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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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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbians are Headed to ClexaCon!

Lesbians are Headed to ClexaCon!

Nerdy queer fandoms rejoice! If you like your fandoms nerdy, loud, proud and queer, ClexaCon is the place for you! ClexaCon  is an LGBTQ+ convention for the fans, by the fans! No big corporations with sneaky motives. Just fandoms, fans and fun! Join us at the Tropicana, Las Vegas, April 5th – 9th for the […]

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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

LPAC is the national lesbian political action committee that supports pro-LGBTQ, pro-women’s equality, and progressive candidates, building the political power of lesbians and queer women by electing candidates who champion LGBTQ rights, women’s equality and social justice. LPAC achieves its mission by increasing the political power and engagement of LGBTQ women and their allies, and building a […]

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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey

New Novel from Jacob Anderson-Minshall

New Novel from Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Swimming Upstream presents refreshingly multidimensional trans and intersex characters who offer fresh perspectives on human connection and the legacy of trauma through multiple generations. A welcome addition to the transgender fiction canon. —T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures and Changers We are excited to read Jacob’s new novel, coming soon! (we’ll keep you posted on […]

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31 Mar Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk – April Aries

Lesbian Startalk – April Aries

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, the cardinal Fire sign, and therefore a leader with an adventurous pioneer spirit, courageous with a blunt and direct manner. Aries people start a lot of projects, but seldom complete them. They need a lot of activity and will eventually explode without it. The “me first” attitude […]

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