Posts Tagged by Gay

DiversifYA: Peter Monn, part one

Peter Monn is a life coach, author of young adult novels, one half of the online entertainment magazine, raannt, and a Huffington Post Gay Voices guest blogger. Prior to being a life coach and author, he worked as a counselor at an adolescent, residential treatment center. His debut YA novel, The Before Now and After Then, released earlier this year. His favorite pastime is […]

RT: Diversity and sexuality, part two

Welcome back for the second day of our DiversiTheme Roundtable discussion about diversity and sexuality in fiction! Read part one of the introductions here. “Thanks for sharing, Patrice! A couple of things I’m finding interesting so far: how parental sex ed changes over time. My grandmother basically assumed that my mom was being a slut, […]

DiversifYA: Mark O’Brien, part two

Today, Mark O’Brien is back for his second DiversifYA interview! Mark is a writer of *amazing* YA (seriously, have you seen his pitch for MAD WORLD?) and a contributor at Bookalicious, and you probably want to follow him on Twitter–or on his blog. His first interview was incredibly awesome, about dealing with mental illnesses. Today […]

DiversifYA: Anonymous

DiversifYA can only exist by virtue of all of you, stepping up and answering questions. It’s an awesome and brave thing to do, and I know from experience it’s not easy. Sometimes though, circumstances prevent us from attaching our names to these answers. Family, community, job, stigmas. It makes me incredibly proud of this community […]