If the only lesbian book you’ve heard about is The Price of Salt—popularized through the 2015 film Carol—then you’re seriously missing out. The genre is expansive in theme and history, ranging from Sappho’s poems to pulp novels in the 40s, vampire stories, diaries of aristocratic women, poetry, graphic novels, and more. Learn more about the works of Audre Lorde, Alison Bechdel, Sarah Waters, and others, as this thriving genre evolves into new territories while still celebrating the beauty of love between women.

Charles Stephens reflects on the books that showed him Black gay love is beautiful.

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This stiletto-rocking, Lebanese-American, nonbinary author talks gender policing, straight men’s jealousy, and getting laid.

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