Some people say they have a hard time believing queer or BIPOC characters could get to the HEA required in historical romance. That's silly.
Why So Much m/m Romance Isn’t Actually Gay
It's no secret that m/m romance is popular, especial with cishet women. But a lot of what cishet women write isn't ... actually ... gay.
The Dark Side of Purity Culture
On the surface, a culture that promotes innocence seems pretty harmless. Underneath, purity culture is much more sinister.
Bodily Autonomy: Abortion in Mpreg
Mpreg isn't always a genre that considers abortion. But we need to be cautious about the subtle messages we could be imparting in our works.
“Clean” Romance Has a Dirty Secret
Ever wondered why we use the term "clean romance"? It looks innocent on the surface, but it's actually packing quite the patriarchal punch.
What Counts as Romance?
It's almost Valentine's Day, which means we'll see non-romance readers crawl out of the woodwork to tell us all about great romances. But what counts as romance? Even some of the "great love stories" we point to aren't ... actually ... all that romantic.