Posts Tagged: Sexuality

Links: Wednesday, August 20th

Links: Wednesday, August 20th

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Today’s Links: The rest is drag – Alexis Hall continues the conversation that E.E. Ottoman started about LGBT fiction and straight writers and readers and compares m/m romance to drag. X is never exactly like Y, of course, but the similarities are pretty striking, now that it’s been pointed out… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday May 6th

Links: Tuesday May 6th

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Ugly Renaissance Babies Reading Desire: “Dark Notes on Paper” – Liz has a great post on sex scenes and desire in romance and why much of it bores her. As usual, the comments are as insightful as the post. When I first discovered romance and erotica (both when I was… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, April 24th

Links: Thursday, April 24th

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The noble hound. Little Miss Crabby Pants Fires The Canon – There’s been a lot of reaction to Noah Berlatsky’s Salon article but I really liked this response from Wendy the Superlibrarian. First, no book anywhere is going to be universally loved. People being people after all. What canons should… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 25th

Links: Tuesday, March 25th

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Hi five! AAR takes on graphic novels – AAR isn’t really my scene, but this post caught my eye. I didn’t even know there were graphic novel romances. I’m very excited to announce that AAR will be reviewing romance graphic novels. We’ve reviewed a few in the past, but this… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 22nd

Links: Saturday, March 22nd

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Pounce Harmful Communication: The “I Love You” Defense – Now this is a post I want every romance author to read. If the characters are arguing about something and the defense boils down to “I love you, and I was just doing what I think is best for you” I… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 8th

Links: Saturday, March 8th

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Cat has no time for your nonsense on this Caturday morning. Love, color, and blindness – It seems like a bunch of “love is blind” posts made the rounds recently, and Sunita weighs in with where they fall down for her. Color doesn’t play the same role in every person’s… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, March 6th

Links: Thursday, March 6th

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A cause I support 100% Triggered – The New Republic published an article the other day entitled “Trigger Happy: The ‘Trigger Warning’ Has Spread from Blogs to College Classes. Can It Be Stopped?” I thought it was both poorly argued and mean-spirited, and Melissa McEwan does a good job of… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 25th

Links: Tuesday, February 25th

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Young People Swap Clothes With Grandparents And Parents A Rape Survivor on Writing “Non-Con” – Belleau writes a powerful meditation on being someone who’s experienced rape and writing non-con erotica. As someone who’s experienced sexual assault and reads non-con erotica, I found myself nodding along with her post. Survivor or… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 18th

Links: Tuesday, February 18th

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Finger splints that look like elegant pieces of jewelry All things queer and wonderful – New Adult author Leah Raeder talks about growing up as an out bi woman and how she wants to see the genre branch out more. I want to see more queerness in New Adult. I… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 15th

Links: Saturday, February 15th

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Typical cat. Three Authors Discuss Their Favorite Romance Novels Featuring People of Color – Jessica W. Luther, whom we spoke to earlier in the week, posted a roundtable discussion with authors Suleikha Snyder, Farrah Rochon and our own Rebekah in Bitch magazine’s blog. Nice to see romance in a feminist… Read more »

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