That one dance with a woman, Edna gasped, “made me know I was a homosexual.”
Celebrate LGBT History Month by reading LGBT history books!
It’s LGBT History Month, a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, a topic which is near and dear to our hearts because it is definitely NOT near OR dear to the hearts of anybody in charge of public education.
What do the first Chinese-American filmmaker, the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and the first woman to wear man-tailored shorts at Wimbledon all have in common? They had romantic feelings about other women, just like you!
Why learn about butch lesbian herstory when you can learn about butch lesbian herstory by way of babes?
Just some low-key relationship goals for ya.
It was hard enough to be black during this time, let alone black and queer, but these musicians did it and they made awesome music!
Think of it as “The Real L Word: Los Angeles 1900s-1950s Edition”
The stories of 10 American women who fundamentally altered history simply by showing up and working like hell — in their own words.
Really unclear why we didn’t spend at least one semester reading Emily Dickinson’s love letters to her girlfriend.
I want us to embark on some serious herstorical journeys through time, but I simply cannot condense herstory into one post, so I’m gonna condense everyone else’s pieces, books, movies, and projects about women’s history into one instead!
Autostraddle has the inside scoop on Disney’s boldest show of supporting equality since Timon and Pumbaa sang “Are you achin’ for some bacon” in hula skirts! Gayworld is finally here!
“Every person who comes up and asks to share, has never left me. Every friend or colleague who said I’ll watch your door, I’ll send that email, I’ll pick y’all up, y’all can stay at my house, has never left me.”
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet more than 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
POC Zine Project presents a massive list of zines, plus info on where you can get them and so much more. Zines for days!
“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.
Mabel Hampton preserved our story when it was first starting. Now I wanna tell hers to you.
“We’re born naked and the rest is drag”
If you’re really sick of the lesbian scene where you live, why not build a time machine and go back to when everyone hated us? Here are some excellent places to meet ladies from history.
Even when someone doesn’t know the range of the artistic revolution that was the Harlem Renaissance, they know the name. They know writers like Claude Mckay or singers like Ethel Waters but they may not know them as Queer Black Americans. Why is this?
A history lesson, a poetry lesson, and a some famous queer black ladies.