Anna Martin ‘The Impossible Boy’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #Review #RGRGiveaway

I started working on The Impossible Boy late in 2013, when conversations around LGBT rights were definitely different to how they are today. Four years doesn’t sound like much, but the world has changed so much and conversations around trans rights in particular have definitely evolved. I had a good idea of what I wanted…

Allan Hunter: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

IDENTIFYING AS GENDERQUEER INSTEAD OF TRANSGENDER Hi! I’m Allan, and I’m genderqueer. I also qualify as transgender, but I don’t use that term. I don’t identify as transgender. My handy MacOS Dictionary defines “transgender” as: denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity does not correspond with the gender assigned to them…

G. R. Lyons ‘Matchmaker Trilogy’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

Life In Transition I remember envying my fellow high school seniors. They all knew what they wanted to do with their lives. Going on to college to become doctors and lawyers, engineers and businessmen, artists and mathematicians. Everything was so planned out. Decided upon. Ready to go. And I felt so left behind, because I…

Julie Aitcheson ‘Being Roy’: #RGRTransAwareEvent #LGBTQ #GuestPost #Spotlight #Excerpt

Today Julie Aitchenson stops by RGR Trans Aware Event to talk about her upcoming book ‘Being Roy’ and why it is important to expose children and young adults to diverse expressions of sexuality.  Let’s all give Julie a warm hello and thank her for stopping by today, As the October release of my first young…

Jenn Polish ‘LUNAV’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight

Transition on Trains: On Being a Nonbinary Author by Jenn Polish And here I am again. On the Long Island Railroad, riding backwards with a notebook in my hand. Then, I was in tight dresses and tighter smiles. Now, my head is breezy because my hair is buzzed into a fade, the grabbable bit left…

Gillian St. Kevern ‘The Wing Commander’s Curse’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight #FreeBook

Today we welcome Gillian St. Kevern.  Gillian is here today answering a few questions I had for her.  She is also giving RGR readers a free copy of her book ‘The Wing Commander’s Curse’.  Thank you Gillian for taking time to visit with us today. What got you started writing MM romance? I started out…

Joe Cosentino: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Guestpost #Spotlight

Books of Inclusion By Joe Cosentino Like many people, I am horrified by the Trump Administrations’ assault on LGBT Americans, including on our transsexual friends. So, I appreciate Rainbow Gold Reviews’ event highlighting tran authors and characters. While not tran myself, four of my novels include major tran characters who are Caucasian, African American, Latina,…

Missy Welsh ‘Have You Seen Me?’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Review #RGRGiveaway

WHY I WROTE A ROMANCE FEATURING A TRANSMAN Bethany asked me to write a guest post for this event and, since I don’t do that very often, I asked her for some advice on what to write about. She suggested I explain why I wrote this book…and I cringed. See, I wrote this book in…

Jay Northcote ‘Starting From Scratch’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight #Review #RGRGiveaway

Today let’s all welcome Jay Northcote to the RGR Trans Aware Event.  Jay was gracious enough to answer a few questions for this event.  Jay was also kind enough to provide me a RC of ‘Starting From Scratch’ for a review.  So check out Jay’s wonderful interview and my review of ‘Starting From Scratch’, oh…

Jeff Adams ‘Hat Trick Series’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #GuestPost #Spotlight #RGRGiveaway

 Let’s all welcome Jeff today on RGR Trans Aware Week.  Jeff is the co-host of Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast and author of the ‘Hat Trick’ series.  He is here today giving us some background on the series and what his inspiration was.  He is also generously offering a box set of ‘Hat Trick’ which…

Angel Martinez ‘Potato Surprise (A Brimstone Prequel)’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Spotlight #Scifi #Review #RGRGiveaway

Hello RGR followers, we hope you are enjoying RGR’s Trans Aware Event so far.  We have had some pretty amazing guest post, spotlights, interview, and giveaways.  Today we bring you a guest post & giveaway from Angel Martinez, author of the Brimstone series.  We also have a review of her ‘Potato Surprise’ with review links…

J.S. Fields ‘Ardulum’: #LGBTQ+ #RGRTransAwareEvent #Interview #Spotlight

I would like to give a great big warm RGR welcome to J.S. Fields for stopping by today for the first interview of RGR’s Trans Aware Event.  Thank you J.S. for taking time out of your schedule to answer a few questions about trans being a diverse community.   ~What does Transgender mean to you?…

RGR Trans Aware Event Kickoff: #LGBTQ+ #Interview #GuestPost #Spotlight #Giveaway #Review

Welcome everyone, and thank you for stopping by as we kick off RGR’s Trans Aware Event.  Each week we have a specific theme for the books that we are going to review.  After certain tweets came to light proposing a ban on trans military members we here at RGR decided to dedicate a week to books…