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On Being a Lesbian Role Model

On Being a Lesbian Role Model

Soon, the kids were laughing at my ridiculous stories and when they began to relax, so did I. What was the big deal, anyway? Being an out lesbian in my community has been an adventure.

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29 Jul Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

Resting Bitch Face is Sexy

Resting Bitch Face is Sexy

Many women, when their faces are at rest…have a look that many, especially men, find unpleasant.

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Lesbian Dating: Falling in Love Again

Lesbian Dating: Falling in Love Again

She was with her first true love for 14 years. Her second love lasted for 10 years. So now, at #3, she wondered, Should I trust these feelings, again? She also wondered, How can I make this one last, when I couldn’t before?

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10 Jul Posted by in • Guest Writers

World Cup: Equal Pay for Women?

World Cup: Equal Pay for Women?

Did you know that, in the past 3 years, the men’s games generated $49.9 million and the women’s, $50.8? Well, right there that tells the story...

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27 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Who are the Lesbian Game Changers?

Who are the Lesbian Game Changers?

So here I am, at the pre-Game Changers book party event at Jolene’s queer bar, dancing like a goofball in the ‘boob room’ with a few friends, trying to shake off the jitters before moderating the Game Changer’s panel at Manny’s scheduled for later that evening.

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25 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey

An Authentic Film about Economic Uncertainty

An Authentic Film about Economic Uncertainty

The film shows, with piercing authenticity, one woman’s specific story - making up for regrets in personal, family, and career choices that marred her life

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25 Jun Posted by in • Lee Lynch

What is Lesbian Literature?

What is Lesbian Literature?

All sorts of books are categorized as (lez lit) by LGBTQ people themselves. This trend is not encouraging queer women to tenaciously explore and document our lesbian experiences...

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23 Jun Posted by in • Guest Writers

Could a Matchmaker Help Me Find Love?

Could a Matchmaker Help Me Find Love?

When you sign up for a matchmaking service, you agree to let go of some control and someone else do the picking for you.

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22 Jun Posted by in • Guest Writers

Merril Mushroom’s Bar Dykes

Merril Mushroom’s Bar Dykes

In the early 1980s, Merril Mushroom wrote BAR DYKES, a one act play about the gay bar culture of the 1950s.

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13 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Remembering Lynnly on Her Birthday

Remembering Lynnly on Her Birthday

Happy Birthday Lynn! Thank you for teaching me how to live and how to die without fear about what’s next. I just wish you were still here to share it with me.

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29 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Pride Comedy Night with Marga Gomez!

Pride Comedy Night with Marga Gomez!

Pride Comedy Night will feature a very funny, diverse, eclectic, multicultural line up of LGBT comedians from the SF Bay Area and LA

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Lesbians Lead Top Ad Agency Design Team

Lesbians Lead Top Ad Agency Design Team

Advertising culture has come a long way since the Madmen days when I stayed deep in the closet at a major San Francisco ad agency in order to keep my job.

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20 May Posted by in • Robin Lowey

NCLR – Much More than a Lesbian Prom

NCLR – Much More than a Lesbian Prom

NCLR in the post Kate Kendell era. I’m guessing we were all a bit apprehensive and yet, after last weekend’s Gala, I think there was a collective sigh of relief.

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15 May Posted by in • Lee Lynch

Queer Regeneration

Queer Regeneration

There are no bloodlines connecting one gay generation to the next, the grand-lesbian culture to the great grand-lesbians.

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17 Apr Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

Revolution is Not a One Time Event

Revolution is Not a One Time Event

As a lesbian feminist at aged 70 I’ve been at or near the front lines since I was 16 years old; and I haven’t stopped since then...

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