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Lesbian Parenting: When Kids Fly Away

Lesbian Parenting: When Kids Fly Away

This is it, I’m here in Santa Barbara to drop my son off at UCSB and move him into his dorm. Feelings of fear and loss course through me. But there is sense of relief, too. After 25 years, I will start a new life, one that will no longer involve taking care of kids on […]

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10 Jul Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lucy & Gail 15th Anniversary Party in Vegas, Baby!

Lucy & Gail 15th Anniversary Party in Vegas, Baby!

Lucy and Gail, long-time producers of women’s events, are hosting a 3-day party in Las Vegas at the South Point Hotel, September 27-29, 2018 to celebrate 15 years of finding ways to keep lesbians entertained and engaged. It all began back in 2003 when they moved to Palm Springs and much to their dismay found […]

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03 Jul Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk for July- Cancer

Lesbian Startalk for July- Cancer

July is the month of Cancer. Ruled by the Moon, and often referred to as the sign of Motherhood. Cancer is watery, creative, psychic and extremely sensitive, particularly when a person is born with the Moon in Cancer. Cancer is the thriftiest of all the signs and loves bargains and “good deals.” On the flip […]

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Sex and Body Image

Sex and Body Image

When I ask women to rank order the most negative influences on their sexual relationships, negative body image almost always tops the list.  They mean “feeling fat.”  True, some women worry about their breasts and hips and skin and other body parts, but by far the major self-criticism is about weight.  One woman summed it […]

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Lesbian Dating & Relating: 3 Guidelines

Lesbian Dating & Relating: 3 Guidelines

Being present, compassionate, and willing to let go, are key in mindful relationships. Recently I listened to a lovely talk about meditation,  about paying attention to the present moment, practicing loving compassion, and letting go of thoughts that carry you away from your breath, or mantra, or wherever you focus when you meditate.  This makes […]

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29 May Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Star Talk June – Gemini

Lesbian Star Talk June – Gemini

June is the month of Gemini, adaptable, mental, and talkative. Every sign has ‘two sides of a coin,’ but Gemini is the most obvious and can switch in an instant. They are famous for multi-tasking and can have several projects going at once, that they split their time and energy with. Remember, we all have […]

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A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay or Not

A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay or Not

Much as location, location, location is the secret to real estate success, communication, communication, communication is the key to a successful marriage. Family means different things to different people. Make sure you and your beloved are on the same page before you make a lifelong commitment. Get clear on the basics so that there will […]

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27 May Posted by in • Guest Writers

The Trouser Question, by Novelist Vanda

The Trouser Question, by Novelist Vanda

Fashion is about more than just clothes. Fashion is about what we wear to tell the world who are, what we’re feeling, what we’ve accomplished, and to what culture we belong. Wearing the clothing of our group is what helps us to fit in. Or not. How much room a culture allows us to deviate […]

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27 May Posted by in • Guest Writers

A Supernatural Erotic Thriller by Amber Dawn

A Supernatural Erotic Thriller by Amber Dawn

Amber Dawn’s second novel, Sodom Road Exit, is on the surface a supernatural erotic thriller. In the summer of 1990 , under the pressure of overwhelming debt , 23-year-old Star Martin is forced to leave Toronto for her hometown of Crystal Beach, Ont. Her return comes one year after the amusement park that made the town […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Nerds Convene at ClexaCon

Lesbian Nerds Convene at ClexaCon

Game Changer Kathy Belge and I were invited to do a panel this year at ClexaCon in Las Vegas. We were joined by Charlotte Robinson of Outtakes Voices, and drew quite a large crowd. We talked not only about my new book Game Changers- Lesbians You Should Know About but taught some history about lesbian […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Kim Baker

3 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship

3 Signs You May Be in a Toxic Relationship

Several years ago, I was in the most toxic relationship I’ve ever been in. After a year of ups and downs (mostly downs), it was one relatively minor incident that pushed me to have the courage to leave for good. Toxic and I were having some landscaping done in the yard and she was overseeing […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers

What Now My Soul?

What Now My Soul?

‘What am I called to now? I’m ready to explore what I really want to do with my life (if I know) and what keeps me from it.’ I am a student of metaphysical teachings. I went to classes for four years and spent three years in practicum, learning to be aware of and shift […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk for May- Taurus

Lesbian Startalk for May- Taurus

May is the month of Taurus, earthy, practical, sensual, materialistic and security-oriented. Taurus is persistent and can be stubborn, like all the fixed signs. It’s the sign of few words, unless the chart contains some of the personal planets in Gemini or Sagittarius. The first and second weeks are relatively quiet, astrologically. Thursday, the 3rd […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Trans Girl Classic ‘Being Emily’ Gets Updated!

Trans Girl Classic ‘Being Emily’ Gets Updated!

This May a new edition of Being Emily, the young adult trans girl classic, arrives in bookstores. It features new scenes, an intro by Harvard professor and poet Stephanie Burt, a new note from the author and epilogue. The book has been updated to support a new generation of trans teens during the current political […]

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16 Apr Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

It’s Time to Plot Against the Proud Boys!

It’s Time to Plot Against the Proud Boys!

We have one thing that they don’t: pure joy. It’s time to be plotting. It’s time to be relentless. It’s time to fire up our love. And this time it’s got to be tough love. Beware the Proud Boys, Aryan Nation, Alt-Right, Holocaust Questioners and all the White Guys who feel disenfranchised For the first […]

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