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Lesbian Dating: Do You Have a Bad Picker?

Lesbian Dating: Do You Have a Bad Picker?

I used to blame my tendency to be drawn to women who were vaguely disinterested in me on my first love, a boy I met just before college. Before I knew I was a lesbian, he was my Dawson’s Creek boyfriend, innocently hanging out together one summer, dealing with the drama of dysfunctional families, not […]

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08 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Fiction: Life in Post World War II NYC

Lesbian Fiction: Life in Post World War II NYC

Oh jeepers! I was wearing a red dress. I’d forgotten that everything in Sardi’s is red or maroon. The walls, the banquettes, the seats, the menus, the awning outside. As I worried about how to get out of my red dress without being noticed, Juliana came through the door, stepping feather-light on Sardi’s maroon carpet. […]

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31 Oct Posted by in • Guest Writers

Scorpio Season – Lesbian Startalk

Scorpio Season – Lesbian Startalk

Though Scorpio time began October 23rd, November starts out at the peak of the lunar cycle, the Full Moon in Taurus (12 degrees), the opposite sign of Scorpio Friday night November 3rd. They are both fixed signs, so there’s likely to be choices that may not be easy. The Scorpio season is a time to […]

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30 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey

The True Queer Spirit of Halloween

The True Queer Spirit of Halloween

Why do Gays and Lesbians love Halloween so? Celebrating Halloween was a longstanding tradition in my family growing up in Northern California. As a child I was allowed to run free—dressed as a monster or in some sort of boy-themed costume. Candy was like money, a commodity that involved trading and counting. The joy lasted […]

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11 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Coming Out in the Classroom

Coming Out in the Classroom

When I first agreed to go into the classroom as a volunteer speaker for Spectrum, Marin’s LGBT Center, I was terrified. What in the world did I have to say that would make a difference to these kids? I stood up there for the first time and looked into the faces of 20 teenage kids […]

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27 Sep Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Harvest Moon Insights

Lesbian Harvest Moon Insights

October is the month of Libra. One of the two months of the year when the emphasis, astrologically, is on relationships. Libra is other centered, and classically much happier in a relationship than not. Though Libra will “go to the ends of the earth” to make a relationship work, she is by no means a […]

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Is Having Sex Really That Important?

Is Having Sex Really That Important?

In my personal quest to affirm sexual intimacy for lesbian couples, I keep hearing “Why?” If two women aren’t having sex, and both are okay with that, why is there a problem? Maybe sex just isn’t that important to them. Well, yes, if this were true, it would be true. There is no rule that […]

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20 Sep Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Humor: Butch Up!

Lesbian Humor: Butch Up!

I love butches! Most of all, I respect them. Unlike their femme counterparts, they don’t get to pass. As a self-proclaimed out lesbian femme aggressive top — TMI — I was teased once by a very butch girlfriend that she didn’t want to go around with me because everyone would know that she was gay! […]

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06 Sep Posted by in • Kim Baker

Lesbian Relationships: Different Lenses

Lesbian Relationships: Different Lenses

I am standing on the shoreline of a lovely beach in Maui, carefully reading the signs (hoping to avoid a repeat of what was almost was my last vacation in a surfing accident). I read aloud, “Polarized sunglasses may help you see rocks and other obstacles in the water before entering.” Turning to my partner, […]

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30 Aug Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Lunar Insights – September

Lesbian Lunar Insights – September

September is the month of Virgo, which began August 22nd, the day after the New Moon and Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21st. Virgo is the most thoughtful sign in the zodiac. They sense or see what is needed, and will do about anything to help. They are detail oriented, and very concerned with […]

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21 Aug Posted by in • Kim Powell

How to Make Manatee Memories!

How to Make Manatee Memories!

I have had the incredible honor to swim alongside manatees for over 40 years. It began in the summer of 1969 when I saw my first manatee while fishing in the Gulf of Mexico near Clearwater, Florida. My father and I stood waist deep in water when something dark and large emerged next to us. […]

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21 Aug Posted by in • Guest Writers

The Invisible Femme Lesbian

The Invisible Femme Lesbian

It wasn’t until I told Josh, my 26 year old very fabulous gay boyfriend, about my troubles wearing nail polish that I realized just maybe the world had changed. He simply couldn’t believe it when I mentioned that a girl I had a crush on in college told me my red nails meant I wanted […]

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14 Aug Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Game Changer: Marga Gomez

Lesbian Game Changer: Marga Gomez

Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About is a richly-designed and important book about lesbians who have made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this book as a resource for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law which requires the inclusion of LGBT History and […]

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3 Ways Couples Can Improve Communication

3 Ways Couples Can Improve Communication

Lesbian relationship expert Dr. Glenda Corwin gives practical advice for lesbian couples to help unpack frustrating dynamics in their communication. Dear Dr. Corwin: “We need to communicate better! We love each other, and talk all the time, but we never seem to get anywhere except mad… same old issues, no progress. Can you help?” Recently […]

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09 Aug Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Game Changer: Franco Stevens

Lesbian Game Changer: Franco Stevens

Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About is a richly-designed and important book about lesbians who have made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this book as a resource for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law which requires the inclusion of LGBT History and […]

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