Read Something Queer

Becca Stickler
a newsletter about queer books
Created 28 Jun 2020
  • #37: Generation
    23 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Hello and happy Bisexuality Day or something to those who celebrate. Notable Bisexuals Megan Fox and Gillian Anderson This week’s newsletter is a special Watch Something Queer edition of RSQ, in which...
  • lesbian pulp fiction zine!!
    09 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Hello hello, Some exciting news (that you may have already seen on Instagram): I wrote a zine about lesbian pulp fiction! More specifically, it’s about the history of the genre, lesbian bar culture in...
  • #36: Stone Butch Blues
    26 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Hi! These newsletters have been sporadic at best for the last two months, which I think is fine since no one is paying me to write it. But part of the reason is that I’ve been working on another (also...
  • #35: After Delores
    12 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Good morning! I’m happy to be back in your inbox after an unplanned month-long hiatus that was mostly due to stress, but also because I was in a reading slump for a solid three weeks. In the interim I...
  • #34: Curious Wine
    01 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 3 2
    One year ago tomorrow, I sent the very first issue of Read Something Queer. My plan then was to send a new book review every single Thursday. Given that it’s now a year later and I’m only on issue no....
  • #33: You Exist Too Much
    17 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 5 0
    Last week Alanna and I finally watched Black Bear, a movie that’s been on our to-watch list since it hit streaming platforms in December. Our interest came solely from the fact that it stars Aubrey Pl...
  • #32: With Teeth
    03 Jun 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Good morning and happy Pride Month. In lieu of a rant about rainbow capitalism, here’s a tweet from two years ago that still gets me every time: Jezz Effect, Legendary Edition @Jezzerat Corporations t...
  • #31: The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend
    20 May 2021 • 2 min read • 3 0
    Good morning! Has anyone else watched Work In Progress? Alanna and I saw the trailer while watching Couples Therapy(another criminally underrated Showtime show), and devoured all eight episodes. Showt...
  • #30: Fiebre Tropical
    06 May 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Good morning! Last week, as an anniversary gift, Alanna gave me this book of portraits of lesbians in the 70s. I love it, of course, and I especially love this white-haired woman holding a large knife...
  • #29: Valencia
    29 Apr 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Earlier this week, Alanna and I watched If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000), which tells the stories of three lesbian couples who live in the same house during different time periods. It is apparently ...
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