1. Lover At Last by J.R. Ward
Ward has tackled a lot of difficult subjects in her Black Dagger Brotherhood Series. Her newest novel (released today) has our favorite almost-never-kind-sorta warrior couple Blay and Qhuinn finally getting their shit together. This couple isn’t just important as two gay men, they’re important as two gay military men.
2. The Miseducation of Cameron Post by emily danforth
Cameron is relieved when her parents are killed in a car accident because they’ll never know the horrible truth: their daughter likes girls. When Cameron’s secret is discovered, she’s sent to a camp that promises to “fix what’s wrong with her.” Of course there’s nothing wrong with Cameron at all, but ironically enough, it takes that very same camp to show her that.
3. Fun Home by Allison Bechdel
We all want to think our parents would be totally fine with our choice of whom to love. In Fun Home we follow a girl who’s father didn’t accept his daughter’s choices and the consequences of losing that relationship.
4. John Barrowman/Captain Jack Harkness
He’s sexy and suave, he wears a uniform and his name a pickup line. Enough said. Also this:
5. This video of Amanda Palmer and Margaret Cho