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Adventure Queers Interviews

Adventure Queers: Meet Rachel Adams!

Rachel Adams (she/her) is one half of Roar Cat Reads. We’ve been creating content and community for six months now, so we figured it was time that you got to know the women behind the blog! Rachel, you help run a website with the tagline Queer and Nerdy in Vancouver. Have you always identified asContinue Reading

Adventure Queers: Meet Stephanie!

Stephanie, you’re going to GM the 1:00 p.m. PST session for our Rainbow Refugee Charity Event on October 16th. Can you tell us a little about your session? My session takes place in a Sound of Music-esque quaint little Swiss Alps town. The characters are going to try to break into a pair of socialites’Continue Reading

Adventure Queers: Meet Haley Boros!

Hello! I’m Haley Boros, my pronouns are she/her, and I’m an award winning graphic designer, illustrator, and published cartoonist. Outside of my career in the label printing and flexible packaging industry, my creative practice focuses on whimsy and fantastical creatures – think dogs doing fantasy jobs! I’ve contributed to several comic and art anthologies since 2017, mostContinue Reading

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Are you interested in playing D&D in a queer-friendly, fun-focused space?

Hire Rachel to run a one-shot or Tricia to fill one of 5 spots available for a Curse of Strahd campaign.  We welcome players of any experience level. 

Book a 3 hour online session for $15/person. Group and bundle discounts are available.

LGBTQ+ Book Reviews

Meet the Author: Nicholas Eames

Nicholas Eames (he/him) is the author of Kings of the Wyld and Bloody Rose, the first two books in the hilarious and heartfelt trilogy The Band. I’m grateful that he took the time to speak with me about the musical influences on his work, how he decided to write a book with a queer femaleContinue Reading

Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames

Genre | Fantasy Page #s | 544Publishing Date | August 2018 Live fast, die young. Tam Hashford is tired of working at her local pub, slinging drinks for world-famous mercenaries and listening to the bards sing of adventure and glory in the world beyond her sleepy hometown. When the biggest mercenary band of all rollsContinue Reading

Meet the Author: Sarah Blake

It was my absolute pleasure to interview Sarah Blake (she/her) about Naamah. This retelling of the story of Noah from his bisexual wife’s perspective became a fast favorite of mine, and I can’t seem to stop including it in my “Best Of” Lists. Please enjoy this interview with Sarah Blake: What motivated you to retellContinue Reading

Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear

Genre | Historical Steampunk Fiction Page #s | 346Publishing Date | February 2015 “You ain’t gonna like what I have to tell you, but I’m gonna tell you anyway. See, my name is Karen Memery, like memory only spelt with an e, and I’m one of the girls what works in the Hôtel Mon CherieContinue Reading

Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead by Emily Austin

Genre | Contemporary Fiction Page #s | 256Publishing Date | July 2021 Gilda, a twenty-something lesbian, cannot stop ruminating about death. Desperate for relief from her panicky mind and alienated from her repressive family, she responds to a flyer for free therapy at a local Catholic church, and finds herself being greeted by Father Jeff,Continue Reading

Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Abida Jaigirdar

Genre | YA Contemporary Fiction Page #s | 352Publishing Date | May 2021 Everyone likes Humaira “Hani” Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. But when she comes out to her friends as bisexual, they invalidate her identity, saying she can’t be bi if she’s only dated guys. Panicked, HaniContinue Reading