There is a significant lack of information designed for older lesbians about sex. The sex manuals, videotape series, and Cosmopolitan-type magazine articles for heterosexual women do not contain lesbian-specific tips and may be misleading, and the lesbian-specific sex books and videos are geared to a much younger audience. So what is the older lesbian to […]
I first noticed the queerness in Jane as Harrison Ford’s best friend in The Fugitive. She has always had a self-possessed manner that says “dyke” to me but really just means she’s a strong woman with a wicked sense of humor and a deadpan delivery. Ten years ago she burst into mainstream popularity in her […]
Last November, the edited ACT UP version of David Wojnarowicz’s artwork video, A Fire in My Belly, was removed from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Show, Hide/Seek Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, because it offended conservative Rep. John Boehner and The Catholic League. Its removal offended almost everyone else who cares about art and […]
Penny House and I had been best friends since we were four years old. It was 1975, we were in our mid-twenties, had just recently come out, and were ready to take on the world. All over the United States Lesbians were getting together to make culture – music, theater, art, film, poetry and all […]
‘When we are in transformative process, we can allow the tears to flow without self-judgement. We are willing to be present to ourselves for as long as it takes, and as messy as it gets.” Ernest Holmes said it well, and I try my best to believe it, every day. Lately, I think I’ve turned […]
Hang on, it’s going to be a wild ride!