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Dorothy Allison  // Posts tagged as "Dorothy Allison"

03 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 2 comments

Calling All Lovers of Lesbian Literature!

Calling All Lovers of Lesbian Literature!

The Golden Crown Literary Society’s (GCLS) annual conference is the premier lesbian literary event for both authors and readers. In a different city each year, the event brings together readers, fans, writers, editors and publishers to celebrate the best in lesbian literature. This year, the event will be held in Alexandria, VA (near Washington D.C.) […]

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Embrace Your Inner ‘Cranky Old Lesbian’

Embrace Your Inner ‘Cranky Old Lesbian’

Whatever you plan…it happens…if you’re lucky. I have my Medicare card and as much gray hair as any women in my family ever had. So going to the July gathering of OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing for Change) in Oakland was both unnerving and inspiring. OLOC, founded in 1989, is the only organization devoted to old […]

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21 Aug Posted by in • Vicki Randle | 15 comments

Vicki Does MICHFEST

Vicki Does MICHFEST

“I’ve always worked very, very hard, and the harder I worked, the luckier I got.” ~ Alan Bond Hi fellow travelers. The luckiest girl in the world here. Last week’s challenge was many tiered: The Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival. I love this festival like no other. It’s true, as a lesbian woman musician, this is […]

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Barbara Grier Broke the Silence

Barbara Grier Broke the Silence

Barbara Grier (left, shown with partner Donna McBride) passed away November 10 at the age of 79…young from my perspective, but obviously an elder in the world of lesbians and of publishing. Her history will be written in essays and PhD theses still to come, but a glimpse reveals: she was one of the editors […]

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22 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | 1 comment

Oh, Immortal Food!

Oh, Immortal Food!

I became a writer for several reasons.  Originally it was so I could meet girls, but I’m married now and Diane is not that interested in me bringing fans home!  Then there’s being a part of progressive social change.  I grew up in the 1960s when poetry and revolution were intrinsically linked. Going through the […]

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