actually, I don’t mean “vagina.” Though certainly if an elected official can be banned for saying it during public debate, it’s quite obvious that some people think “vagina” is a dirty word. Read More