We could hardly believe it was real, and now we can hardly believe that it’s over.
By now you’re familiar with early 20th Century writer, photographer, traveler, and all-around superbabe Annemarie Schwarzenbach. Hmm, you may be thinking, do I want her, or do I want to be her? If the latter is at least part of your answer, you’re in luck.
Charlotte Cushman is at it again!
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.
Some very cool ladies to remember in all that we do
South Asian breads, making your own family, black girl gamers, Ken Burns, ICE still full of fuckshits, so is homeland security, Gloria Anzaldúa honored by a doodle, a new queer-friendly record label, and so much more!
Gay rights pioneer Edith Windsor died today in Manhattan. She was 88 years old.
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!
What a colorful decade for us all!
These are the ladies who made kickass sculptures, movies, music, children’s books, regular grown-up-books and, of course, wrote fabulous, sick, neurotic, tortured love poems to one another.
Just a little vintage eye candy for you.
Why learn about butch lesbian herstory when you can learn about butch lesbian herstory by way of babes?
“Numerous Hollywood actresses — Garbo, Gish, Dietrich, Jean Arthur, um, Kay Francis, Stanwyck, Bankhead, Del Rio, Janet Gaynor, etc., etc., — have enjoyed lesbian or bi relationships. Have you ever…?”
To solve today’s environmental issues, we need new voices, preferably voices from different parts of the population than we’ve heard from in years past. Let’s hear from some queer women rocking environmental justice.
Then, as now, a certain sort of man was fascinated by these so-called petticoat duels, and The Illustrated Police News, Britain’s first tabloid and official worst newspaper, liked to report on them in full. With pictures.
Hatshepsut is the original Mommi
Everyone on staff tells me WITHOUT LOOKING where they think the lesbian toaster thing came from.
The history and art exhibit opens tonight and runs through June 30 at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. Zines! Avengers! Arrests! Street resistance! And a grassroots organizing panel!
The lives (and affair) of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West is coming to the big screen this year. Here are some of the gayest things they wrote to one another.
“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.”