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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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12 Dec Posted by in • Kim Baker

5 Tips for Meeting your Girfriend’s Family

5 Tips for Meeting your Girfriend’s Family

Going home for the holidays with your girlfriend may be scary but it doesn’t have to be stormy...

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11 Dec Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

Top 10 Lesbian/Queer Businesses to Buy Gifts!

EPOCHALIPS’ TOP TEN PICKS of lesbian and queer owned businesses where you can find that special gift online for your pals and lovers!

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10 Dec Posted by in • Guest Writers

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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09 Dec Posted by in • Jan Miller Corran

The L-Word and it’s New Generation

The L-Word and it’s New Generation

I turned on the show and the first scene to jar me was a full on gratuitous sex scene between two of the new kids on the block.

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13 Nov Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez

The Best Looking Woman

The Best Looking Woman

I’m thinking about good looks. I mean what is good looking? What looks good to whom? How do we know when we look good? Who do we look good to?

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How to Find the Joy, Anyway

How to Find the Joy, Anyway

Another man moved behind me and he had such bad breath that when he sighed, it singed my hair. I was stuck in a surround-sound of ugliness.

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11 Sep Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Traveling with Olivia Changed My Life

Traveling with Olivia Changed My Life

I kvetched all the way out the door. “It’s too soon, I can’t DO this”. My friends told me to shut up and get on the plane...

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11 Sep Posted by in • Robin Lowey

Don’t Miss Palm Springs Women’s Week!

Don’t Miss Palm Springs Women’s Week!

We hope Palm Springs Women’s Week will become a model for lesbians everywhere to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of their communities

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05 Sep Posted by in • Monica Palacios

Two Words: Sock Bra

Two Words: Sock Bra

I read the decorative tag revealing that the bra was made out of soft stretchy micro fabric: 95% nylon and 5% yak hair.

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