POV: Why Aren’t Queer Characters Simply Allowed to Be Queer?

When Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling revealed Albus Dumbledore was gay after the publication of Deathly Hallows, there was an uproar. She broke the cardinal rule — often attributed to Russian Continue Reading →

LGBTQ Science Fiction and Fantasy in the 1990s

The 1990s saw a huge increase in the positive portrayals of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer (LGBTQ) characters in all parts of the genre: literature, anime, manga, comics, even Continue Reading →

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Stark Divide, by J. Scott Coatsworth

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi book out: Some stories are epic. The Earth is in a state of collapse, with wars breaking out over resources and an Continue Reading →

Out of the Past – LGBTQ Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror in the 1980s

The 1970s, famed as an era of free love, political protests and hallucinogen-fueled utopias, gave way to the era of punk and New Wave, AIDS, and the politics of Reagan Continue Reading →

ANNOUNCEMENT: Renewal, QSF’s Flash Fiction Anthology

QSF has a new book out, the latest in our series of flash fiction anthologies: Re.new.al (noun) 1) Resuming an activity after an interruption, or 2) Extending a contract, subscription Continue Reading →

COVER REVEAL: Where Home Lies, by Elizabeth A. Schechter

Today, we have something special – a cover reveal for the third book in Elizabeth A. Schechter‘s “Rebel Mage” series: About the Book: Once an exile, Matthias returns to lead Continue Reading →