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Coming Out at the Guesthouse

Coming Out at the Guesthouse

So, the cats could stay, but what about the Lesbians? We were, mildly reticent about our visibility on Airbnb’s world stage.

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14 Mar Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk: March – Pisces

Lesbian Startalk: March – Pisces

Pisces is the sign of vision, spirituality, dreams, imagination, compassion, and sacrifice for the good of the whole. It’s the sign of Universal Consciousness, sort of like seeing the forest, but missing the trees. The details are left to its opposite sign of Virgo.

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25 Feb Posted by in • Guest Writers

My Butch Career: Esther Newton’s Memoir

My Butch Career: Esther Newton’s Memoir

Finally, I looked down at the floor and mumbled, “I think I might be a homosexual.” The doctor considered while he took this in. My heart beat frantically. It seemed I must be struck dead, that the stucco walls of his house would hate me, crush me. This was in the spring of 1957. The Doctor said...

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Lesbian Online Dating: Screening for Problems

Lesbian Online Dating: Screening for Problems

One complaint online daters have is “There are a lot of crazies out there!” Frankly, that’s a little unfair. The vast majority of women online are not crazy. They’re just like you, and they worry that you’re crazy too...

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21 Feb Posted by in • Robin Lowey

N.J. is 2nd State to Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Ed!

N.J. is 2nd State to Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Ed!

New Jersey is now following in California's footsteps, becoming the second state to mandate that schools to include an LGBTQ curriculum.

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21 Feb Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Van Life: One Regret in Hamilton, Montana

Lesbian Van Life: One Regret in Hamilton, Montana

The American flags and Trump/Pence bumper stickers on the backs of Ford and Chevy trucks, just below the gun racks were the giveaway...

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11 Feb Posted by in • Guest Writers

February Lesbian Star Talk

February Lesbian Star Talk

Welcome to the year of the Pig, or Boar, as some prefer. And, I’ve heard the Golden Pig (or Boar). This is a year of abundance, prosperity and happiness. It’s beneficial for teaching, philanthropy, and spirituality. We’re encouraged to stay close to friends and family. It’s also a time to end toxic relationships. The colors […]

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21 Jan Posted by in • Guest Writers

Becoming a Modern Elder

Becoming a Modern Elder

By Kathy Belge “Please tell me we’re not old enough to be elders,” my friend said when I told her I’d be spending a week at the Modern Elder Academy in Baja, Mexico.  And truth be told, I was having a hard time embracing the concept myself. At 53, I hid my age at work, […]

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02 Jan Posted by in • Guest Writers

Lesbian Startalk – Capricorn

Lesbian Startalk –  Capricorn

Happy New Year! I hope you all had good and safe holidays. January begins with a star show for early risers, with the Moon crossing Venus on the first, Jupiter on the 3rd, and Mercury on the 4th. It’s a lovely sight if you’re up early. The Moon then moves into Capricorn and meets the […]

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Lesbian Dating: To Pursue or Not to Pursue

Lesbian Dating: To Pursue or Not to Pursue

“Never pursue a distancer.” This was the maxim I learned in grad school couples’ therapy classes. It seemed like a no-brainer at the time. How could anyone keep going after someone who doesn’t want you? I would have more self-respect! Until I really fell in love with a lovely woman who was less in love […]

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23 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

Gratitude and Movies

Gratitude and Movies

Oh no, it’s one of those end of the year letters that people send because they think their friends are interested in what award they got or how many National Parks they’ve visited; or how many cats they have! (Two, 25 pounds each) And you feel like you have to read them because what kind […]

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12 Dec Posted by in • Guest Writers

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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