Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Saturday, February 22nd

Links: Saturday, February 22nd

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It’s been that kind of week. Why Is Lesbian Romance So Unpopular When Compared to Gay or Straight Romance? – Author E.E. Ottoman takes on the popularity, or lack thereof, of f/f compared to m/m and I’m not sure I… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 20th

Links: Thursday, February 20th

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Women Cosplay as Male Characters from The Hobbit SBHM Feature: Sasha Devlin – Author Sasha Devlin talks about growing up as a black child in a largely white community and wanting romance novels she could see herself in. I WANTED… 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…. 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… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 13th

Links: Thursday, February 13th

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The Sa’wkele, The Ku-Ku, The Boqta, The Henin: How the Mongol Occupation of Europe Changed European Women’s Fashion Forever – MedievalPOC has a great post on how the iconic “princess hat” comes from the headwear of Mongolian noblewomen. SBHM Feature:… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 6th

Links: Thursday, February 6th

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Saved From The Paper Drive – A collection of pulp novel covers. African American Romance: My Take, Your Thoughts by La-Tessa Montgomery – This post reminded me of the discussions we had here around the Multicultural Romance Roundtable post. How… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 25th

Links: Saturday, January 25th

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Uhh… no thanks A Conversation About Asian-American Erotica Writers – Suleikha Snyder and Solace Ames were at The Toast talking about writing romance and erotica. Suleikha Snyder: We definitely need more of that, and more mature handling of what women… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 21st

Links: Tuesday, January 21st

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The mighty hunter A note on historical romance sales in print – Courtney Milan breaks out some hard sales figures to speak about how Harlequin doesn’t have a record of successfully selling historical romance in print and how “China-set historicals… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 9th

Links: Thursday, January 9th

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Solace Ames on Asian Sex Symbols and BDSM – Unf. The Bechdel Test Sets the Bar Too Low. Let’s Write a New One. – The article quotes figures showing that the movies that passed the Bechdel… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, December 21st

Links: Saturday, December 21st

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An igloo made from colorful ice bricks and snow mortar. Girls of Color in Dystopia – Author/activist Victoria Law did a series of reviews and posts on race and gender in dystopian YA. As I said in my first post:… Read more »

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