This is the fifth volume of the Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year anthology series, which features representations of queer women, non-binary, and trans women’s sexuality that are not as frequently seen—with ability, race, ethnicity, class, neuro-diversity, ace-spectrum, age, religion, or other marginalized viewpoints. #Ownvoices stories are of importance to this volume. The anthology is not limited to certain kinds of sex acts. “Vanilla,” BDSM, fetish, ace, and all kinds of sensual and sexual expression make an appearance. There is no limit of sexual identities: mommy, mistress, sir, puppy, girl, servant, etc.
Sinclair Sexsmith is a genderqueer kinky butch writer who teaches and performs, specializing in sexualities, genders, and relationships. Since 2006, they’ve written at sugarbutch.net, recognized by numerous places as one of the top sex blogs. Sinclair’s gender theory and queer erotica is widely published online through Autostraddle, AfterEllen, Lambda Literary Foundation, Feministing, and others, and in more than twenty anthologies. They were awarded the National Leather Association Cynthia Slater Nonfiction Article Award in 2015, and the National Leather Association John Preston Short Story Award in 2016.