Tempeste O’Riley grew up in the deep south and escaped her conservative, oppressive roots as soon as she could. Tempe is an out and proud omnisexual/bi-woman whose best friend growing up had the courage to do what she couldn’t – defy the hate and come out. He has been her hero ever since.
Though new to writing M/M, she has done many things in her life but writing has always drawn her back – no matter what else life has thrown her way. She counts her friends, family, and Muse as her greatest blessings in life.
. Today we’re talking about angels and demons! Well, everyone us that are part of this HOP are anyway. ;c) . No, I’m not an angel OR a demon – though my partner has both called me and accused me of being either, depending on mood and situation, lol. . I know the question is […]
Morning and welcome to my entry in the Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia (and Biphobia…). Each participant is offering prizes, including me, so make sure you bounce around and check out all the great posts and goodies! The Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia (HAHAT) was created to spread awareness of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia, and […]
What does writing GLBTQ literature mean to me? This weekend I, along with a great many other GLBTQ authors are participating in the “Follow the Rainbow” Blog Hop in celebration of their new book review site! If you haven’t stopped by there, take a moment to check it out – Rainbow Book Reviews. I sat here, staring at the question asked […]
Thanks, Dianne. You'll just have to wait to see who and why ;c)Commented on Private: #SneakPeekSunday with Desires Guardian–Feb 10th.
April 20th is GLSEN’s DAY of SILENCE What is the Day of Silence? The Day of Silence is a student-led national event that brings attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to college take a vow of silence in an effort to encourage schools and classmates to address the […]
A while ago, I interviewed my readers for a change, and my final question was, “What question have I NOT asked at BTT that you’d love me to ask?” I got some great responses and will be picking out some of the questions from time to time to ask the rest of you. Like now. […]
Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to have M/M Romance Author Andrew Grey with me today. Don’t forget to say hi and leave him a comment below. Andrew grew up in western Michigan with a father who loved to tell stories and a mother who loved to read them. Since then he has lived throughout the country […]
Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to have M/M Romance Author Dianne Hartsock with me today as my first ever author for Guest Author Wednesdays ♥. Each Wednesday I will feature an author who writes GLBTQ Romance. So, without further ado . . . Dianne lives in the beautiful Willamette Valley of Oregon with her incredibly patient husband, who […]
I know, I know . . . I talked last week about bullying and yet, here I am again. Well, yes, yes I am. You see, one of my children came home from playing with a neighbor friend and was upset, crying. While at his friend’s house, my one son heard the mom talking to […]
Let’s start by looking at some definitions of just exactly what a “bully” is: A person who hurts, persecutes, or intimidates weaker people. A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially to smaller or weaker people. Persistent unwelcome behavior, mostly using unwarranted or invalid criticism, nit-picking, fault-finding, also exclusion, isolation, being singled out and […]
Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act includes LGBT domestic violence survivors The bill would also provide funding for programs that serve those in the LGBT community who experience domestic violence, and prohibit discrimination in funding based on gender. “Is the violence any less real, is the danger any less real because you happen to […]
Welcome to my new site! . Please pardon my dust as I set up my new web-site. Monday’s will be my main post day but you will see me other days as well, never fear. I will be adding many things to the site as I move toward completing my WIP and seeking a publisher for my dreams and […]
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