Get to know Lisa Ben, please do not resurrect the wooly mammoth, what we think poverty looks like, lots on The Stonewall Generation, the role of midwives for queer and trans parents, that fcking climate change piece, and so much more!
“When I opened the bar in 1991, we had a jukebox. Yeah that’s about it. Back then folks were not so intent on being in fabulous spaces. They just wanted a safe space to congregate.”
Even one cauldron full of blood is one cauldron we didn’t have before!
“It was one of those rare moments in American history when there was something worse than being a lesbian, and that was being a Communist.”
TGIF! Let’s take a look at all the fuckery the world has delivered to our doorsteps this fine week!
An homage to all the unique ways queer women have marked themselves and dog-whistled each other throughout the decades, the witch bitch switches and the techno hippie hyperdykes from the queer classifieds of the 80s, only this time it’ll be instant and without the anonymity.
Grey hair though, mushrooms, lesbians going every which way, smells and memories, prison protests, RBG apologizes, men can survive without us and should, feminism and makeup, and so much more!
How did I, a girl growing up in 1970s New York City, relate to a drama about two women who fall in love during WWI? And, why has it remained with me for 40 years?
The sexist coverage in Rio joins a rich tradition that dates back over 100 years.
In my last installment of Rebel Girls, I briefed you on some of the badass glass ceiling crashers currently serving in office who are queer as f*ck. These six women came before them.
These memoirs, biographies, and autobiographies tell the stories of women who ran countries around the world — from the top.
“There are many American readers for whom The Price of Salt would still be a revolutionary, shocking, immoral novel, the kinds of readers who have never, to their knowledge, met a lesbian or bisexual or pansexual woman before and who imagine us all as monstrous caricatures.”
The stories of 10 American women who fundamentally altered history simply by showing up and working like hell — in their own words.
Here are three completely undeniable and incredibly depressing facts about women, executive political power, and glass ceilings — and cliffs! — around the world.
Wanna know the impact of women’s leadership? Look no further than the reigns of these powerful “first” women presidents and prime ministers alike.
“The Satanic Temple has fully endorsed this movie, so this isn’t a date movie per se but it’s also not not a date movie.”
Candidates for U.S. President have been utilizing television ads since 1952 to sell themselves to the American people. And for sixty whole years, they’ve perpetuated these five sexist caricatures of women in campaign ads to do so.
“Every morning cut up a little turf of fresh earth, and lying down, breathe into the hole for a quarter of an hour.”
When women won the right to vote in America, they changed the entire political and cultural landscape that surrounded their lives.
Collegiate libraries, non-profit organizations, and plucky websites alike have been collecting and archiving the history of the women’s rights movement for decades — and that means average people like you and me can sometimes spend hours fawning over what they’ve gotten their grubby little hands.