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Robin Lowey  // Posts published by Robin Lowey

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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31 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on New Novel from Jacob Anderson-Minshall

New Novel from Jacob Anderson-Minshall

New Novel from Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Swimming Upstream presents refreshingly multidimensional trans and intersex characters who offer fresh perspectives on human connection and the legacy of trauma through multiple generations. A welcome addition to the transgender fiction canon. —T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures and Changers We are excited to read Jacob’s new novel, coming soon! (we’ll keep you posted on […]

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21 Mar Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on The Future of Mankind is…Woman!

The Future of Mankind is…Woman!

The Future of Mankind is…Woman!

Think Orange is the New Black meets Pulp Fiction meets Enter the Dragon. Genesis, is a movie about the possible extinction of the male species and the promise of an all-female society. But it’s funny! And it stars Meredith Baxter. It doesn’t get much better than that — except it does. Robert Romanos, Suzanne Westenhoefer, and Dana Goldberg also star. This […]

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08 Feb Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen

So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein is a new book by Jeff Solomon. Read an excerpt below: From the 1910s until the 1930s, many readers pictured Gertrude Stein lounging on a divan that drew from fin de siècle clichés as well as tropes of silent films. Sometimes she […]

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27 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey | 4 comments

Why 60 is Better Than ‘The New 40’

Why 60 is Better Than ‘The New 40’

I’m turning 60 in two weeks. Holy crap! I believe it’s important that we, as older women, be role models and learn to age gracefully- and teach our girls and young women (and men) that there is no shame in getting older. Own it! But before I came to this realization, I’ve was feeling like […]

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15 Jan Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on DJ Rockaway’s Lesbian Valentine’s Bay Cruise!

DJ Rockaway’s Lesbian Valentine’s Bay Cruise!

DJ Rockaway’s Lesbian Valentine’s Bay Cruise!

DJ Rockaway, producer of monthly women’s parties and boat cruises, has announced a Valentines Play On the Bay cruise for women on Saturday, February 10, 2018 on board the Bay Celebrations yacht. The cruise will depart from Jack London Square in Oakland and will set sail at 9 pm for a three-hour cruise around the […]

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26 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

Do the right thing! Buy gifts from our lesbian sisters. Here are EPOCHALIPS’ TOP TEN PICKS of lesbian owned and operated businesses where you can find that special gift online for your pals, lovers and yes, even your pets. We LOVE this book: GAME CHANGERS- LESBIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT  from Epochalips books. It’s not too late […]

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08 Nov Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbian Fiction: Life in Post World War II NYC

Lesbian Fiction: Life in Post World War II NYC

Lesbian Fiction: Life in Post World War II NYC

Oh jeepers! I was wearing a red dress. I’d forgotten that everything in Sardi’s is red or maroon. The walls, the banquettes, the seats, the menus, the awning outside. As I worried about how to get out of my red dress without being noticed, Juliana came through the door, stepping feather-light on Sardi’s maroon carpet. […]

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30 Oct Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on The True Queer Spirit of Halloween

The True Queer Spirit of Halloween

The True Queer Spirit of Halloween

Why do Gays and Lesbians love Halloween so? Celebrating Halloween was a longstanding tradition in my family growing up in Northern California. As a child I was allowed to run free—dressed as a monster or in some sort of boy-themed costume. Candy was like money, a commodity that involved trading and counting. The joy lasted […]

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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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