Tag Archives: Books

Back in the TARDIS

Book review. Queers Dig Time Lords – edited by Sigrid Ellis and Michael Damian Thomas. Published by Mad Norwegian Press, 2013. “The protagonists were not required to demonstrate their heterosexuality at every turn. Anyone could go with the Doctor, if they’d make that leap.” “The show wasn’t saying ‘You should be like this.’ It wasn’t even saying ‘Why aren’t you […]

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Book Review: The Stranger’s Child

Book Review: The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst Buy it via Amazon By the time I’d read the first few pages of this I knew why my friend had recommended it to me – all suppressed early-20th-century homoerotic undercurrents and (at least behavioural) bisexuality. It generation-hops every few chapters, ending up in the first decade of the 21st century, and […]

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Queering the Tardis

Or was it already queer long before Captain Jack arrived? Book review: Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It.  Edited: Sigrid Ellis and Michael Damian Thomas, 2013.   Pub: Mad Norwegian Press (buy it on Amazon here) In recent years Mad Norwegian Press have had a lot of success with their books […]

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Bi Bookshelf: What Makes a Baby?

Book review: What Makes a Baby By Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth A friend told me about the book “What Makes a Baby” written by Cory Silverberg and illustrated by Fiona Smyth. It wasn’t out yet: it was a project using “Kickstarter”: an online way of pledging money to a new project to get it started. It sounded […]

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Bi & Poly: "Plural Loves"

Plural Loves: Designs for Bi and Poly Living Edited by Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio (2004) New York: Harrington Park Press (Co-published simultaneously as Journal of Bisexuality Volume 4, Numbers 3/4 2004). ISBN 1-56023-293-5 (Paperback) £17.17 Plural Loves brings together historical, theoretical, literary, fictional, and activist writing in an examination of the common ground between bisexuality and polyamory, with the aim of setting […]

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Bi The Book

Book reviews: Queers In History Haitian Bisexuality Fausterella and Other Stories All Lies and Jest Queers In History I mainly enjoyed “Queers in History: The Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Historical Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals: The Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Historical Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals, and Transgenders” by Keith Stern (2009) and was glad to see many bisexuals represented and will look some […]

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BiOlogy

Book review: BiOlogy by Claire Louisa Thomas BiOlogy is a book of short stories by Claire Louisa Thomas, all on the subject of people who are attracted to more than one gender.  Some of these people identify themselves with the word “bisexual” and some do not – either for personal reasons or because they exist in a time before there […]

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