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Snorkeling the Healthy Coral Reefs of Cuba!

Snorkeling the Healthy Coral Reefs of Cuba!

Naturalist Kim Powell describes the thriving coral reef ecosystem of Cuba, which has been relatively untouched by tourism and over fishing. She recently returned from her first women’s trip to Cuba and shared her incredible story! “Before arriving  to Cuba, I had read about our forbidden neighbor’s thriving coral reefs.  A country frozen in time, Cuba […]

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27 Nov Posted by in • Renate Stendhal

Sexy New Photography Book by Meg Allen

Sexy New Photography Book by Meg Allen

“I brought you a sexy surprise for Bastille Day,” said Aids-activist and writer Anne-Christine d’Adesky, as she poured champagne for our audience at the Castro bookstore The Green Arcade. We were sharing the bill that night, presenting our new memoirs, her Pox Lover and my Kiss Me Again, Paris. “Here’s my pal, Meg Allen.” We […]

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27 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Star Talk – Sagittarius

Lesbian Star Talk – Sagittarius

December is the month of Jupiter ruled Sagittarius: jovial, philosophical, moral, talkative, optimistic, and outdoorsy. The first weekend starts big, mirroring the expansive nature of Sagittarius. On the 1st day, impatient Mars in Libra opposes unpredictable Uranus in impulsive Aries around 2am (25 degrees), just as the bars close, which will be felt most strongly […]

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26 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer 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. We LOVE this book: GAME CHANGERS- LESBIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT  from Epochalips books. It’s not too late […]

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19 Nov Posted by in • Kim Baker

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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