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December Lesbian Startalk – Sagittarius

December Lesbian Startalk – Sagittarius

December is the month of Sagittarius, playful, athletic, outdoorsy, and the jokester of the zodiac. Sagittarius is also the philosopher, the perpetual student, optimistic, moral, and can be judgmental. They can be restless and love to travel. Sagittarius is an adaptable sign, it aims high and is self-expressive and can be tactless. We all have […]

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05 Dec 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 queer and lesbian sisters. Here are EPOCHALIPS’ TOP TEN PICKS (OK, 11!) of lesbian and queer owned businesses where you can find that special gift online for your pals and lovers!   OLIVIA TRAVEL If you are looking for the ultimate escape with your partner or your best friends, […]

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18 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

Paradise Lost – It’s in the Air

Paradise Lost – It’s in the Air

By Lisa Merigian Can’t sleep. Can’t eat. Can’t catch my breath. The enormity and magnitude of the loss continues to descend on me in waves—increments of horror. Not just for the personal tragedy of my own family, but for the sheer scope of the loss of a community, a wildlife habitat, a history, and the thousands […]

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16 Nov Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran

Global Tragedies and Gay Rights

Global Tragedies and Gay Rights

@2018 Jan Miller Corran It’s been many months since I’ve written an article for Epochalips. Between releasing my new film SNAPSHOTS and the daily drip drip drip of global tragedies, I’ve been pre-occupied. But last night it hit me. The news is reporting ad nauseam on the hair style of the President, the poor shoe […]

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16 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey

New Lesbian Comedy from Sonia Sebastian

New Lesbian Comedy from Sonia Sebastian

Freelancers Anonymous premiered at the Castro Theatre as part of Frameline42 and was recognized with the ReFrame Stamp alongside such films as Crazy Rich Asians and A Simple Favor, and serves as a mark of distinction for projects that have demonstrated success in gender-balanced film and TV productions, in partnership with Sundance Institute & Women in Film. Directed by award winning Spanish […]

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07 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey

The 1st LGBTQ History Stakeholder Forum!

The 1st LGBTQ History Stakeholder Forum!

California made a historic move by being the first state to require LGBT representation in history and social science in K-12 textbooks. The Fair Education Act is a California law passed in 2012 requiring schools to provide accurate, fair, and respectful information about the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people throughout history. Along […]

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05 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

Driving Solo into the Great Unknown

Driving Solo into the Great Unknown

OOPS! Looking for the Game Changers link? CLICK HERE> As I sat in my van, looking out at the full moon from my campground in the Grand Tetons, a sense of bliss washed over me.  It was the vernal equinox and I’d had an amazing day. I woke in my campground to just a nip […]

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05 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Don’t Miss This Popup Art Gallery in SF!

Don’t Miss This Popup Art Gallery in SF!

OOPS! Looking for the Game Changers link? CLICK HERE> Come check out a free one-time art Pop Up Gallery featuring  many queer artists in a vacated storefront in San Francisco. The exhibition is a collective presentation of nine individual artists working in the Bay Area housed in a vacated storefront (formerly The Urban Chair salon) […]

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04 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

Who’s Your Daddy? by Kimberly Dark

Who’s Your Daddy? by Kimberly Dark

The first time I found myself smitten with a Daddy was back in the 90s. But was it the first time? I didn’t yet know what I knew. I talked to my friend on the phone. She wasn’t just another sociologist, she was one of my significant mentors . “Why is this Daddy-thing hot though? […]

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02 Nov Posted by in • Guest Writers

November Lesbian Startalk: Scorpio

November Lesbian Startalk: Scorpio

The first major event for November is the New Moon in Scorpio (15 degrees) on the 7th, the day after the mid-term elections. This is when the Sun and Moon are in alignment. Scorpio is the most intense sign of the zodiac and represents transformation. So, it’s likely to be an intense week. And, no […]

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11 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Game Changers and Coming Out Day!

Lesbian Game Changers and Coming Out Day!

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Check out Game Changers – Lesbians You Should Know About, a new school resource book featuring women over 50 who  made significant contributions to LGBTQ Culture. It’s a richly designed collection of biographies and defining moments, colorful illustrated timelines and major accomplishments of thirty fascinating American lesbians. The goal of this […]

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11 Oct Posted by in • Guest Writers

October Lesbian Startalk

October Lesbian Startalk

October is the month of Libra, relationship-oriented and sometimes other-centered, to a fault. Ruled by Venus, Libra is artistic. Whether an “artist” or not, Libras have an artistic eye and cultured tastes. If you’re wooing a Libra, romance will help. Though harmony-seeking, don’t underestimate Libra’s ability to be a formidable opponent when necessary. Libra’s planetary […]

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19 Sep Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Lesbian Philanthropy in Palm Springs

Lesbian Philanthropy in Palm Springs

Do you know about the L-Fund?  It’s a Palm Springs based Lesbian philanthropy group that’s mission is to provide resources to lesbians in crisis, to empower lesbians through education, and to celebrate lesbians in community. The L-Fund empowers lesbians in the areas of education and financial assistance. I got a call from the lovely Kate […]

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17 Sep Posted by in • Rachel Wahba

Rethinking Baghdad – In a Better Place

Rethinking Baghdad – In a Better Place

Me: “I wish we lived in Baghdad’s Jewish Quarter.” Mom: “What? The Jewish Quarter?” Raising her left eyebrow, “Are you crazy?” I was longing for her nightmare. Romanticizing the Jewish Quarter of Baghdad was the height of stupidity. “Booma” (unwise owl), she chided lovingly. Here we were, in California, in her San Francisco kitchen, with […]

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12 Sep Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Spirit and Bones – Dancing for Social Change

Spirit and Bones – Dancing for Social Change

The World Premiere of Spirit & Bones, from the Sarah Bush Dance Project features an intergenerational cast of 15 dancers ranging in age from 23 to over 70.  Spirit & Bones is an evening-length production highlighting female resilience in times of darkness, the tenacity of the solo woman, and the ferocious love and strength generated by community. Spirit & Bones is […]

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