“Isn't everything fabulous in this world just a little bit gay?”This truth is celebrated on every unique page for you to explore and color, made up of inked and framed line drawings with beautiful typography, reminiscent of a handsomely designed vintage children's alphabet book.
Power comes in many forms, and so does resistance. In Lieffe’s second book after Margins and Murmurations, time has moved on and the City is no longer a place where queer folk live in fear or face expulsion. The forest, once burned to flush out resistance fighters, is now a protected nature reserve.
This is the story of Ash, a trans woman and healer living in a corner of Europe controlled by a militarized state. Amid the economic crash of the 2020s, this land, once a hub of diversity, saw the rise of a state-imposed monoculture of gender, sexuality, ability and race. Those that didn’t fit, known as the divergents, were imprisoned, expelled or worse.
Stephie is 7 years old. She likes bugs, books and spaghetti. Her favourite thing to do is to stay up late and watch scary movies. Also, she's a girl... which should be pretty easy to understand, right? Well, not for her dad! He's been mistaking her for a boy since she was born and struggles to see her as who she is.