Polari is the UK’s leading live showcase for emerging and established LGBTQ+ literary talent. Who won the 2023 prizes?
In a powerful statement, Jill Biden, the First Lady of the United States, has publicly condemned the alarming rise of book bans targeting LGBTQ+ literature. This trend restricts access to important stories and information, denying individuals their right to read and explore diverse perspectives. Her firm stance highlights the urgent need for inclusivity and acceptanceContinue reading “US First Lady Comes Out Against Book Bans”
The US is continuing to ban LGBTQ+ books from schools and public libraries in an assault on queer literature. A report by PEN America shows that in the 2022/23 school year, over 1,500 books were removed from public access.
HIV/Aids isn’t always a comfortable subject to talk about. However, you can learn more about it in these books for World Aids Day.
The winners of the 2022 Polari Prize have been announced, representing a real selection of hopeful queer books.
This week, the state of Florida passed a law that bans teachers from discussing LGBTQ+ identities with primary-age students and ensures that discussions with older students are “age appropriate”.