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New Release: Survey – Gina A. Pond

Survey - Gina Pond

QSFer Gina A. Pond has a new queer hard sci fi book out book out, Survey series book 1: Survey. This is the start of something huge.Kiah Hasan, a young, talented computer scientist haunted by her war-torn past, is reaching for something just beyond the edge of theoretical possibility. Her best friend, physicist Nigel Evans, is obsessed with pushing the boundaries of space travel. And Captain Josh Walker? He’s just out here for the adventure – and Kiah. Together with the crew of Trinity station, they head toward the Kuiper Belt – just as simmering political tension on Earth erupts … Read more

New Release: Farther Reefs Anthology

Farther Reefs Anthology

QSFers J.S. Fields and Heather Tracy have edited a new LGBTQ+ SFF anthology (ace, bi, demi, intersex, lesbian, non-binary, poly): Farther Reefs. The seas spell freedom. Pirates and kraken, boats and submarines, deadly sirens, mermaids, and the women who face them all. These are our heroes. High seas adventure, fantasy, and magic weave together in this sapphic anthology focusing on the joy of the unbounded oceans. If you like diverse stories with lesbian and sapphic heroines exploring oceans, battling sea monsters, and seducing pirates, buy Farther Reefs today! With stories by: Sarah Day and Tim Pratt, Kim Pritekel, Kyoko M. … Read more

New Release / Giveaway: Death Growl – Layla Dorine

Death Growl - Layla Dorine

QSFer Layla Dorine has a new MM/MMM paranormal shifter romance out, Comet Lake Chronicles book three: Death Growl. The fates say all three of them belong together, like broken pieces of carnival glass just itching for a bit of glue, and the fates are never wrong, are they? Graham doesn’t think so, but convincing Zane and Cormac of that might take words never covered in his anatomy books. One season: that’s the longest Zane stays anywhere. When the snow thaws and the pass is clear, he and his band will limp out of town in their battered RV, leaving Graham … Read more

NEW RELEASE: The God Painter – Jessica Pegis

The God Painter - Jessica Pegis

QSFer Jessica Pegis has a new queer sci-fi book out: The God Painter. In the year 2035, humanity is rescued from a lethal solar flare by seven mysterious beings and transported across the universe to the uninhabited planet Ansar. Earth’s major cities are recreated, and a stunned but thankful humanity mostly carries on with life and society. But is everything as it appears? Just who are the semi-omniscient beings who rescued them? What do they really want? And to what secret place do they retreat every night? With the appearance of the seven, all the old divisions concerning gender, privilege, … Read more

TV: Five Films to Open Your Hearts and Minds About Intersex People


Yesterday was Intersex Solidarity Day, and what better way to learn to be a good ally to intersex people than through learning about their perspectives and experiences? Intersex people — those have physical attributes that are associated with more than one sex — represent an estimated 1.7 percent of the population. But they’re underrepresented in media. These independent films provide experiences from all across the globe, giving an important voice to underrepresented people, their stories and current struggles. In 2005, intersex ally Joelle Circe-Laramee recognized the first-ever Intersex Day of Solidarity. She invited allies and organizations to commemorate the life … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Betrothal of Usk – Felice Picano

The Betrothal Of Usk - Felice Picano

Felice Picano has a new queer sci fi book out, City on a Star book 2: The Betrothal of Usk. With the end of the Galactic Matriarchy, Vir’ism has risen, centered on Hesperia, the City on a Star. But one leader, Mart Kell, is out of power, while another, the Great Father, Ay’r, is quietly retired. On a small resort planet with a rainbow of rings, Ay’r Eise’nstein-Kell, a 16-year-old boy, air skates across the sands, dreaming of escape to the famed City on a Star. When the rulers of the galaxy-wide republic and their glamorous entourages arrive on Usk … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Apex Five – Sarah Katz

Apex Five - Sarah Katz

QSFer Sarah Katz has a new queer sci fi book out (Ace, Bi, Gay, Gender Fluid, Intersex, Non-Binary), The Plane book 1: Apex Five. On far-future Earth, the only solar-powered human Rohem embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will reveal the danger of humanity’s sudden forward leap in technology. Get It At Amazon Excerpt Telo stood overlooking the great Maw, its depths inky black despite the soft white light of the Great Stone overhead. Tales of the great chasm’s origins had always been his favorite before his father’s death. Thoughts of his father caused anger to bristle and nerves … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Root – Daniel Fisher

Root - Daniel Fisher

QSFer Daniel Fisher has a new queer comedic dark fantasy out, The Place of Things Book Four: “Root.” Root, the third book in the Place of Things series is the continuing story of Michael and his new, rather unique fiancée. From the Winter’s Solstice to the Vernal Equinox we find our lover’s and their friends explore new and creative ways to adapt to life altering events.  Having relocated and now a resident in the sanctuary town of Sacred Grove, Michael is finding his place among the mythical, mystical and mostly immortal residents who’ve hidden away from the outside world. Not … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: Tiny Planet Filled With Liars – Stephen M.A.

Tiny Planet Filled With Liars - Stephen M.A.

QSFer Stephen M.A. has a new diverse military space opera out: “Tiny Planet Filled With Liars.” And there’s a giveaway! An armada that never dies. A society on the verge. Every 30 days, Fleet Eternal arrives to surround the planet and lay siege to a complacent populace. Its armaments are unbeatable, its numbers uncountable, but the terrifying assault has one fatal flaw: a mere .01% loss in combat strength triggers automatic retreat and reset. For decades, the Unified Fiduciary Dominion has relied on the Board and its military contractors to defend the planet and maintain the knife’s edge of survival. … Read more

REVIEW: Dali – E.M. Hamill

Dali - E.M. Hamill

Genre: Sci-Fi. Space Opera LGBTQ+ Category: Genderfluid, Genderqueer. Non-Binary, Intersex Reviewer: Devon Get It On Amazon About The Book Dalí Tamareia has everything—a young family and a promising career as an Ambassador in the Sol Fed Diplomatic Corps. Dalí’s path as a peacemaker seems clear, but when their loved ones are killed in a terrorist attack, grief sends the genderfluid changeling into a spiral of self-destruction. Fragile Sol Fed balances on the brink of war with a plundering alien race. Their skills with galactic relations are desperately needed to broker a protective alliance, but in mourning, Dalí no longer cares, … Read more