“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?
A prairie homo herstory lesson! The Edmonton Grads revolutionized the sports’ world by demonstrating that women, just like men, could be athletic champions.
Forever Dusty tells the dramatic, revealing story of how a shy Irish Catholic school girl from West London transformed herself into Dusty Springfield, and dove into LA’s underground lesbian scene.
Come celebrate the lives of two women whose “work and presence as poets, theorists, activists and teachers inspired decades of anti-racist, feminist, and lesbian feminist thought and activism.”
“We didn’t chain ourselves to anything, or clash with cops. We stood outside an elementary school in Queens as open dykes, and gave balloons to school kids.”
Happy Way Less Problematic Explorer Day, everyone!
“There was a great heyday in the 80’s in which I felt like you could publish anything, you could say anything – any of the initials, L, G, B, or T.”