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The Advocate  // Posts tagged as "The Advocate"

12 Jan Posted by in Epochalips Interviews | Comments Off

Exclusive Interview: Diane Anderson-Minshall

Exclusive Interview: Diane Anderson-Minshall

Diane Anderson-Minshall, I first met you back in 1996 when you were the Editor of Girlfriends Magazine and I was the Art Director. I had a 6 year old and a new baby and was struggling to pull off the whole “Mom working from home” thing. I was a bit of a train wreck but […]

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05 Jan Posted by in Epochalips Interviews | Comments Off

The Epochalips Interview: Chantal Carrere

The Epochalips Interview: Chantal Carrere

Chantal, you are one of the funniest people I know. Last June I visited Boston and looked you up. You and your girl Lisa showed me an awesome time! I’m glad you moved West and can’t wait to hang out with you again. Why did you decide to move to LA and what exciting projects […]

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06 Nov Posted by in Guest Writers | Comments Off

Lesbian Outlaw Jeanne Cordova

Lesbian Outlaw Jeanne Cordova

Katherine V. Forrest: I was amazed to hear that you’ve actually just written a new play based on your brand new memoir, When We Were Outlaws! How and why did you do this, and when can we see it? The play is called “Outlaws on Stage” and its showing on Nov. 6th at the Macha […]

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08 Oct Posted by in Lee Lynch | Comments Off

Scared Little Dyke Writer

Scared Little Dyke Writer

Now that I’ve been around for a while, new writers sometimes tell me how terrified they are of reading in public. All I have to offer them is enormous, sincere sympathy and the story of how I started my public life as a writer. No one warns us that we can’t hermit in our garrets […]

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23 Sep Posted by in Lee Lynch | Comments Off

The Butch Sewing Kit

The Butch Sewing Kit

I don’t know about butch guys, but butch women are a mass of incongruities. I used to know a butch who drove cement trucks for a living and was a minister in her free time. You don’t just drive a cement truck, you’re out there with the boys using your rake and shovel. You don’t […]

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22 Aug Posted by in Lee Lynch | 4 comments

Be Who You Are

Be Who You Are

It all started when I wouldn’t get up on Sunday mornings to go to church. I was an energetic, nervous baby dyke, and I simply could not sit still that long with nothing to engage me. And the old guy up front was talking Latin, for pete’s sake. So, over some of my most formative […]

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