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LGBTQ  // Posts tagged as "LGBTQ"

06 Aug Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Lesbians vs Trans: A Rallying Cry for Unity

Transit of Venus is a film about grieving, about how we are haunted by people and events in our lives that we can’t control. And our need to let go. My oldest and dearest lifelong friend, a beautiful, strong, loving and funny artist was a trans woman who took her own life and this is my […]

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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

Meet your Lesbian Super PAC in San Francisco!

LPAC is the national lesbian political action committee that supports pro-LGBTQ, pro-women’s equality, and progressive candidates, building the political power of lesbians and queer women by electing candidates who champion LGBTQ rights, women’s equality and social justice. LPAC achieves its mission by increasing the political power and engagement of LGBTQ women and their allies, and building a […]

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13 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on An LGBTQ Adult Magic Camp Experience!

An LGBTQ Adult Magic Camp Experience!

An LGBTQ Adult Magic Camp Experience!

The Magic Hour Club is a community of women, queers, misfits, underdogs, artists and spiritual seekers. They offer curated spaces for growth through art, activism, practical spirituality, self-care, entrepreneurship and community building. We were excited to hear about their ‘summer camp meets spiritual retreat’ for the LGBTQ community, taking place near Los Angeles in April. The […]

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11 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Coming Out in the Classroom

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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30 Jun Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran | Comments Off on Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

Not Quite Over the Rainbow Yet

June 26, 2015 shall go down in gay history as the biggest win/win ever. Whoa. Rewind and let’s think about what the SCOTUS decision actually signifies. Yes, same sex marriage is now the law of the land that is if the states that are highly against it don’t find the dozens of ways to block […]

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17 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on So. African LGBTQs Represented at Frameline!

So. African LGBTQs Represented at Frameline!

So. African LGBTQs Represented at Frameline!

South Africa led the world with its all-embracing Constitution, granting homosexuals unprecedented freedoms and rights. The film While You Weren’t Looking is featured at this year’s Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco, (produced by The Out In Africa Gay & Lesbian Film Festival) and takes a look at South Africa through the lives and experiences […]

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23 Nov Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | 1 comment

Leslie Feinberg and LGBTQ Allyship

Leslie Feinberg and LGBTQ Allyship

I had lunch with Leslie in the early 1990s as she was preparing Stone Butch Blues for publication. Leslie was still formulating her ideas about personal pronouns, about writing, about movements and we discussed her book and the main character from a lesbian feminist perspective. (Please see her partner MinnieBruce Pratt’s discussion of Leslie’s pronoun […]

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The Conundrum of the ‘Femme’ Lesbian

The Conundrum of the ‘Femme’ Lesbian

Since I came out as a lesbian twenty-five years ago I have had a plethora of statements and questions about me that no one ever would have stated when they assumed I was straight. In the beginning, I got the proverbial, “I never would have guessed you were a lesbian” and the “Gee, you don’t […]

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16 Jun Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on A Special Life

A Special Life

A Special Life

I was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas sixty-three years ago and have spent my whole life trying to unlearn everything I was told mattered. On the outside my parents and I had a fantastic life; sailing, swimming, tennis, traveling and living all over the world. My father was a career man in the Air Force […]

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