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Neil Gaiman Comes Out Swinging for They/Them Pronouns

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Renowned fantasy author Neil Gaiman has come out swinging for they/them pronouns in response to a hilarious anti-trans “self-own”. The English author is world-renowned for novels including Stardust, American Gods, Coraline and The Graveyard Book and is a steadfast supporter of the trans community. Last year, he joined over 1,800 top literary figures in pledging his support for trans and non-binary people. Gaiman affirmed his allyship on Monday (13 December) by responding to a hilarious screenshot shared by Conservative Self-Owns, a mocking Twitter account that calls out right-wingers who unintentionally embarrass themselves online. The Twitter account shared a post from … Read more

NEW RELEASE: Twenty-Five to Life – R.W.W. Greene

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QSFer R.W.W. Greene has a new queer apocalyptic cyberpunk book out: Twenty-Five To Life. Life goes on for the billions left behind after the humanity-saving colony mission to Proxima Centauri leaves Earth orbit … but what’s the point? Julie Riley is two years too young to get out from under her mother’s thumb, and what does it matter? She’s over-educated, under-employed, and kept mostly numb by her pharma emplant. Her best friend, who she’s mostly been interacting with via virtual reality for the past decade, is part of the colony mission to Proxima Centauri. Plus, the world is coming to … Read more

REVIEW: Oshibana Complex – Craig Hallam

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Genre: Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk LGBTQ+ Category: Non-Binary Reviewer: Olivia Get It On Amazon About The Book Welcome to Shika-One City, humanity’s final home. Nations have come together. Gender and race are petty concerns of the past. But not everything is well in Shika-One. Humanity can no longer procreate and has to synthesize future generations. But there aren’t many genetic templates to go around and meeting yourself on the street is a daily occurrence. With so many people wearing the same face, the synths of Shika-One strive for individuality in a world where stepping out of line can lead to the shredder. … Read more

VIDEOGAMES: The Sims 4 to Offer NB Pronouns in 2022

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A progress update on The Sims 4 and non-binary pronouns has been confirmed for early 2022, leading to fan speculation that pronouns will be added into the game next year. Video game developer Maxis said it will be sharing news about pronouns in January 2022 following a period of research and data collection around non-binary language. This was sparked by a Change.org petition that called for non-binary pronouns to be added into The Sims 4 and garnered more than 20,000 signatures. Full Story from Pink News

What Does Non-Binary Mean? Am I Non-Binary?

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For most people, gender is black and white. A binary consisting of two opposite identities: male or female. But not everyone feels this way. For some people, gender is more like a spectrum: a continuum in which all kinds of colors can exist. In simpler terms, these people – often labeled as non-binary people – feel as if they don’t align with such strict, binary distinctions of gender. If you can relate to this, or if you’ve ever asked yourself “Am I nonbinary?”, don’t worry. Identifying as non-binary is more common than you think. In fact, a recent study found … Read more

NEW RELEASE: Rising Storm – Alex Silver

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QSFer Alex Silver has a new M/X superhero romance book out: Rising Storm. I’ve got a secret. Two, actually. I’m not that powerful. My best friend Gerald, though, he’s got enough superpowers to fill the role of two heroes. His abilities are so strong, he can even make everyone believe I’m destined to be more than a sidekick. My other secret? I love him. My crush is getting harder to hide now that we’re headed off to superhero university together. With Gerald as my roommate, it’s only a matter of time before he figures out how I feel. And from … Read more

TV: Star Trek: Prodigy Includes Non-Binary Lead

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Star Trek: Prodigy is introducing a new generation of kids to the utopian values of Starfleet with a refreshingly diverse cast, including a non-binary main character. The animated Star Trek kids’ series premiered on Paramount+ last week with a star-studded voice cast including Ella Purnell, Brett Gray, Rylee Alazraqui, Angus Imrie and Jason Mantzoukas. The show is already winning praise for its thoughtful messaging, which teaches children the importance of acceptance, individuality and looking beyond appearances. Full Story from Pink News

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Gold Persimmon – Lindsay Merbaum

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QSFer Lindsay Merbaum has a new queer feminist horror book out (bi, lesbian, non-binary): The Golden Persimmon. Clytemnestra is a check-in girl at The Gold Persimmon, a temple-like New York City hotel with gilded furnishings and carefully guarded secrets. Cloistered in her own reality, Cly lives by a strict set of rules until a connection with a troubled hotel guest threatens the world she’s so carefully constructed. In a parallel reality, an inexplicable fog envelops the city, trapping a young, nonbinary writer named Jaime in a sex hotel with six other people. As the survivors begin to turn on one … Read more

survey: One in Four Queer Youth Uses Non-Binary Pronouns

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One in four LGBT+ youth use pronouns other than he/him and she/her, according to research by a leading charity. The study indicates that LGBT+ young people are increasingly finding different ways to express their gender identities and that many are opting for a mix of pronouns. The survey, conducted by The Trevor Project, found that 75 per cent of LGBT+ young people exclusively use either he/him or she/her pronouns. Meanwhile, 25 per cent use gender neutral pronouns such as they/them, either exclusively or as a combination with other pronouns. Full Story from Pink News

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Betrothal of Usk – Felice Picano

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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