Last year, there was an outcry over a YA anthology that was prohibiting same-sex stories. There were a LOT of posts about it on the internet. There were a lot of authors who got up in arms and dropped out of not only that anthology, but an anthology being edited by the same editor, an anthology that I was writing for.
In the end, what ended up happening was that the anthology lost half its line up and the editor was removed from the project. We got a new editor, and a new line-up (an AMAZING line up, if I say so myself), and the publisher pledged to donate the proceeds to a homeless shelter for LGBT youth. The new anthology includes several LGBT stories. I’ve read them, they’re great.
And the internet? Is silent.
Signal boosting in the vague hope that more people will learn that there’s an LGBT-friendly anthology of YA dystopian romance out there and purchase it, because that increases the chances of there being another one. And because I love anthologies.
Inspired by the Sherlock Map Project. The goal of this wonderful little thing is to unite Avengers fandom all around the world, so we can read and pathetically cry about comic books together! Hurray for feelings!
The map is here, to add yourself all you have to do is:
Anyone here every heard of Barstool Sports? I didn’t until recently, when a close, close friend of mine got politically involved with them. I don’t really know the website well, but I don’t particularly want to, so here’s a excerpt from a college article that I’ll talk more…
As a multi-fandom blog, I come across a lot of posts regarding fandom superlatives. “We’re the ones who waited”, “we’re the nicest”, “we’re the crackiest” (all comments made by Sherlockians, oddly enough) — but in my experience, they’re…