Alison Evans’ top five LGBTQIA+ young adult novels
Winning AS A nON-BINARY PERSON
The author has written extensively about gender nonconformity and not identifying as a man or a woman. But a recent award win and the misunderstanding and trolling that followed has highlighted how much society still has to learn.
Published in the Saturday Paper.
wRITING MYSELF INTO EXISTENCE
The never-ending process of coming out as genderqueer
Coming out is never easy. Coming out as genderqueer is its own ordeal.
The main challenge I've found is that many people have no idea what it means to be 'genderqueer'. I generally follow my 'coming out' with "so I guess what that means is" and, with varying degrees of awkwardness, I try to explain myself.
Published in Daily Life.