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• Robin Lowey  // Robin Lowey,
Creative Director, Robin Lowey Branding + Design. Member of Spectrum LGBT Speakers Bureau. Surfer, snowboarder, hiker and Mother of two beautiful grown boys.
www.robinlowey.com

21 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments

Blurring Gender Lines

Blurring Gender Lines

I met andogynous model Rain Dove and enterpreneur Abby Sugar at last month’s Queer Fashion Week. I was immediately struck by the important work they were doing—breaking down gender stereotypes, and taking the world by storm in their different ways. Then came this! Challenging normative assumptions of gender presentation, femininity and what it means to […]

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13 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments

Don’t Miss Dee Rees’ ‘BESSIE’ on HBO

Don’t Miss Dee Rees’ ‘BESSIE’ on HBO

I was invited to Frameline‘s preview showing of HBO’s upcoming film Bessie by Dee Rees and starring Queen Latifah at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland last night. The theater was packed with lesbians including myself, Jan Corran, Eleanor Palacios and Miz Chris De la Rosa. Bessie Smith was a baddass and Queen Latifah is […]

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06 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 2 comments

Lesbian Travelers on ‘The Royal Road’

Lesbian Travelers on ‘The Royal Road’

In the opening moments of the film The Royal Road, Jenni Olson‘s narrative voice speaks softly against the backdrop of a beautiful scene of the San Francisco Bay: “I’m inordinately obsessed with the stories of others, seeking within them the key to my sharing my own. I want to tell you a story about love […]

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29 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments

Gays and Lesbians Go ‘Wild’ in Africa

Gays and Lesbians Go ‘Wild’ in Africa

Jody Cole fell in love with Africa in 1998 and started sharing her love of Africa with groups in 2004. Her passion, love and respect for this continent is evident in every aspect of the trips she plans. Jody’s goal is to give you an intimate, informed, one-of-a-kind vacation. From the plants and animals to […]

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20 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off

Inside Oakland’s Queer Fashion Week

Inside Oakland’s Queer Fashion Week

The first ever Queer Fashion Week exploded this past weekend at four different venues in Oakland, a town that knows how to celebrate queer culture. Miz Chris, of Eden and fiveTEN Oakland Events fame took on this incredible feat, and pulled it off seamlessly. I can’t even begin to describe the excitement and fresh creative […]

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19 Apr Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 1 comment

Get ‘Rocked by Women’ this Mother’s Day!

Get ‘Rocked by Women’ this Mother’s Day!

Supporting our local queer culture is important to me, so when I heard about Rocked By Women, a multimedia dance performance by Sarah Bush Dance Project coming to Oakland on May 9 and 10th, I reached out to my friend Sarah Bush to tell us what this show means to her: “The show is a […]

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23 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 1 comment

Don’t Miss Queer Fashion Week in Oakland

Don’t Miss Queer Fashion Week in Oakland

Queer Fashion Week is the brainchild of Miz Chris, one of the preeminent producers of queer events in the US. The mission of Queer Fashion Week is to showcase designers, hairstylists and makeup artists who are creating fashion for all types of bodies and genders. I’m so excited for this event! I LOVE QUEER FASHION […]

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16 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off

Women on a Roll Go to Ireland/Scotland!

Women on a Roll Go to Ireland/Scotland!

I recently met up with Ms. Meyerson and her darling rescue terrier Molly in their spacious Culver City offices. Andrea has so much going on in her world, it’s hard to keep up! Her new film project Clambake (about the history of Provincetown’s Women’s Week, and celebrating the WW 30th anniversary) is now in the […]

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23 Dec Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off

Don’t Miss Gay Historical Film ‘The Circle’

Don’t Miss Gay Historical Film ‘The Circle’

Just before Halloween this year, The Circle, the gay movie that is Switzerland’s official submission for a Best Foreign Picture Oscar Nomination, was being screened in Kiev’s iconic theatre Cinema Zhovten as part of on an LGBT Film Series. Anti-LGBT protests, and the burning of pride flags took place outside, but during the next screening […]

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30 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 1 comment

Top Ten Lesbian Owned Businesses to Buy Gifts

Top Ten Lesbian Owned Businesses to Buy Gifts

Do the right thing! Buy gifts from our lesbian sisters. Here are EPOCHALIPS’ TOP TEN PICKS of lesbian owned and operated businesses where you can find that special gift online for your pals, lovers and yes, even your pets. BUTCH BASIX Butch Basix seeks to serve people like us who incorporate a masculine aesthetic into […]

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