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Witch Girls, a Free YA Short Story — Part of Project Unicorn (A Lesbian YA Extravaganza)

Welcome to Project Unicorn–a fiction project over the course of one year by both me, author Sarah Diemer, and my wife author Jennifer Diemer, to put out, twice weekly (Mondays and Fridays!), free YA stories with lesbian heroines. Today, we … Continue reading

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Why Lesbian YA Stories Are Important: A Dialogue on Project Unicorn by Its Authors

Project Unicorn: A Lesbian YA Extravaganza! is a fiction project created by lesbian YA authors Sarah Diemer and Jennifer Diemer. It was created because of the obvious lack of lesbian heroines in the Young Adult genre, and the critical need … Continue reading

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Hooray, You're GAY! — National Coming Out Day and a Celebration of Your Queerness

So, we kind of GOT LEGALLY MARRIED last week–something I’m going to post about, and in detail, very, very soon, I promise. 🙂 ❤ ❤ ❤ We are still coming down from the joyousness that is GETTING LEGALLY MARRIED, and … Continue reading

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The Epidemic

Jamey Rodemeyer lived in my hometown. He was fourteen years old, had a pervasive sense of humor, loved Lady Gaga fiercely and blogged, often, about the fact that he was being mercilessly bullied in school for being gay. He killed … Continue reading

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Read Gay YA, Change the World

There has been a tremendous amount of dialogue this past week about queer books–or lack thereof–in young adult literature. Agents and publishing houses have been vocal in stating their support for publishing books with queer protagonists, which was inspiring and … Continue reading

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How the Queer Rise: A Manifesto

photo by sigrún bein When they tell you it gets better, it comes with a postscript: make it better. Life can be fucked up, and being gay/queer/bi/trans/poly can mean that sharing the truth can cost you a friend or familial … Continue reading

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An Open Letter: Homophobia Can Be Overcome

Dear Whoever-is-reading-this, My name is Sarah. I wrote a book entitled The Dark Wife, and it was released last week–it’s a lesbian revisionist retelling of the Greek myth of Persephone and Hades. People are starting to talk about it, and … Continue reading

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