From the OUT 100 to the first lady of Zambia to Michelle Tea’s marriage, it turns out there was a lot of queer shit going down while I was working late nights in the office.
Lo is that girl you had a secret crush on in high school, the one who could skate and wore baggy shorts. And with everything she goes through, you genuinely care about her.
“This book is a queer anthem. It flashes bright neon lights and blows out plumes of dirty glitter.”
On art, politics, and the complexities of the closet: “The general idea of being in the closet is what urged me to find an alternative world.”
This week in lesbian lit: Project Unicorn, science, keeping a notebook, weekend book festivals, and a new excerpt from Eileen Myles.
This week: Eileen Myles, Emily Books, lesbians in comic books, Lady Business, technology and fiction, and what we’re reading.
Schrag captures the anxiety of queer adolescence, will make your heart break, make you cry.
Subversive artists! Queer revolutionaries! Poets! Authors! Merch! And it’s not even your birthday!
Now YOU can have the styles like Eileen Myles! Mail order Sister Spit’s tour t-shirts! Sexy sexayyy.
In 1997, Michelle Tea and Sini Anderson started Sister Spit – a spoken word tour full of the best queer writers and poets around. Twelve years later, Sister Spit: The Next Generation is taking over the world/my heart. On October 5, the tour came to Phoenix and I interviewed them for you, which is actually a big deal because it was the first face-to-face interview I’ve ever done and I was scared, y’all.