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The Trans Generation

by Mya Alexice

Ann Travers’s "The Trans Generation" is an astounding and essential qualitative study that collects heartfelt, honest anecdotes from a variety of transgender children and their parents. This book explores how trans people interact with... Read More

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Because We Are Human

by Katie Asher

Cynthia Burack’s "Because We Are Human" is an intelligent look at how national governments address the preservation of LGBTQ rights, especially as influenced by the United States. Thorough and thought-provoking, this academic book... Read More

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Paper Is White

by Mya Alexice

Hilary Zaid’s earnest and moving "Paper Is White" explores the intersection of lesbian and Jewish identity through its memorable characters, Ellen and Francine, as they try to get married in the 1990s. Their intriguing story is genuine... Read More

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Cenzontle

by Matt Sutherland

Mama never said there’d be debuts like these, presenting new poets who arrive with unforeseen, indescribable gifts. Over the mountains of Tijuana at age five, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo’s journey included an MFA at the University of... Read More

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Stray

by Matt Sutherland

Poetry is marvelous transportation. Africa beckons—you want some of me?—and the poet takes pains, takes pens to the stuff of his life, so that we can experience the Zimbabwe in the man. An Oberlin College creative writing assistant... Read More

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