What does it mean to be queer? What does it mean to be human? In this powerful #LoveOzYA collection, twelve of Australia’s finest writers from the LGBTQ+ community explore the stories of family, friends, lovers and strangers – the connections that form us.
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Sorry to Bother You
Cassius "Cash" Green (Lakeith Stanfield) needs a job, and soon - his car is barely running and he's four months late on rent, the rent that keeps his uncle, Sergio (Terry Crews), with a roof over his family's head, so when he gets a job with telemarketing agency RegelView it seems like all his dreams have come true. Except they don't pay except on commission. When Cash is offered a promotion the day he and his friends organise a strike, he must work out just how far he will go, and just how much it can cost to keep above the breadline.
tw: abuse (for art), police brutality, slavery, heavy drug use, sex, human experimentation, racism
Janelle Monáe is the Queer Hero We Need and Deserve
Janelle Monáe’s new album Dirty Computer dropped today and if you think I haven’t been listening to it on endless repeat then you, my friend, are sorely mistaken and also probably are unaware of how amazing an album it is. Don’t worry, by the end of this review you will be very aware. It has …
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Let’s Talk About Love
After a nasty breakup, Alice swears off dating for good. Then the super cute Takumi walks into her life and Alice is finally faced with having to deal with her whole “being asexual” thing.
i love this part
Two teenage girls navigate their relationship.
T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is crowned King of Wakanda, but as he determines the future of his country, the mistakes of his father’s (John Kani) past rise up to haunt him.
The Up-Side of Unrequited
Are There Lesbians? Yes What Happens? With twenty-six secret crushes and zero boyfriends Molly Peskin-Suso comes to the realisation that maybe it’s time for her to admit to her feelings and try rejection. The Verdict: Becky Albertalli has done it again! I don’t know how she does it but her books are so warm and …
The Hate U Give
Are There Lesbians? No What Happens? After her best friend is shot and killed by a cop, Starr’s world irreparably changes. The Verdict: The Hate U Give is a beautiful novel, and one not for the fainthearted. It deals with complex issues of race and police brutality with an amazing amount of thoughtfulness and tact - …
Juliet Takes A Breath
Are There Lesbians? Yes What Happens? A Puerto Rican baby dyke from the Bronx gets to intern with her favourite feminist writer in Portland. The Verdict: I got about two pages into this and realised I was completely in love. I have been annoyingly evangelical about it since I read the second sentence. The only …
Are There Lesbians? No What Happens? For fans of Misfits, Crazyhead is Howard Overman’s newest creation of two badass women trying to save the world, one demon slaying at a time. Like Buffy but more irreverent and with more representation. The Verdict: I started watching this after a recommendation from a friend. After one episode …