519: Gay is For Horses with Tiana Warner

Leigh (@lshfoster) and Ellie (@elliebrigida) hang out with author Tiana Warner (@tianawarner) to talk about her new sapphic YA fantasy novel, The Valkyrie’s Daughter. This book is giving the mythology gays everything they could ever want. It has an enemies to lovers storyline, a unique exploration of sexuality and gender roles, and a story that adapts original Norse mythology surrounding the gods and the vikings. The main character Sigrid is incredibly relatable, especially for a queer audience. She is born different from every other baby born in her realm and treated as lesser for it, but can feel her true destiny in her soul. She also has that very relatable first crush gay panic when her feelings start to change toward Mariam. We also talk about the importance of queer representation in YA fiction and the responsibility Tiana felt as a queer writer to provide that representation. Follow along on Twitter: Lez Hang Out (@lezhangoutpod) and answer our Q & Gay at the end of every episode. Leigh Holmes Foster (@lshfoster) and Ellie Brigida (@elliebrigida). You can also join us on Facebook.com/lezhangoutpod and follow along on Instagram (@lezhangoutpod). 

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