Which Lesbian Pulp Book Cover Are You?

Forbidden love, twisted passions, strange sisters, sin girls—these are just some of the many salacious ways lesbians and lesbianism were described on the bawdy, block-lettered covers of lesbian pulp novels in the mid-20th century. And now you can find out here right here with this very quiz which supposed damnation most accurately speaks to you. Cheers to being scandalous!

Lesbian Pulp Covers

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Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya

Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya is the managing editor of Autostraddle and a lesbian writer of essays, short stories, and pop culture criticism living in Orlando. She is the assistant managing editor of TriQuarterly, and her short stories appear or are forthcoming in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, Joyland, Catapult, The Offing, and more. Some of her pop culture writing can be found at The A.V. Club, Vulture, The Cut, and others. You can follow her on Twitter or Instagram and learn more about her work on her website.

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  1. Does Girls Out of Hell describe me as a person navigating the world? No.

    Does Girls Out of Hell describe the women I read about or me who intrigue me, live in my head rent free, and continuously pull me in like a moth to flame? Hell yeah!

  2. My perfect rainy afternoon would be to be reading, with some tea, and some candles, with pauses to watch the rain. Choosing is so very hard!

    Having tea as an option at the café was sorely missed. I opted for a croissant instead and confused the computer into thinking I’m a fancy bitch. Or at least French.

    Anyway: I really enjoy these quizzes :)

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