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LITERARY LESBIANS  // Browsing posts in LITERARY LESBIANS

25 Jun Posted by in • Lee Lynch | Comments

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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15 May Posted by in • Lee Lynch | Comments Off on Queer Regeneration

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 | Comments Off on Revolution is Not a One Time Event

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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10 Apr Posted by in • Rachel Wahba | Comments Off on Child Sexual Abuse is No Joke Ms. Streisand

Child Sexual Abuse is No Joke Ms. Streisand

Child Sexual Abuse is No Joke Ms. Streisand

Those of us who were seduced and abused as children know that even as we thrive we are scarred for life...read more

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23 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Gratitude and Movies

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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17 Sep Posted by in • Rachel Wahba | Comments Off on Rethinking Baghdad – In a Better Place

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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16 Apr Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | 1 comment

It’s Time to Plot Against the Proud Boys!

It’s Time to Plot Against the Proud Boys!

We have one thing that they don’t: pure joy. It’s time to be plotting. It’s time to be relentless. It’s time to fire up our love. And this time it’s got to be tough love. Beware the Proud Boys, Aryan Nation, Alt-Right, Holocaust Questioners and all the White Guys who feel disenfranchised For the first […]

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13 Jan Posted by in • Lee Lynch | Comments Off on What’s in a Butch’s Pockets?

What’s in a Butch’s Pockets?

What’s in a Butch’s Pockets?

Is it just me, or do all butches, soft or otherwise, carry alotta stuff in their pockets? My sweetheart has chronically empty pockets. I don’t understand how anyone can live that way. I guess I’m one of many dykes who took our Girl Scout motto to heart: I’m always prepared. Here’s today’s (and every day’s) […]

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Witches Unite!

Witches Unite!

In the early 1990s I finally bought my own car, a twenty year old Volkswagen that was in pretty good condition. But like every ‘pre-owned’ car it sometimes needed professional attention. That meant I had to enter the minefield known as the garage. I was happy when a friend recommended one nearby in my Brooklyn […]

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27 May Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Dangerous Times Require ‘Radical Hope’

Dangerous Times Require ‘Radical Hope’

Dangerous Times Require ‘Radical Hope’

Almost immediately after the election—which I’ve come to think of as the Zombie Apocalypse—I received an email from novelist Carolina De Robertis. She was inviting authors of all types to write essays (in the form of letters) which would be part of an anthology called Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times. […]

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