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First published at eurOut.

Emma Donoghue tackles the topic of desire between women in literature in her new book Inseperable: Desire Between Women in Literature.

Read more about Emma Donoghue's new book... )

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First published at eurOut.

Wouldn't it be great if kids in kindergarten would hear stories about tough princesses who rescue princes from great danger, or about princes who fall in love with other princes or about growing up with two mums instead of a mum and a dad? Even though lgbt children's books have been around for a while, expecting to find them in a kindergarten's reader's corner still seems a bit too optimistic.

Not so in Norway. The Norwegian Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion says that children should be taught that having gay and lesbian parents is normal, reports Vårt Land.

Read more about kid's books in Norway... )

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First published at eurOut.

Sylvia Knelles' novel CLARA * Blues in rosé, first published 1991, is probably going to be a TV movie.

Find out why I'm still less than excited. )

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First published at eurOut.

The novel accompanying popular British TV series Skins has been released Jan. 7 2010. And even more good news for Skins fans: Series 4 is scheduled to air Jan. 28.

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A few month ago I started to write articles for eurOut, an online platform dedicated to the visibility of lesbian and bisexual women in Europe. Below I provide a list of the articles I wrote since then. In the future all my contributions to eurOut will be cross-posted to this blog as well.


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Joan Y. Psmith
"Because we're grown-ups now, and it's our turn to decide what that means."
~ xkcd

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