Always Human (2015)


This is a story about nanobots, genetic engineering, and two girls falling in love. No matter how technology changes us, we’ll always be human.


Notes on This Title

The focal characters of this series are two queer women who are in a romantic relationship. One woman is of Indian and Indonesian descent, while the other is Chilean and white.

This title was serialized online starting in 2015. A physical collection was published in 2020.

The supporting cast includes an agender character, a genderfluid character, queer male characters, an asexual character, and polyamorous characters.

A character shows concern about diet and exercise to a degree that borders on an eating disorder.




“A warm, sweet, lovely tale of a world readers will want to live in.” (Source: Kirkus Reviews)

“Featuring a diverse cast of side characters, the story successfully avoids unfortunate tropes that fictional queer relationships frequently suffer.” (Source: Publishers Weekly)


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