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Robin Lowey  // Posts published by Robin Lowey

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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14 Aug Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbian Game Changer: Marga Gomez

Lesbian Game Changer: Marga Gomez

Lesbian Game Changer: Marga Gomez

Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About is a richly-designed and important book about lesbians who have made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this book as a resource for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law which requires the inclusion of LGBT History and […]

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09 Aug Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbian Game Changer: Franco Stevens

Lesbian Game Changer: Franco Stevens

Lesbian Game Changer: Franco Stevens

Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About is a richly-designed and important book about lesbians who have made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this book as a resource for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law which requires the inclusion of LGBT History and […]

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09 Aug Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbians on Stage: LEZWRITES!

Lesbians on Stage: LEZWRITES!

Lesbians on Stage: LEZWRITES!

LEZWRITES! is a project of 3Girls Theatre Company that produces readings and performances of short works by lesbian, bi and trans playwrights of all races, ethnicities, and ages. This year’s selections will be curated by a literary panel including 3GT Resident Playwright and Producer, Margery Kreitman, and playwright and Associate Producer, Mercilee Jenkins, published in The […]

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13 Jul Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Final Push for Lesbian Game Changers!

Final Push for Lesbian Game Changers!

Final Push for Lesbian Game Changers!

‘Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About’ is an important book about lesbians who made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this resource book for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law that requires the inclusion of LGBT Studies in the California public school curriculum. […]

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10 Jul Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on ‘Lesbian Game Changer’: Page Hodel

‘Lesbian Game Changer’: Page Hodel

‘Lesbian Game Changer’: Page Hodel

Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About is a richly-designed and important book about lesbians who have made significant contributions to LGBTQ culture over the past 30 years. I’m creating this book as a resource for students as a result of The FAIR Act, a recent law which requires the inclusion of LGBT History and […]

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21 Jun Posted by in • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbians Ponder the Mysterious Clitoris

Lesbians Ponder the Mysterious Clitoris

Lesbians Ponder the Mysterious Clitoris

I remember at one point actually BELIEVING the theory of Freud’s “vaginal orgasm”. And when I finally realized the ridiculousness of it, I had to chuckle. It’s time we educate all girls about the wonders of their magical “for pleasure only” organ — residing deep inside their bodies. “Picture a clitoris in your mind. Got […]

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19 Jun Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Don’t Miss Women’s Jazz in Palm Springs!

Don’t Miss Women’s Jazz in Palm Springs!

Don’t Miss Women’s Jazz in Palm Springs!

The resurgence of jazz as a popular music genre has been taking place over the last few years thanks to iconic pop musicians like Queen Latifah, Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper who have released albums of jazz standards, introducing the Great American Songbook to a new generation. The Palm Springs Women’s Festival debuted in 2013 […]

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