Romance Report
July 28-August 3, 2019


It’s time for our weekly roundup of tweets from or about BIPOC, LGBTQIAP+, and/or otherwise underrepresented writers, reviewers, and list curators. If you don’t already, please follow these accounts and be sure to always retweet the original post.

Alyssa Cole brought up excellent points to consider when we’re discussing the racism in romancelandia, trying to center the joy and *not* the racists.

Adriana Herrera talked about lazy representation and why it’s important for authors to do extensive research or to hire sensitivity readers.

On the #promoLGBTQ thread there’s a ton of LGBTQ+ work to scroll through and check out.

N.G. Peltier asked for recs of trans authors of color and there are a bunch in the replies you should check out!

LaQuette shared the cultural importance behind her beautiful outfit for her inspiring speech at the RITA awards.

Melissa Blue started a delightful thread for Black Writer Joy and honestly it was wonderful to just read through and cheer them on from here!