The Best of GO

Queer Women Authors and Characters of YA & Children’s Books

If we view YA novels as echoes of their authors’ lives, then for the younger (and marginalized) LGBTQ audience, these novelists’ experiences mirrored through their work serve as invaluable touchstones that provide much-needed voices of reason, sympathy and identification to relate to on the page.

Whitney’s New Reality

Whitney Mixter’s new life has set her on a dramatically different path than when we were first introduced to her on “The Real L Word” in 2010. She no longer rocks her signature-length dreadlocks—a literal weight lifted off her shoulders.