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the book i'm currently reading

hello, haven’t been on here for a bit but i’m alive! i’ve actually just returned from a short trip to paris(took lots of pictures that i’m going to share), i’m back to work, and i’m also working on another project on the side (there’s a post coming up about it). 507 more words


Pretty woman...

I guess I am a pretty woman … Most of my life I have felt as an average girl or even not pretty enough. Specially, when I see all those girls who wears a lot of make up and wear super fancy clothes. 366 more words


Learning the language.

I go shopping.

Which seems like a mundane task, yet, for me, is far more fun than it should be.

With labels I have to guess at and translate. 441 more words


Te ha pasado?

“Eres muy guapa”

A quien no le han dicho eso.

A mi si… pero les digo la verdad… en veces no la creo.

Por que te preguntaras? 109 more words


Book Review: Guapa by Saleem Hadaad

Synopsis from goodreads.com 

A debut novel that tells the story of Rasa, a young gay man coming of age in the Middle East
Set over the course of twenty-four hours, Guapa follows Rasa, a gay man living in an unnamed Arab country, as he tries to carve out a life for himself in the midst of political and social upheaval. 661 more words

Guest Author - Saleem Haddad on Shelving the 'Gay Novel'

Some of the best books I’ve ever read could be designated ‘gay novels’ and yet it’s a term that raises a lot of questions and one I hesitate to use. 2,108 more words


Queer Book Club: Guapa by Saleem Haddad

Guapa follows the life of Rasa, a young translator living in an anonymous Arab city, the day after his grandma finds him and his male lover in bed together. 224 more words