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• Guest Writers  // Page Hodel, Marga Gomez, Liza Cowan, Alicia Leeds, Katharine Cole, Carmen de Monteflores, Leslie Larson, Bren Fraser, Kathleen Hill, Kim Reed, Lise Weil, Ruthann Robson, Devon Marshall—YOUR NAME COULD BE ON THIS LIST! Email us at info@Epochalips.com

Bodies & Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Bodies & Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

Between COVID-19 and actions by the Trump administration to roll back LGBT health protections, healthcare has been front and center on our mind these last few months. The critically-acclaimed new anthology Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health (PM Press) is timely. This book is edited by Adrian Shanker, executive director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community […]

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04 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on A Delicious Excerpt from “Failure to Appear”

A Delicious Excerpt from “Failure to Appear”

A Delicious Excerpt from “Failure to Appear”

Excerpt from FAILURE TO APPEAR by Emily L. Quint Freeman I thread my way to a booth, as spotlights illuminate the stage in alternating red, white, and blue. Three drag queens strut onto the stage as confetti falls from the ceiling, the crowd roaring its approval. The DJ puts on “Lola” by the Kinks at […]

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29 Feb Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on A sexy excerpt from ‘Making Out’

A sexy excerpt from ‘Making Out’

A sexy excerpt from ‘Making Out’

Mid-kiss, do you ever wonder who you are, who you’re kissing, where it’s leading? It can feel luscious, libidinal, friendly, but are we trying to make out something through our kissing? For Kathryn Bond Stockton, making out is a prism through which to look at the cultural and political forces of our world: race, economics, […]

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10 Dec Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Before Sappho: Helen of Sparta

Before Sappho: Helen of Sparta

Before Sappho: Helen of Sparta

Of course, there is Helen. Helen of Troy. Helen of Sparta. Helen of the golden-hair and honey-voice. Helen of the swan-neck, the white arms, the silver-sandals. Helen of the terrible beauty. Helen of the thousand ships. Helen of the rosy dawn of history, six hundred years, more or less, before Sappho. That Helen. Helen, before and […]

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10 Jul Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on World Cup: Equal Pay for Women?

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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23 Jun Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Could a Matchmaker Help Me Find Love?

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 | Comments Off on Merril Mushroom’s Bar Dykes

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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21 May Posted by in • Guest Writers, • Robin Lowey | Comments Off on Lesbians Lead Top Ad Agency Design Team

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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08 Apr Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Lesbian Startalk: Aries

Lesbian Startalk: Aries

Lesbian Startalk: Aries

April is the month of Aries, fiery, impatient, impulsive, in a hurry, the adventurer, full of energy and enthusiasm and quick to anger...

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14 Mar Posted by in • Guest Writers | Comments Off on Coming Out at the Guesthouse

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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