Hazel Newlevant does so much great work that it would be a shame to look at just one of her comics and ignore the rest. From her weekly concert reviews and cute and funny diary comics to her award-winning stories about queer ladies trying to find happiness in music you’re sure to find something you’ll love.
The grammatical is political.
Thirty years later the “Gay Liberation Front Manifesto” goals remain revolutionary. The same can be said about “Sexo y Revolución.”
Sarah Prager created Quist to make navigating our past a little bit easier.
Runes, ships, rebellious quakers, and the world’s first female grammarian.
The word that gives “you do you” a whole new meaning.
Kristen’s Team Pick. Two Canucks got married on June 10th and a decade later they’re still together in the world they changed for the better.
“You may find a copy of a gay paper on the street, in a garbage can, on a subway seat, a bus seat, and it would help save your life. Just being there was life-saving.”
Taking the Catholic prayer card where it has never gone before.
“As a queer who spends a lot of time with other queers, rallying around our queerness, am I isolating those who have a more troubled history with the word?”
“When the media fails to recognize the role trans* people have played in LGBT history, it fails to recognize and advance that equality.”
Kate’s Team Pick: Being able to see the quilt in its entirety is probably the most intense experience of the NAMES project to date.
Photographs of lesbian, bisexual and otherwise-identified women, 1850-1999. Seriously this is really cool.
“No woman ever made a dime for her work, and some … worked themselves into a state of mental and physical decline on behalf of the magazine.”
“I am glad to be here with you in 2012. But I am glad someone was there in 1950.”
You know about Bach, Mozart and Beethoven, but what about the women who wrote classical music?
Let’s take a video-guided tour of the movement called ‘female rap’ with appearances by Salt-n-Pepa, Aaliyah, Lil’ Kim and more! Also, there’s a playlist.
Carmen’s Team Pick: “‘Don’t you know that these people have no place to go and need a place like that bar?’ she shouted.”
“Sex with a woman for me has involved pressing mound of Venus against mound of Venus on each other’s leg.”
“Butches & Femmes paved the way for tons of fantastic lesbians, radical queers, revolutionary feminists, and really awful (and awesome) hairstyles that came after them.”
Vanessa chats with Marvin J. Taylor about Kathleen Hanna, Kathy Acker, lesbian comics, secret lesbians of early Hollywood and other fascinating secrets uncovered at Fales.