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30 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers

Five Ways LGBT’s Can Manage Depression

Five Ways LGBT’s Can Manage Depression

Did you know that the gay and lesbian population has higher rates of mental illness, depression, and anxiety than the general population? Here are some tips on what you can do about it. Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression.  Sometimes, their depression and fears can get the best of them.  As […]

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28 Apr Posted by in • Lee Lynch

How to Answer Questions About Gender

How to Answer Questions About Gender

Where do little kids get their urgent need to know my gender? Is it intrinsic, some part of survival of the species? Parents should at least teach them that their question is rude. But no, the parents are as unsettled by what they perceive to be gender non-conformance as their children. That leads to bullying, […]

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24 Apr Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran

The Lost Art of a Lesbian Painter

The Lost Art of a Lesbian Painter

Every once in a while a documentary comes along that is so splendid and breathtaking that it is hard to even explain the impact it has on one. I felt that way when I watched Finding Vivian Maier for the first time and the many times I came back to it. Now comes Susan Anderson’s […]

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Lesbian Dating: Two Goals of a First Date

Lesbian Dating: Two Goals of a First Date

After months of obsessing, Sally had finally scheduled her first date.  She was interested in someone on a dating website, “chatted” a few times online, and set up a lunch meeting.  I was impressed with her enthusiasm…but then  she started thinking out loud. Sally’s date-to-be lived near a lake, and  Sally had a boat.  “Maybe […]

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07 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Artist Creates Beauty from Ocean’s Plastic

Artist Creates Beauty from Ocean’s Plastic

I first met Hawaiian artist Shannon McCarthy at an LGBT meeting at a conference in Honolulu in 2013. Over 25 years my junior, she offered to take me (and my giant rented surfboard) to her favorite surf spot and quickly won me over with her quirky sense of humor and artist/activist mentality. Last month, while […]

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06 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Top Lesbian Comics Get the Vote Out For LPAC!

Top Lesbian Comics Get the Vote Out For LPAC!

I caught up with Beth Shipp, LPAC Executive Director and this is what she had to say to our Epochalips community: “Building lesbian political power in any election cycle is important. Building lesbian political power in any election cycle is important. Building it this year to support Hillary Clinton’s historic run for the White House […]

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06 Apr Posted by in • Lee Lynch

Find Happiness in a Cheeseburger Pie

Find Happiness in a Cheeseburger Pie

The threat of atomic war overshadowed my generation. On May 8, 1945, Winston Churchill announced VE Day, the end of World War II in Europe. On September 2, 1945, after horrendous destruction, Japan formally surrendered, ending the war throughout the rest of the world. I was born September 9, 1945 into a world free of […]

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06 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Comic is Out in the Woods

Lesbian Comic is Out in the Woods

I lived in LA for 14 years in West Hollywood and then moved back to the woods in Perryville, RI. Talk about country, ya know how they say it is bad luck for a black cat to cross your path? Well, what is it when a black cow crosses your path? Seriously, one night I […]

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05 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers

Dealing with your GF’s Anxiety & Depression

Dealing with your GF’s Anxiety & Depression

What do you do when your partner has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even depression? Well, the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional who can lead them in the right direction and give them the help they need. In addition, here […]

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New Lesbian Dating Series!

New Lesbian Dating Series!

Because dating is such a hot topic, I’ve decided to interview women about their dating experiences. Apparently 53% of all American women, including lesbians,  are single–and many of these are interested in having a romantic relationship.  Dating is an excellent way to get there.  So I’m asking about good and bad experiences, mistakes made, lessons […]

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28 Mar Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran

Do Lesbian Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy?

Do Lesbian Celebrities Have a Right to Privacy?

There was a time in America when journalists and news reporters had an unwritten code of silence in regards to the personal lives of movie stars, candidates, presidents and their wives. There was a time in America when we all seemed to know the truth about public figures, but we didn’t bring it to prominence […]

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28 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Antigone Rising Releases ‘Everywhere is Home’

Antigone Rising Releases ‘Everywhere is Home’

Antigone Rising released a brand new music video for their song Everywhere is Home from the popular lesbian mob comedy feature film Alto, a quirky love story set in the midst of an unanticipated run-in with the NY mafia. It stars Diana DeGarmo, Natalie Knepp, David Valcin, Lou Martini, Jr., Melanie Minichino, and AR’s own […]

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22 Mar Posted by in • Guest Writers

Need a Realtor? Support Our Lesbian Sisters!

Need a Realtor? Support Our Lesbian Sisters!

I have wanted to say this for a long time, so here goes: As a real estate agent, our brokers encourage us to try to generate business, so I made the commitment to make 3-5 phone calls a week to prospects and past clients. This week, a lesbian couple was on my list, former buyer/clients […]

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14 Mar Posted by in • Kim Baker

Five Red Flags in Lesbian Relationships

Five Red Flags in Lesbian Relationships

I am sitting across the table over wine with friends as we discuss how to know when a relationship is over. We share stories of staying too long in relationships when we didn’t know how to know the difference between normal relationship problems, and problems that indicate it’s over. I find myself joking, “Someone should […]

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14 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey

New LGBT Literature – ‘Juliana’ by Vanda

New LGBT Literature – ‘Juliana’ by Vanda

Debut author Vanda brings to you the hidden-in-plain-sight lives of gay men and lesbians in 1940s New York. It’s 1941 and Alice Huffman, “Al,” comes from the potato fields of Long Island with her childhood friends to make it on the Broadway stage, only to find she has no talent. On the kids’ first day […]

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