Celebrating the First Lady of the Civil Rights Movement.
The grammatical is political.
“I’d skipped a really basic question: why do some languages, including English, have gender woven into them in the first place?”
Here are some women – queer, feminist, or courageous long before either of those terms was invented – whose names ought to be common currency, and on it too.
After the Trayvon Martin verdict, one particular (12-year-old) bell hooks quote blew up the Internet. It’s not the only part of her philosophy that still makes sense.
Why are our parades always in the summer? Because Pride goeth before a fall! Thank you, thank you.
The word that gives “you do you” a whole new meaning.
“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried.”
“She could be difficult, she could be stubborn, she could be outrageous and she always stood up and spoke out for bisexual people and challenged biphobia even in the most hostile environments. Blessed Be.”
Sideways oxen, promiscuous Protestants, Susan Sontag and now us.
Women who inspired us, gave us a vocabulary and taught us how to be ourselves.
In which some Dykes on Bikes take on the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Start your engines.
On flappers, Zelda Fitzgerald, and sleeping around.
Was the world’s first dyke a snappy dresser, a 1st-century warrior queen, or a tiny antelope?
The first album I came to own on vinyl was “Pearl.”
From dough-kneaders to Journos, and beyond.
Once upon a time in a land far far away, lesbians found the internet and covered it with rainbows!
Vintage event posters, flyers and ads from 1914 – 1995.
Mabel Hampton preserved our story when it was first starting. Now I wanna tell hers to you.
Happy Women’s History Month, homos!