“As this Black History Month winds down, let’s remember that reclaiming histories is not a one-shot deal. Let’s take time to be thankful for these lesbians who kept it queer and kept it real.”
Angela Davis will never be silenced, and her speaking out means that the rest of us are safely carried on the backs of giants when we do so ourselves.
Before there was sexting, there was inserting obvious sexual metaphors into benign-looking letters and adding romantic overtones to keep it classy.
Let’s put the LGBT in D and go strolling through the snow.
What do you buy someone who fuels themselves only on the knowledge that the world is an inherently imbalanced structure built to take advantage of people made the most vulnerable by its constructs?
‘Extraordinary Women in Science & Medicine’, an exhibit at The Grolier Club, highlight women scientists who transcended gender-related societal constraints, including two queer women.
“Being an activist leader brought dozens of women to my bed,” Córdova recalls. “Power seemed to attract people, and my political life put me at the center of the action.”
Sarah Prager created Quist to make navigating our past a little bit easier.
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 you read this post you will, though.)
“I shouldn’t have to “reclaim” my dapper style. It was all of ours to begin with.” Two essays on dapper from Anita Dolce Vita and Blakeley Calhoun.
Cara’s Team Pick: “Women In Punk” offers dozens of hours of your favorite rock stars spliced together real nice on your computer. Wear your best headphones.
On flappers, Zelda Fitzgerald, and sleeping around.
The first album I came to own on vinyl was “Pearl.”
The Lesbian Menace: involves no chubby children with slingshots, unfortunately.
Mabel Hampton preserved our story when it was first starting. Now I wanna tell hers to you.
Happy Women’s History Month, homos!
It’s because of the real-life women who took enormous risks to their personal safety, and who physically fought to wear whatever undies, clothing and footwear they damn well pleased that we can have underwear week at all.
Taking the Catholic prayer card where it has never gone before.
This is a book about being a queer girl in the 1970s, about traveling the world, and about trying to be a writer by the woman who would go on to co-found Seal Press and write award-winning books because who says you can’t accomplish what you dream of doing?