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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 5: Books Featuring Trans Teenagers That Don’t Focus on Transition

Jeffry lovannone PhD on twitter sent me this request a few weeks ago: “YA with trans characters that are not ‘transition narratives.’ ” Now this is a fantastic and necessary question.  So often stories about trans people in lots of … Continue reading

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian # 4: Young Adult Books Featuring Genderqueer / Non-binary Trans Characters

Hi Casey! I love your blog! I am looking for books with main characters who are genderqueer! (and also queer sexuality too obv) I have relatively recently realised that I’m demigirl/ genderqueer/non-binary/trans and I am looking for mirrors! I would … Continue reading

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian #3: Taming Toxic, Self-Destructive Lesbians

Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian is a Book Advice Column where you can send me your LGBTQ book related questions and recommendation requests. Send me an email: casey@uvic.ca and put “Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian” in the subject. Continue reading

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian #2: Lesbian/Bi Dystopian YA Novels

Hi Casey! I heard about this through the Lez Liberty Lit column on Autostraddle.com and I thought I would see if maybe you could help me out! I’ve been really into reading YA dystopian novels lately (e.g., Divergent series). I … Continue reading

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Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian #1: Queer New Adult Books

Hey Casey, Do you have any suggestions for young adult books that are past high school? I enjoyed The IHOP Papers and You Set Me On Fire but haven’t come across a ton of other books in that category. Thanks! … Continue reading

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Announcing a Book Advice Column: Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian

This is a post to introduce a new part of Casey the Canadian Lesbrarain which I’m pretty excited about.  I’m going to call it “Ask Your Friendly Neighbourhood Lesbrarian” and here’s why.  I get asked on a fairly regular basis … Continue reading

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