Happy Pride Sunday!
Friday the 26th marked the 5th anniversary of the Obergefell vs. Hodges decision that made marriage equality a reality in the US.
This anniversary is a bright spot in a difficult time.
Another bright spot: I found my new favorite book tag.
Continue reading “The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag”
It’s the 23nd of Pride Month.
I’m doing this tag today in celebration.
Continue reading “Sapphic Book Tag”
Perhaps you’ve seen the hashtags #BlackoutBestsellerList or #BlackPublishingPower on Twitter and Instagram.
If not, here’s a quick summary. Continue reading “Support Black Authors: #BlackoutBestSellerList”
Today in gay news: the Supreme Court ruled in favor of employment protections for queer and trans individuals.
WE’RE A PROTECTED CLASS NOW, BAYBEE.
In less-historic news: I just finished She-Ra and the Princesses of Power on Netflix.
Continue reading “She-Ra: Princesses of Power Book Tag”
Hello! It’s the middle of the year!
My mind is goo!
Time for a freak-out.
Continue reading “Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag”
Black lives matter.
Black art matters.
Black careers matter.
As a bookish community, let’s put our energy toward supporting Black authors.
How, you ask?
I made a list.
Continue reading “How to Support Black Authors”
Good news! Four excellent books are making their debuts today!
Consider supporting Black authors by purchasing one of these books! Continue reading “2 June 2 Release Day”
WELCOME BACK TO THE OPTIMISM BLOG.
I HAVE RETURNED TO WORK.
Continue reading “Books and Bakes Book Tag”