Stick to your plan to get more involved in your community this year and join your fellow queers for an evening of readings, performances, and music celebrating Astraea’s Lesbian Writer’s Fund.
“I know that there are many groups who we fund that if we didn’t they simply wouldn’t exist, they would close. There is dire need for the resources we provide.”
This is what’s going on — and a place to comment if you know of underserved areas of the country in need of help who aren’t getting the press coverage they need.
Jamie’s Team Pick: “Her paintings capture queer sexuality in an honest, sensual way I find both striking and refreshing.”
Break out a pumpkin beer(s) and cook up some of our fall favorites!
Considering Chloe Sevigny, Justin Vivian Bond and Eileen Myles are already scheduled to read at this free event, I assume I’ll being seeing you there?
Last week the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission hosted their annual “Celebration of Courage” Gala and I was there (and accidentally chatted with Judith Butler!).
Jamie’s Team Pick: “When Rachel, Margaret and Tina won a local “Fuck the Government” song contest, it seemed like a great catalyst to explore, capture and share their lives and perspectives in a film.”
Three alleged members of the band have been jailed and charged with “hooliganism”, facing up to 7 years criminal punishment.
Share your thoughts, feelings, and feminist critique of LGBTQI film and television with the internet today!
“I mean, we would not have violence against women or any issues of women’s rights on the agenda if we had waited for the human rights boys to say it was time.”
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Jamie’s Team Pick: Allison Weiss will be there, ladies, AKA # 91 hottest queer in the land
“First of all, a “pitstache” is a patch of hair under ones arm. Like “moustache” only in a different location.”
“I’ve dedicated my entire life to documenting queer lives. I wanted to make sure I document (LGBTI) lives. All my major projects are gone.”
“Let’s get this party started, let’s squeeze the lime.”
Because rice noodles are nice noodles.
By which they mean a Financial Speculation Tax (Fi.S.T.)
Thousands of tampon applicators pollute our beaches every year and that’s gross, so let’s cut that out already.
“Power and privilege is about who gets to speak and who is listened to.”
Because supporting gay pride is very much like burning the Koran, somehow?
“As soon as a woman steps out of the norm of what she’s supposed to be all of the sudden she’s a butch.. she’s a bitch…”
“it’s not a fashion show, it’s a show about fashion”
“Some people view dogs as property. I don’t. Lily is part of my family.”
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try try (x 10) again.