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Episode 031 - LGBTQ+/QUILTBAG Non-Fiction

By Book Club for Masochists

Just in time for LGBT Pride Month, this episode has us discussing LGBTQ+/QUILTBAG Non-Fiction books! We talk about queer Canadians, own voices, the importance of cultural context, and how this is our newest episode ever (in terms of publication dates for books). Plus: Anna and Matthew will be at the American Library Association conference in Chicago this weekend. Tweet at us if you’ll be there and want to say “Hi!”. You can download the podcast directly, find it on Libsyn, or get it through iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play or your favourite podcast delivery system. In this episode Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessica F  Books We Read (or tried to) The Lesbian Lexicon by Stevie Anntonym (recommended) Queer Game Studies edited by Bonnie Ruberg and Adrienne Shaw (Matthew mistakenly called this Queer Gaming) David Bowie Made Me Gay by Darryl W. Bullock (out November 21st, 2017) (recommended) Outlaw Marriages by by Rodger Streitmatter Queers Were Here: Heroes & Icons of Queer Canada edited by Robin Ganev and RJ Gilmour (recommended) Scott Thompson (of The Kids in the Hall) LOOK: Lesbian Organization of Kitchener LOOT: Lesbian Organization of Toronto The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Health Care edited by Zena Sharman (recommended) The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson (recommended) The Life and Times of Butch Dykes (series) by by Eloisa Aquino The Case of Alan Turing: The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of the Legendary Codebreaker by Éric Liberge and Arnaud Delalande (recommended) My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Nagata Kabi (recommended) Goodreads review that suggestions Nagata Kabi is “non-binary and possibly asexual” Cities vol. 1 by Anand Vedawal (recommended) The Prince of los Cocuyos by Richard Blanco  Books We Mentioned On Trails: An Exploration by Robert Moor Fun Home and Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel Pedro and Me by Judd Winick (that page shows the terrible cover) (recommended) Two or Three Things I Know for Sure and Skin: Talking about Sex, Class and Literature by Dorothy Allison Forward by Abby Wambach Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man by Thomas Page McBee (recommended) My Body is Yours by Michael V. Smith (recommended) Female Masculinity by J. Jack Halberstam Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme edited by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (recommended) Tomboy Survival Guide by Ivan E. Coyote (recommended) Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh (recommended) Princess Jellyfish (series) by Akiko Higashimura (recommended) DAR (webcomic) by Erika Moen How to be a Guy (series of articles) by Jay Edidin (recommended) Links, Articles, and Things Our list of genres QUILTBAG definition on Wiktionary LGBT Pride Month QZAP: The Queer Zine Archive Project Mass Effect Kaiden Alenko Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian Broad City The Imitation Game Otokonoko: A frustratingly brief WIkipedia article about crossdressing in Japan Questions Do you want a postcard? Email us your address! Will you be at ALA in Chicago? Let us know! Got any recommendations for asexual non-fiction? Check out our Pinterest board and Tumblr posts for all the QUILTBAG/LGBTQ+ books we read, follow us on Twitter, join our Facebook Group, or send us an email! Join us again on Tuesday, July 4th, when we’ll talk about Reading Exhaustion and Reading Slumps (or maybe a super secret surprise). Then come back on July 18th when we’ll be discussing Legal Thrillers!

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