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A Battleaxe Valentine

A Battleaxe Valentine

Dear Battleaxe, Valentines Day is coming up, I’m single, and of course feeling the pressure of all this couple bullshit, romantic dinners, you know—all the Hallmark moments. It just makes me miserable, I don’t know what to do. Dear Miserable, Valentines Day is just another day on the calendar, in 24 hours it is over. […]

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08 Feb Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein is a new book by Jeff Solomon. Read an excerpt below: From the 1910s until the 1930s, many readers pictured Gertrude Stein lounging on a divan that drew from fin de siècle clichés as well as tropes of silent films. Sometimes she […]

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Lesbian Dating: The Problem with Pursuing

Lesbian Dating: The Problem with Pursuing

“Never pursue a distancer.” This was the maxim I learned in grad school couples’ therapy classes. It seemed like a no-brainer at the time. How could anyone keep going after someone who doesn’t want you? I would have more self-respect! Until I really fell in love with a lovely woman who was less in love […]

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27 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Why 60 is Better Than ‘The New 40’

Why 60 is Better Than ‘The New 40’

I’m turning 60 in two weeks. Holy crap! I believe it’s important that we, as older women, be role models and learn to age gracefully- and teach our girls and young women (and men) that there is no shame in getting older. Own it! But before I came to this realization, I’ve was feeling like […]

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22 Jan Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Lunar Insights for February

Lesbian Lunar Insights for February

February begins amidst eclipse season.  So, as I begin, I have to mention again the total lunar eclipse on the last day of January, said by some not to have occurred with a Blue Moon, not to mention Super, for 150 years, aiding our dormant seeds of creative potential to ripen and be ready for […]

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15 Jan Posted by in • Guest Writers

On Being Femme, on Being Butch

On Being Femme, on Being Butch

With a nod to popular feminist novels of the 1970s, Femme Confidential tells the story of three Gen Xers as they navigate the shark-infested waters of love and desire. Veronika, whose primary dating criteria is hotness, embraces the role of mean girl—until she has a baby. Liberty, the daughter of leftist Quaker hippies, is quick to […]

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15 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey

DJ Rockaway’s Lesbian Valentine’s Bay Cruise!

DJ Rockaway’s Lesbian Valentine’s Bay Cruise!

DJ Rockaway, producer of monthly women’s parties and boat cruises, has announced a Valentines Play On the Bay cruise for women on Saturday, February 10, 2018 on board the Bay Celebrations yacht. The cruise will depart from Jack London Square in Oakland and will set sail at 9 pm for a three-hour cruise around the […]

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13 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey

An LGBTQ Adult Magic Camp Experience!

An LGBTQ Adult Magic Camp Experience!

The Magic Hour Club is a community of women, queers, misfits, underdogs, artists and spiritual seekers. They offer curated spaces for growth through art, activism, practical spirituality, self-care, entrepreneurship and community building. We were excited to hear about their ‘summer camp meets spiritual retreat’ for the LGBTQ community, taking place near Los Angeles in April. The […]

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13 Jan Posted by in • Lee Lynch

What’s in a Butch’s Pockets?

What’s in a Butch’s Pockets?

Is it just me, or do all butches, soft or otherwise, carry alotta stuff in their pockets? My sweetheart has chronically empty pockets. I don’t understand how anyone can live that way. I guess I’m one of many dykes who took our Girl Scout motto to heart: I’m always prepared. Here’s today’s (and every day’s) […]

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20 Dec Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk – Happy New Year!

Lesbian Startalk – Happy New Year!

January is the month of Capricorn, with it’s opposite Cancer. And this month, and year, begins with a revelatory super Full Moon in Cancer, the peak of the lunar cycle. Happy New Year to all. I hope your holidays were safe and happy, no matter how you celebrate. My wish for 2018 is that it […]

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Bringing Your Partner Home for the Holidays

Bringing Your Partner Home for the Holidays

Family visits over the holidays can be warm and wonderful–or a painful reminder of how badly we connect with our own relatives. Unlucky same-sex couples face some unique challenges, like flat out rejection, unspoken disapproval, awkward silences…For many, the subtle or blatant homophobia from family turns a happy occasion into an obligation to be endured. […]

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17 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

Witches Unite!

Witches Unite!

In the early 1990s I finally bought my own car, a twenty year old Volkswagen that was in pretty good condition. But like every ‘pre-owned’ car it sometimes needed professional attention. That meant I had to enter the minefield known as the garage. I was happy when a friend recommended one nearby in my Brooklyn […]

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08 Dec Posted by in • Kim Powell

Snorkeling the Healthy Coral Reefs of Cuba!

Snorkeling the Healthy Coral Reefs of Cuba!

Naturalist Kim Powell describes the thriving coral reef ecosystem of Cuba, which has been relatively untouched by tourism and over fishing. She recently returned from her first women’s trip to Cuba and shared her incredible story! “Before arriving  to Cuba, I had read about our forbidden neighbor’s thriving coral reefs.  A country frozen in time, Cuba […]

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27 Nov Posted by in • Renate Stendhal

Sexy New Photography Book by Meg Allen

Sexy New Photography Book by Meg Allen

“I brought you a sexy surprise for Bastille Day,” said Aids-activist and writer Anne-Christine d’Adesky, as she poured champagne for our audience at the Castro bookstore The Green Arcade. We were sharing the bill that night, presenting our new memoirs, her Pox Lover and my Kiss Me Again, Paris. “Here’s my pal, Meg Allen.” We […]

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27 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Star Talk – Sagittarius

Lesbian Star Talk – Sagittarius

December is the month of Jupiter ruled Sagittarius: jovial, philosophical, moral, talkative, optimistic, and outdoorsy. The first weekend starts big, mirroring the expansive nature of Sagittarius. On the 1st day, impatient Mars in Libra opposes unpredictable Uranus in impulsive Aries around 2am (25 degrees), just as the bars close, which will be felt most strongly […]

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