Why is it sometimes hardest to find other queer individuals in places where they seem to be everywhere? The new book, “How Places Make Us,” takes us into the lives of lesbian, bisexual and queer residents in four small cities and reveals how and why LBQ individuals forge especially strong ties in unlikely places.
If you like lesbian history as much as I do, then you’ll love all these books about queer life in various towns, states, cities and countries. Your input is welcome!
Manhattan is a very good place to be a girl who likes girls.
From “Boston Marriages” to Second Saturdays at Machine, the Boston area has always been kind to the Sapphicly inclined.
Cities wanna be her.
“Within the violence of invisibility there was also a sense of liberation and expansiveness, like we could just make everything up as we go along.”
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?
With recipes for vegan Cincinnati Chili, Australian Fairy Bread and Puerto Rican Tostones!
“I feel like yelling at people,” she told me. I didn’t really grasp then that she meant that. This was the very first time. This was the day after Easter.
I was so lucky to grow up in Ann Arbor, but now I’m afraid I’ll never leave.
“Things seemed so big out there and we were just waiting for life to begin properly. I felt electric with anticipation.”
Albuquerque: hard to pronounce, impossible to spell, easy to love.
A handy list of queer and queer-friendly parties, places, and neighborhoods to keep you busy all week long!
None of these recipes use Vegemite.
Meet four trusty, lusty ladies to guide you through Oxford!
Santa Fe through the eyes of a recent transplant.
Ohio’s capital city (and the third largest city in the Midwest) has everything you’d ever need, including the world’s best ice cream, one of the country’s largest universities, and a hoppin’ LGBTQ scene.
Here’s a DIY guide to enjoying a queerified Bronx.
Let’s take a trip back in time to Bali, Michigan, Nigeria, New Orleans, New York and many other fine fine locales.
If you can handle the rain, you’ll be handsomely rewarded by my beloved hometown of Vancouver, one of the gay-friendliest cities in Canada!
It’s a little village, but it’s got a whole lot of gay per square kilometer.