Saturday, October 10, 2015

The ten best LGBT sex scenes in literature

Kirsty Logan is a writer of fiction and journalism. Her books are The Gracekeepers and The Rental Heart & Other Fairytales. One of her ten best LGBT sex scenes in literature, as shared at the Guardian:
Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith

You can’t go wrong with Ali Smith. This genderfluid novel is a retelling of Ovid’s myth of Iphis, a biological girl raised male. The beautiful Ianthe later falls in love with Iphis, who is transformed by the gods into a man so that they can marry. Smith’s version tells the love story of Robin and Anthea, and there are many wonderful love scenes in the book, which sets out its themes right from the first line: “Let me tell you about when I was a girl, our grandfather says…”
Read about the other entries on the list.

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