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Jewelle Gomez  // Posts tagged as "Jewelle Gomez"

12 Apr Posted by in • Epochalips Interviews | Comments Off on Diane Sabin, Executive Director of the LHRC

Diane Sabin, Executive Director of the LHRC

Diane Sabin, Executive Director of the LHRC

Diane Sabin is the executive director of The Lesbian Health & Research Center a UCSF. She directs programs working in collaboration with community organizations that develop information about and educate communities about the health of lesbians, bisexual and transgender women. She is also the administrative director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. E: Diane, tell […]

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What is Found There?

What is Found There?

When she heard, my friend, poet Cheryl Clarke, called me from Jersey City at about 5:45 in the morning because she needed to talk to someone else who knew Adrienne Rich as she did.  She needed to talk to someone on the West Coast, the place from which Adrienne left our world.  It was as […]

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30 Mar Posted by in • Margie Adam | 3 comments

Margie Adam & Jewelle Gomez: A Conversation

Margie Adam & Jewelle Gomez: A Conversation

Editor’s note: I am thrilled to have feminist icons Margie Adam and Jewelle Gomez on Epochalips. These two have influenced our generation by paving the way as feminists and out lesbians in the early days to continuing to share their gifts with the world today. The following is the first of several excerpts from their […]

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Almost Audre’s Birthday!

Almost Audre’s Birthday!

A couple of years ago some women put together a program celebrating Audre Lorde and Pat Parker and I had the pleasure of doing some remembering out loud in front of about 1000 people.  They were almost all women, those who knew the two writers mostly through their work.  But Audre had been my friend…we […]

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10 Dec Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on What Would Jimmy Do?

What Would Jimmy Do?

What Would Jimmy Do?

“I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually.” James Baldwin I read that quote when I was much younger and it really framed how I think of political activity.  Coming of age during the Viet Nam war, I […]

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Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

Alice Walker’s Voice of Beauty & Truth

“Once in a while, the world witnesses a voice that taps into utter beauty and truth. Alice Walker’s voice through her writings and poetry and through the essence of the beautiful woman that she is, is one such voice; a voice that has impacted my life and the lives of many women and men so […]

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Barbara Grier Broke the Silence

Barbara Grier Broke the Silence

Barbara Grier (left, shown with partner Donna McBride) passed away November 10 at the age of 79…young from my perspective, but obviously an elder in the world of lesbians and of publishing. Her history will be written in essays and PhD theses still to come, but a glimpse reveals: she was one of the editors […]

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24 Oct Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Before Stonewall

Before Stonewall

Before Stonewall

Phyllis Lyon and The Temperamentals New Conservatory Theatre, which was the saintly producer of my play, Waiting for Giovanni, has an intriguing new play coming up on November 4th.  The Temperamentals is an award-winning new play about Harry Hay his love affair with avant garde fashion designer, Rudi Gernreich and their founding of the first […]

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Risk Takers and History Makers

Risk Takers and History Makers

The moment a creative idea is birthed is always memorable one. Four years ago when I originally thought of making a feature documentary film on the life and art of writer, activist and poet Alice Walker, my excitement was palpable. Why hadn’t this occurred to me before? The idea was conceived over a Christmas break […]

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A Rare Jewelle

A Rare Jewelle

I am currently making a feature documentary film, Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth,  about the life and art of Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker. So far it has been an extraordinary journey, allowing me opportunities to meet some amazing and inspiring women, all of who deserve films in their own right. Jewelle Gomez  is […]

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