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One little example of what goes on, but this recounting differs because it ends with a call to action for what men can do. Not rescue, but help create a safe and level playing field.

"While it's not our job to ride in like SAVIOR MENFOLK to thwart the internet's many ogres, at the same time, it's important to be be aware of this stuff and support the good people online. Help make safe spaces here. Moderate the septic shitflingers out of existence. Report abuse. And also ask our social media providers to offer better ways to report and signal abuse online. It's up to us to curate a better social media feed for everyone, and demand better."
So, yesterday I wrote a thing about the Hugos and the Sad/Rabid Puppies horseshit, and that got linked around a bit as this blog fortunately sometimes does. One person linked to it on Facebook, a r...
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The Groove - 3 Things I Learned from Melissa Brayden and a Sneak Peek

I learned more than three things from Melissa Brayden at #gcls2015 - now to put them to work! Plus, here's the current opening of Captain of Industry I read at the Con.
I learned more than three things from Melissa Brayden at #gcls2015 - now to put them to work! Plus, here's the current opening of Captain of Industry I read at the Con.
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Go Set a Watchman - It's Not About Atticus

If nothing else, Go Set a Watchman's very existence, and the hurt and outrage people feel at the idea that their beloved hero could be so deeply flawed has made us all Scout once again.
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Thank you Kelly. Most people who were commenting hadn't read it either and I
had some trouble at first putting my finger on why that bothered me so much.
I am looking forward to reading it soon!

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My brain-churning, stomach-twisting questioning presumed that I knew all there was to know about what it's like to be a woman in this world. And I don't. #LGBT #caitlynjenner #annelamott #mylesbianfreespeech  
My brain-churning, stomach-twisting questioning presumed that I knew all there was to know about what it's like to be a woman in this world. And I don't.
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A garrulous Bennett and an affable Bingley join the two leads in Just Like That, my very lesbian homage to Pride and Prejudice. A Truth Universally Acknowledged - Just Like That Now on Kindle!

A garrulous Bennett and an affable Bingley join the two leads in Just Like That, my very lesbian, award-winning homage to Pride and Prejudice.
A garrulous Bennett and an affable Bingley join the two leads in Just Like That, my very lesbian, award-winning homage to Pride and Prejudice.
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Yay! This is a page turning hold your breath awesome women book, yes it is! #lesfic #lesbianromance  
 
Lesbian Romance T-Minus Two by KG MacGregor now available!
Space pioneers vie for the ultimate prize, but is life on Mars worth it without love? It's the boldest conquest of our time—the colonization of Mars. Of the thousands who clamored for a one-way ticket to the Red Planet,
only a fraction remain in the runnin...
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Talk, Love, Listen - Joan Nestle, in Her Own Words

It's okay to be gay as long as you are invisible - true then. True now. Which is why reading Joan Nestle is as important today as it has ever been.
It's okay to be gay as long as you are invisible - true then. True now. Which is why reading Joan Nestle is as important today as it has ever been.
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Women in uniform making history. Doesn't that sound delicious?
 
A Definite Treat! In the Company of Women at Rainbow Book Reviews
"A definite treat!" writes JJ for RainbowBookReviews.com of In the Company of Women , the newest book by Kate Christie. This
book is a definite treat, but more so since I am a history buff. I was
thoroughly engaged by the extraordinary layers and levels t...
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Oh yes, very delicious. I´m reading this novel now. So sweet.Very lesbian regards Maria Sabine

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Originally posted on The Amazon Iowan:Today we’ll unpack an article from The Mary Sue. “Tropes of Love: Gender Roles in Romance.” Sounds like a wonderful topic. We need more discussion of romance, and gender roles, and tropes are the best! Let’s go. “I’ve…
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You will not regret time spent with this book! #lesfic  
 
A Gripping Story! Golddigger at The Derry Journal
"A gripping story," writes The Derry Journal about Golddigger by Hilary McCollum. Golddigger is a gripping story of love lost and found set against the
backdrops of the California goldrush and the Irish Famine. Rich with historic detail ... an absorbing co...
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How right you are, Karin! I have just read it. Amazing! Very lesbian regards Maria Sabine

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One of this summer's AfterEllen romance review books!
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    Novelist, 2001 - present
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My lesbian fiction novels include the Goldie and Lammy award-winning 18th & Castro, Just Like That, The Kiss that Counted, Maybe Next Time and Sugar and span lesbian romance, lesbian erotica and lesbian science-fiction/fantasy.
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The Best Kind of Song! The Song in My Heart by Tracey Richardson at Lamb...
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The Song in My Heart by Tracey Richardson available at BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

An Enjoyable Read! T-Minus Two at AfterEllen.com
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T-Minus Two by KG MacGregor available at BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

Lesbian Speculative Romance - The Demon Gabriella by Rachel Calish now a...
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The Demon Gabriella by Rachel Calish now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

Lesbian Historical Romance - In the Company of Women by Kate Christie no...
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In the Company of Women by Kate Christie now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

Lesbian Romance - Desert Places by Erica Abbott now available!
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Desert Places by Erica Abbott now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

Lesbian Romance - These Two Hearts by Kenna White now available!
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These Two Hearts by Kenna White now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

A Gripping Story! Golddigger at The Derry Journal
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Golddigger by Hilary McCollum available @ BellaBooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

Lesbian Mystery Electra's Complex by Emma Pérez now available!
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Lesbian Mystery Electra's Complex by Emma Perez now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

Lesbian Historical Romance Golddigger by Hilary McCollum now available!
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Lesbian Historical Romance Golddigger by Hilary McCollum now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

Charming and Amusing! Hypnotizing Chickens at Lesbian Reading Room
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Lesbian Romance Hypnotizing Chickens by Julia Watts available @ BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

Lesbian Romance T-Minus Two by KG MacGregor now available!
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Lesbian Romance T-Minus Two by KG MacGregor now available @ bellabooks.com #lesfic #lesbianromance

Lesbian Fantasy Romance The Diplomat by Sophia French now available!
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Lesbian Fantasy Romance The Diplomat by Sophia French now available @ BellaBooks.com #lesbianromance #lesfic

Sleeps With Monsters: The Mystic Marriage by Heather Rose Jones | Tor.com
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Sleeps With Monsters: The Mystic Marriage by Heather Rose Jones

Erotica in an Email Attachment - Jaime Clevenger
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Jaime Clevenger confirms the rumors that romance writers do "private" writing - Valentine's Day 2015 Rituals from Bella Books authors #lesbi

The Most Romantic Moment Ever - JE Knowles
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JE Knowles single most romantic moment is a moment of normal family life a couple would usually take for granted - Valentine's Day 2015 Ritu

The Cat's Eye View - Maggie Brown
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Maggie Brown shares the optimism of the romance writer and the cat's eye view of the world - Valentine's Day 2015 Rituals from Bella Books a

Everyday Roses and So Much More - Marie Castle
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Marie Castle turns seeds into pizza - it's the everyday roses - Valentine's Day 2015 Rituals from Bella Books authors #lesbianromance #valen

When She Knows You that Well! - RJ Layer
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RJ Layer writes about the joy of life with someone who knows her well - Valentine's Day 2015 Rituals from Bella Books authors #lesbianromanc

ALA Top Ten Title for YA Reading - Secret City by Julia Watts
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Secret City by Julia Watts is a Top Ten Title for Young Adult readers on the 2015 Rainbow List from the American Library Association Rainbow

Historical Fiction at its Best! - The Farmer's Daughter at Curve
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"A great joy to read" - Curve Magazine review of The Farmer's Daughter by Robbi McCoy. Lesbian historical romance from BellaBooks.com #lesbi