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  • Long-lost play ‘Bar Dykes’ makes NYC premiere
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    By Mary Zegarski special to Lesbian.com In the early 1980s, Merril Mushroom wrote BAR DYKES, a one act play about the gay bar culture of the 1950s. A longtime resident of Dowelltown, Tennessee, Merril has a rich, influential herstory as a prolific writer and a “back to the land” lesbian,… Read more »
  • New documentary ‘Ahead Of The Curve’ draws attention to lesbian visibility
    Oakland, CA | April 29, 2019 一 Oakland-based film company Frankly Speaking Films, LLC is in post-production on its documentary, AHEAD OF THE CURVE, directed by Jen Rainin, produced by award-winning filmmaker Rivkah Beth Medow, and created by an all female-identified crew. AHEAD OF THE CURVE is about Franco Stevens,… Read more »
  • NCLR breaks down the looming Supreme Court battles on LGBTQ rights
    A message from Shannon Minter, NCLR Legal Director The LGBTQ community is facing a critical challenge at the Supreme Court this fall, one that could either protect all LGBTQ workers nationwide or gut employment protections under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. I’ve written an op-ed for the Los… Read more »
  • Fast 5: Carly Thomas
    Carly Thomas is an accomplished singer/songwriter who was born in Thailand and raised in Argentina, France, and various parts of North America. Along with her powerful lyrics, Thomasʼ music is characteristic of various sub-genres including modern folk, rock, and country. She grew up playing everywhere from street festivals in Paris… Read more »
  • Lizzo’s new single features Missy Elliott
    Nice Life Recording Company/Atlantic recording artist Lizzo has released her latest track from her upcoming full-length debut album Cuz I Love You. “Tempo” featuring labelmate Missy Elliott is available now at all DSPs and streaming services. “Tempo” follows last month’s release of title track “Cuz I Love You” along with… Read more »
  • Silenced Resistance: Women, Dictatorships, and Genderwashing in Western Sahara and Equatorial Guinea
    “A meticulously researched and thoughtful analysis. Through interviews and archival research, Allan offers a compelling argument for the foundationally gendered dynamics that structure Equatoguinean and Sahrawi political resistance.” —Mahan Ellison, Bridgewater College “Silenced Resistance is a ground-breaking study of the gendered dynamics of resistance to colonial and post-colonial authoritarian regimes… Read more »
  • The Amazon Trail: What is lesbian literature?
    BY LEE LYNCH Special to Lesbian.com It’s nice that some non-gay writers include us in their stories. I’m thinking of Lawrence Block’s Matt Scudder detective novels in which he has an amusing lesbian friend who is a dog groomer. Very respectful and matter-of-fact that she’s a dyke. But that doesn’t… Read more »
  • Fast 5 with Carine De Mesmaeker
    Carine De Mesmaeker is the founder and producer of Velvet Ibiza, Europe’s most epic queer women party. Velvet Ibiza is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and taking the festivities to the next level — one for the books! Happening May 7 – 12, 2019 in idyllic Ibiza, Spain, Velvet… Read more »
  • Dido’s triumphant return to recording
    “Still on my Mind” was written and recorded in England, a result of the fruitful and incredibly natural production/songwriting partnership with her long term collaborator and brother (Faithless founder) Rollo. Dido describes the making of this album as “an absolutely magical experience”. She says: “I wanted to capture the feeling… Read more »
  • Fast 5 with comedian Julia Pels
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    Julia Pels is an LA based stand up comedian, queer activist, model, actor, social justice warrior and humanist. She was recently named by WhoHaha as one of their favorite 35 LGBTQ creators in the nation. A few months later, she was written up in the UK (@unite_uk1) about her coming… Read more »
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