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My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

The heart rending autobiographical manga that s taken the internet by storm br br i My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness i is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman s exploration of her sexuality mental well being and growing up in our modern age Told using expressive artwork that invokes both br laughter and tears this moving and highly entertaining single volume depicts not only the artist s burgeoning sexuality but many other personal aspects of her life that will resonate with readers


Reunion (A Lesbian Love Story)

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner b


Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence

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The Lesbian Body

On a fictional Sapphic island where women live exclusively among themselves the narrator protagonist in a series of invocations to her lover and descriptions of the island s life celebrates the contours contents and satisfactions of the lesbian body


Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence

Nuns Alien in their dramatic garb Set apart from us in their regimented communities by their singular dedication br br Nuns Different Fascinating Their lives intrigue us all br br In these unique and compelling revelations both ex nuns and present nuns unlock the most secret doors in their closed and mysterious communities Under rigidly enforced rules of behavior where women s lives are consecrated and subjugated to the most sacred of vows where particular friendships are ruthlessly eradicated under pain of sin and expulsion still the power of love manages to emerge and survive Each nun in these stories describes the individual and searing path she has journeyed to discover and face and experience the truth of herself that she is a Lesbian nun


Seven: A Lesbian Snow White

The strange witch girl Neve has skin as white as snow lips as red as blood and a dark secret Her father Lexander an alchemist harbors an evil obsession and Catalina his newest bride made the grave mistake of becoming his wife When Catalina finds herself falling in love with his daughter Neve instead the deepening bond between the women sets in motion the final chapter of a story that began long ago with a desperate longing and a handful of apple seeds Together Neve and Catalina must venture into the Huntsman s haunted forest to undo what has been done and set themselves free br br The novella SEVEN is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Snow White It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community

This ground breaking book traces the emergence and growth of a lesbian community in Buffalo New York from the mid s to the early s Based on thirteen years of research and drawing upon the oral histories of forty five women authors Kennedy and Davis explore butch femme roles coming out women who passed as men motherhood aging racism and the courage and pride of the working class lesbians of Buffalo who by confronting incredible oppression and violence helped to pave the way for the gay and lesbian liberation movements of the s and s Boots of Leather Slippers of Gold captures the full complexity of lesbian culture it is a compassionate history of real people fighting for respect and a place to love without fear of persecution


Lesbian Sex 101: 101 Lesbian Lovemaking Positions

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Best Lesbian Erotica 2007

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Reality Lesbian

Lucy Marshall can t believe it when her gay best friend Henry tells her that he applied for her to be on a lesbian dating show First of all she s straight Second of all she s straight And third of all she s straight When the show expresses interest in casting Lucy Henry urges her to shove aside her guilt and misgivings She needs the vacation She needs the job connections No one goes on reality TV to find true love so what is the harm if she pretends to be gay br br Dr Zara Winters is the lead on Will You Marry Me She s dark brooding and sexy as hell Their immediate and intense attraction brings out Lucy s competitive nature and she questions everything she thought she knew about herself Can Lucy tell Zara the truth How will Zara react What about Zara s connections with the other contestants who include a gorgeous international model and a hot twenty three year old with whom Zara has obvious physical attraction br br Tune in to your e reader to find out


Best Lesbian Erotica 2011

What are lesbians longing for Playwright event host and editor Kathleen Warnock helps answer this question in her newest edition of this much loved best selling series Featuring work from some of the best known erotic writers as well as the debuts of startling new talent i Best Lesbian Erotica i welcomes back some familiar faces including Stella Sandberg Her story Manchester follows the European adventures of two studs on a long ride Perennial favorite Betty Blue returns with The Garden of Earthly Delights an encounter between a firespirit and a lost boi on the celestial plane Cheyenne Blue s A Story About Sarah travels to the antipodes telling the story of a life long love between a rancher s daughter and a half Aboriginal woman There s more right under the covers of i Best Lesbian Erotica i


Crumbs: A Lesbian Hansel and Gretel (Sappho's Fables: Lesbian Fairy Tales)

Greta s never ventured beyond the refuge of the Heap Outside the Ragers lurk ever hungry and hunting But Greta and her brother half starved and now alone must risk death for the dream of safety they hope to find within the metal forest Once there nothing is as it seems in the confines of a crumbling old candy factory the woman who rescues them with sweet words and sweeter treats harbors a dangerous secret br br The novella CRUMBS is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories

The fifteen tantalizing thrilling and ingenious tales in Steam Powered put a new spin on steampunk by putting women where they belong in the captain s chair the laboratory and one another s arms Here you ll meet inventors diamond thieves lonely pawn brokers clockwork empresses brilliant asylum inmates and privateers in the service of San Francisco s eccentric empire Though they hail from across the globe and universes far away each character is driven to follow her own path to independence and to romance The women of Steam Powered push steampunk to its limits and beyond From colonial India to New Orleans in slavery times from a rogue San Francisco to the Lower East Side of old New York these stories are thoughtful wide ranging exciting and often very very sexy Anybody who thinks that steampunk and lesbian are niche interests should read Steam Powered and get their horizons seriously expanded Delia Sherman Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner and author of Through a Brazen Mirror


Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist

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Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past

This richly revealing anthology brings together for the first time the vital new scholarly studies now lifting the veil from the gay and lesbian past Such notable researchers as John Boswell Shari Benstock Jeffrey Weeks and John D Emilio illuminate gay and lesbian life as it evolved in places as diverse as the Athens of Plato Renaissance Italy Victorian London Jazz Age Harlem Revolutionary Russia Nazi Germany Casto s Cuba and peoples as varied as South African black miners American Indians Chinese courtiers Japanese samurai English schoolboys and girls and urban working women Gender and sexuality repression and resistance deviance and acceptance identity and community all are given a context in this fascinating work


Best Lesbian Bondage Erotica

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The Whole Lesbian Sex Book: A Passionate Guide for All of Us

The Whole Lesbian Sex Book was the first ever sex guide to offer information and encouragement for all women who desire women lesbian bisexual butch femme androgynous and transgender First published in it s been lauded for its thoroughness enthusiastic tone and creative nonjudgmental approach to lesbian sex in all its rich variety Library Journal lamented Why can t more heterosexual sex manuals be this good Now five years later sex educator Felice Newman has completely updated this classic guide There is new information throughout up to date research fresh quotes from women who share their real world experiences a greatly expanded resource guide new illustrations and an entire new chapter on sex and partnership br br Topics include br Where to find sex partners and how to talk to your lovers about sex br Discovering your desires and fantasies br How to have all the orgasms you desire G spot orgasms multiple orgasms extended orgasms and ejaculation br Why communication is the most important erotic skill you can offer your partners br How masturbation can improve your sex life br Expert how to information on cunnilingus anal sex vaginal fisting and other favorite lesbian sex techniques br How to choose vibrators dildos and harnesses and get the most out of your sex toys br And much more br


The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader

The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader offers a comprehensive multi disciplinary anthology of critical work in lesbian and gay studies Bringing together essays this collection provides an introduction to the contemporary state of lesbian gay studies illustrating the range scope diversity appeal and power of the work currently being done in the field The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader addresses topics such as butch fem roles the cultural construction of gender lesbian separatism feminist theory AIDS safe sex education colonialism S M Oscar Wilde Gertrude Stein children s books black nationalism popular films Susan Sontag the closet homophobia Freud Sappho the media the hijras of India Robert Mapplethorpe and the politics of representation It also contains an extensive bibliographical essay which should provide readers with an guide to further reading


The Complete Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist

Hothead Paisan the over caffeinated media crazed psychotic lesbian with scary hair and a fetish for guns grenades mallets and sharp objects returns for more search and destroy missions and preventative homicides A cult favorite The Complete Collection combines Hothead Paisan and Revenge of Hothead Paisan with new strips in a single volume for the first time


Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the Us Military

The bestselling author of And the Band Played On follows with a book of even greater power and sweep as he investigates the situation of gays in the military over the past three decades revealing for the first time that some of the most celebrated soldiers in American history were homosexual including the Father of the United States Army


Braided: A Lesbian Rapunzel (Sappho's Fables: Lesbian Fairy Tales)

Zelda is cursed to spend her days on a platform in an ancient holy tree growing her hair long enough to touch the ground But it wasn t her curse to bear Gray the witch s daughter was meant for that lonely fate Gray visits Zelda each day mourning their switched fates and falling deeper in love with the cursed girl until one night at the Not There Fair an extraordinary creature outlines a magical plan that could set both of them free Will Gray s love for Zelda be strong enough to survive the strange dream world of Chimera or will Zelda remain a prisoner of the curse forever br br The novella BRAIDED is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy

In this memoir of her weeks and five days in hell Andrea Askowitz takes an unflinching look at her pregnant life from struggling with hormones to poor body image to a self imposed exile from family to take us on a ride through the turbulence of single lesbian motherhood Along the way we meet her liberal parents as they struggle with their daughter s choices the lover she longs to reconnect with who goes M I A before the pregnancy the friends who turn out to be no help at all and strangers who offer up some unlikely kindness Andrea presents herself real raw impossibly cranky yet deeply touching with her self deprecating dark sense of humor that will make you wince or better yet send you into uncontrollable fits of laughter


Ten Little Lesbians

Ten women guests at the lesbian owned Adelheid Inn are stranded in the Cascade Mountains after a mudslide closes the only road out One goes missing One is killed More than one is not who she pretends to be and every one of them has a secret When another woman is attacked it becomes clear there s a killer in their midst and it has to be one of them br br Is it Beatrice the judge surly and sad after the death of her long term partner Or her niece Tish angry and sullen at being kept under Beatrice s thumb Or is it Carmen Beatrice s childhood friend who lured her to the Inn under false pretenses It couldn t be the Mormon girls Amy and Dakota Or could it Perhaps it s Paula the gallant butch or her date the lovely and silent Veronica A blind woman couldn t do it but is Jess really blind And what about Holly the hotel manager who is just a bit too perky or Lila the mysterious owner of the hotel br br One thing quickly becomes clear They d better find out before there are none


An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures

In this bold new work of cultural criticism Ann Cvetkovich develops a queer approach to trauma She argues for the importance of recognizing and archiving accounts of trauma that belong as much to the ordinary and everyday as to the domain of catastrophe Cvetkovich contends that the field of trauma studies limited by too strict a division between the public and the private has overlooked the experiences of women and queers Rejecting the pathologizing understandings of trauma that permeate medical and clinical discourses on the subject she develops instead a sex positive approach missing even from most feminist work on trauma em An Archive of Feelings em challenges the field to engage more fully with sexual trauma and the wide range of feelings in its vicinity including those associated with butch femme sex and AIDS activism and br caretaking br br i An Archive of Feelings i brings together oral histories from lesbian activists involved in act up New York readings of literature by Dorothy Allison Leslie Feinberg Cherrie Moraga and Shani Mootoo videos by Jean Carlomusto and Pratibha Parmar and performances by Lisa Kron Carmelita Tropicana and the bands Le Tigre and Tribe Cvetkovich reveals how these cultural formations activism performance and literature give rise to public cultures that both work through trauma and transform the conditions producing it By looking closely at connections between sexuality trauma and the creation of lesbian public cultures Cvetkovich makes those experiences that have been pushed to the peripheries of trauma culture the defining principles of a new construction of sexual trauma one in which trauma catalyzes the creation of cultural archives and political communities br br About the Author Ann Cvetkovich is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin She is the author of em Mixed Feelings Feminism Mass Culture and Victorian Sensationalism em


Best Lesbian Romance 2013

Radclyffe is on a mission she wants to rock your world every single year And she does We marvel at every year s batch of annual excellence Swooningly romantic shudderingly erotic poundingly good prose that will tug at your heartstrings etc at the beginning of every single year or every time you open the volume br br Love stories from Cheyenne Blue Andrea Dale Charlotte Dare Sacchi Green Anna Meadows Radclyffe and others span the tumultuous exhilarating roller coaster ride of romance from the breathtakingly discoveries of new passion to the poignant depths of a shared lifetime Love newly minted or aged like fine wine is ever young at heart savor the pleasure of romance with i Best Lesbian Romance i br


The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Question

Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever and they re looking for answers and insights as well as a community of others In order to help create that community YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems essays and stories by young adults in their teens and early s i The Full Spectrum i includes a variety of writers gay lesbian bisexual straight transitioning and questioning on a variety of subjects coming out family friendship religion faith first kisses break ups and many others br br This one of a kind collection will perhaps help all readers see themselves and the world around them in ways they might never have imagined We have partnered with the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network GLSEN and a portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to them


Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy

The discovery of the fascinating and richly documented story of Sister Benedetta Carlini Abbess of the Convent of the Mother of God by Judith C Brown was an event of major historical importance Not only is the story revealed in Immodest Acts that of the rise and fall of a powerful woman in a church community and a record of the life of a religious visionary it is also the earliest documentation of lesbianism in modern Western history br Born of well to do parents Benedetta Carlini entered the convent at the age of nine At twenty three she began to have visions of both a religious and erotic nature Benedetta was elected abbess due largely to these visions but later aroused suspicions by claiming to have had supernatural contacts with Christ During the course of an investigation church authorities not only found that she had faked her visions and stigmata but uncovered evidence of a lesbian affair with another nun Bartolomeo The story of the relationship between the two nuns and of Benedetta s fall from an abbess to an outcast is revealed in surprisingly candid archival documents and retold here with a fine sense of drama br


Dolly Dingle, Lesbian Landlady

At the Magdalena Arms Residence for Women desires are awakened passions run hot and love might be waiting just a few doors away br br Dorian Dolly Dingle has been footloose and flighty for long enough At last she s resolved to focus on her showbiz career and move out of the Magdalena Arms Then landlady Mrs DeWitt breaks her hip and Dolly reluctantly agrees to fill in as temporary housemother While she grapples with home repairs and holiday preparations Dolly tends to the needs of her diverse tenants including br br Jackie The aspiring actress always puts on an impressive performance br br Kay Dolly s old friend is an accomplished clarinetist and she s hoping they ll make sweet music together br br Arlene She s a buxom theater designer with some very dramatic secrets br br Ramona The former bad girl is back in Bay City and making tongues wag again br br When the high spirited residents learn of a scheme to shut down their beloved rooming house they rally together to raise funds Can a Christmas variety show save the only home Dolly has ever known And will she finally find the perfect girl to occupy her heart


Daughters of Darkness: Lesbian Vampire Stories

Collects modern lesbian vampire stories including LeFanu s Carmilla Pat Calfia s Vampire and Katherine V Forrest s O Captain My Captain


My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

The heart rending autobiographical manga that s taken the internet by storm br br i My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness i is an honest and heartfelt look at one young woman s exploration of her sexuality mental well being and growing up in our modern age Told using expressive artwork that invokes both br laughter and tears this moving and highly entertaining single volume depicts not only the artist s burgeoning sexuality but many other personal aspects of her life that will resonate with readers


Reunion (A Lesbian Love Story)

No description available


Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

Lillian Faderman tells the compelling story of lesbian life in the th century from the early s to today s diverse lifestyles Using journals unpublished manuscripts songs news accounts novels medical literature and numerous interviews she relates an often surprising narrative of lesbian life A key work the point of reference from which all subsequent studies of th century lesbian life in the United States will begin b San Francisco Examiner b


Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence

No description available


The Lesbian Body

On a fictional Sapphic island where women live exclusively among themselves the narrator protagonist in a series of invocations to her lover and descriptions of the island s life celebrates the contours contents and satisfactions of the lesbian body


Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence

Nuns Alien in their dramatic garb Set apart from us in their regimented communities by their singular dedication br br Nuns Different Fascinating Their lives intrigue us all br br In these unique and compelling revelations both ex nuns and present nuns unlock the most secret doors in their closed and mysterious communities Under rigidly enforced rules of behavior where women s lives are consecrated and subjugated to the most sacred of vows where particular friendships are ruthlessly eradicated under pain of sin and expulsion still the power of love manages to emerge and survive Each nun in these stories describes the individual and searing path she has journeyed to discover and face and experience the truth of herself that she is a Lesbian nun


Seven: A Lesbian Snow White

The strange witch girl Neve has skin as white as snow lips as red as blood and a dark secret Her father Lexander an alchemist harbors an evil obsession and Catalina his newest bride made the grave mistake of becoming his wife When Catalina finds herself falling in love with his daughter Neve instead the deepening bond between the women sets in motion the final chapter of a story that began long ago with a desperate longing and a handful of apple seeds Together Neve and Catalina must venture into the Huntsman s haunted forest to undo what has been done and set themselves free br br The novella SEVEN is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Snow White It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold: The History of a Lesbian Community

This ground breaking book traces the emergence and growth of a lesbian community in Buffalo New York from the mid s to the early s Based on thirteen years of research and drawing upon the oral histories of forty five women authors Kennedy and Davis explore butch femme roles coming out women who passed as men motherhood aging racism and the courage and pride of the working class lesbians of Buffalo who by confronting incredible oppression and violence helped to pave the way for the gay and lesbian liberation movements of the s and s Boots of Leather Slippers of Gold captures the full complexity of lesbian culture it is a compassionate history of real people fighting for respect and a place to love without fear of persecution


Lesbian Sex 101: 101 Lesbian Lovemaking Positions

No description available


Best Lesbian Erotica 2007

No description available


Reality Lesbian

Lucy Marshall can t believe it when her gay best friend Henry tells her that he applied for her to be on a lesbian dating show First of all she s straight Second of all she s straight And third of all she s straight When the show expresses interest in casting Lucy Henry urges her to shove aside her guilt and misgivings She needs the vacation She needs the job connections No one goes on reality TV to find true love so what is the harm if she pretends to be gay br br Dr Zara Winters is the lead on Will You Marry Me She s dark brooding and sexy as hell Their immediate and intense attraction brings out Lucy s competitive nature and she questions everything she thought she knew about herself Can Lucy tell Zara the truth How will Zara react What about Zara s connections with the other contestants who include a gorgeous international model and a hot twenty three year old with whom Zara has obvious physical attraction br br Tune in to your e reader to find out


Best Lesbian Erotica 2011

What are lesbians longing for Playwright event host and editor Kathleen Warnock helps answer this question in her newest edition of this much loved best selling series Featuring work from some of the best known erotic writers as well as the debuts of startling new talent i Best Lesbian Erotica i welcomes back some familiar faces including Stella Sandberg Her story Manchester follows the European adventures of two studs on a long ride Perennial favorite Betty Blue returns with The Garden of Earthly Delights an encounter between a firespirit and a lost boi on the celestial plane Cheyenne Blue s A Story About Sarah travels to the antipodes telling the story of a life long love between a rancher s daughter and a half Aboriginal woman There s more right under the covers of i Best Lesbian Erotica i


Crumbs: A Lesbian Hansel and Gretel (Sappho's Fables: Lesbian Fairy Tales)

Greta s never ventured beyond the refuge of the Heap Outside the Ragers lurk ever hungry and hunting But Greta and her brother half starved and now alone must risk death for the dream of safety they hope to find within the metal forest Once there nothing is as it seems in the confines of a crumbling old candy factory the woman who rescues them with sweet words and sweeter treats harbors a dangerous secret br br The novella CRUMBS is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Hansel and Gretel It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


Steam-Powered: Lesbian Steampunk Stories

The fifteen tantalizing thrilling and ingenious tales in Steam Powered put a new spin on steampunk by putting women where they belong in the captain s chair the laboratory and one another s arms Here you ll meet inventors diamond thieves lonely pawn brokers clockwork empresses brilliant asylum inmates and privateers in the service of San Francisco s eccentric empire Though they hail from across the globe and universes far away each character is driven to follow her own path to independence and to romance The women of Steam Powered push steampunk to its limits and beyond From colonial India to New Orleans in slavery times from a rogue San Francisco to the Lower East Side of old New York these stories are thoughtful wide ranging exciting and often very very sexy Anybody who thinks that steampunk and lesbian are niche interests should read Steam Powered and get their horizons seriously expanded Delia Sherman Mythopoeic Fantasy Award winner and author of Through a Brazen Mirror


Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist

No description available


Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past

This richly revealing anthology brings together for the first time the vital new scholarly studies now lifting the veil from the gay and lesbian past Such notable researchers as John Boswell Shari Benstock Jeffrey Weeks and John D Emilio illuminate gay and lesbian life as it evolved in places as diverse as the Athens of Plato Renaissance Italy Victorian London Jazz Age Harlem Revolutionary Russia Nazi Germany Casto s Cuba and peoples as varied as South African black miners American Indians Chinese courtiers Japanese samurai English schoolboys and girls and urban working women Gender and sexuality repression and resistance deviance and acceptance identity and community all are given a context in this fascinating work


Best Lesbian Bondage Erotica

No description available


The Whole Lesbian Sex Book: A Passionate Guide for All of Us

The Whole Lesbian Sex Book was the first ever sex guide to offer information and encouragement for all women who desire women lesbian bisexual butch femme androgynous and transgender First published in it s been lauded for its thoroughness enthusiastic tone and creative nonjudgmental approach to lesbian sex in all its rich variety Library Journal lamented Why can t more heterosexual sex manuals be this good Now five years later sex educator Felice Newman has completely updated this classic guide There is new information throughout up to date research fresh quotes from women who share their real world experiences a greatly expanded resource guide new illustrations and an entire new chapter on sex and partnership br br Topics include br Where to find sex partners and how to talk to your lovers about sex br Discovering your desires and fantasies br How to have all the orgasms you desire G spot orgasms multiple orgasms extended orgasms and ejaculation br Why communication is the most important erotic skill you can offer your partners br How masturbation can improve your sex life br Expert how to information on cunnilingus anal sex vaginal fisting and other favorite lesbian sex techniques br How to choose vibrators dildos and harnesses and get the most out of your sex toys br And much more br


The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader

The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader offers a comprehensive multi disciplinary anthology of critical work in lesbian and gay studies Bringing together essays this collection provides an introduction to the contemporary state of lesbian gay studies illustrating the range scope diversity appeal and power of the work currently being done in the field The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader addresses topics such as butch fem roles the cultural construction of gender lesbian separatism feminist theory AIDS safe sex education colonialism S M Oscar Wilde Gertrude Stein children s books black nationalism popular films Susan Sontag the closet homophobia Freud Sappho the media the hijras of India Robert Mapplethorpe and the politics of representation It also contains an extensive bibliographical essay which should provide readers with an guide to further reading


The Complete Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist

Hothead Paisan the over caffeinated media crazed psychotic lesbian with scary hair and a fetish for guns grenades mallets and sharp objects returns for more search and destroy missions and preventative homicides A cult favorite The Complete Collection combines Hothead Paisan and Revenge of Hothead Paisan with new strips in a single volume for the first time


Conduct Unbecoming: Gays and Lesbians in the Us Military

The bestselling author of And the Band Played On follows with a book of even greater power and sweep as he investigates the situation of gays in the military over the past three decades revealing for the first time that some of the most celebrated soldiers in American history were homosexual including the Father of the United States Army


Braided: A Lesbian Rapunzel (Sappho's Fables: Lesbian Fairy Tales)

Zelda is cursed to spend her days on a platform in an ancient holy tree growing her hair long enough to touch the ground But it wasn t her curse to bear Gray the witch s daughter was meant for that lonely fate Gray visits Zelda each day mourning their switched fates and falling deeper in love with the cursed girl until one night at the Not There Fair an extraordinary creature outlines a magical plan that could set both of them free Will Gray s love for Zelda be strong enough to survive the strange dream world of Chimera or will Zelda remain a prisoner of the curse forever br br The novella BRAIDED is the lesbian retelling of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel It is part of the series SAPPHO S FABLES LESBIAN FAIRY TALES


My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy

In this memoir of her weeks and five days in hell Andrea Askowitz takes an unflinching look at her pregnant life from struggling with hormones to poor body image to a self imposed exile from family to take us on a ride through the turbulence of single lesbian motherhood Along the way we meet her liberal parents as they struggle with their daughter s choices the lover she longs to reconnect with who goes M I A before the pregnancy the friends who turn out to be no help at all and strangers who offer up some unlikely kindness Andrea presents herself real raw impossibly cranky yet deeply touching with her self deprecating dark sense of humor that will make you wince or better yet send you into uncontrollable fits of laughter


Ten Little Lesbians

Ten women guests at the lesbian owned Adelheid Inn are stranded in the Cascade Mountains after a mudslide closes the only road out One goes missing One is killed More than one is not who she pretends to be and every one of them has a secret When another woman is attacked it becomes clear there s a killer in their midst and it has to be one of them br br Is it Beatrice the judge surly and sad after the death of her long term partner Or her niece Tish angry and sullen at being kept under Beatrice s thumb Or is it Carmen Beatrice s childhood friend who lured her to the Inn under false pretenses It couldn t be the Mormon girls Amy and Dakota Or could it Perhaps it s Paula the gallant butch or her date the lovely and silent Veronica A blind woman couldn t do it but is Jess really blind And what about Holly the hotel manager who is just a bit too perky or Lila the mysterious owner of the hotel br br One thing quickly becomes clear They d better find out before there are none


An Archive of Feelings: Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures

In this bold new work of cultural criticism Ann Cvetkovich develops a queer approach to trauma She argues for the importance of recognizing and archiving accounts of trauma that belong as much to the ordinary and everyday as to the domain of catastrophe Cvetkovich contends that the field of trauma studies limited by too strict a division between the public and the private has overlooked the experiences of women and queers Rejecting the pathologizing understandings of trauma that permeate medical and clinical discourses on the subject she develops instead a sex positive approach missing even from most feminist work on trauma em An Archive of Feelings em challenges the field to engage more fully with sexual trauma and the wide range of feelings in its vicinity including those associated with butch femme sex and AIDS activism and br caretaking br br i An Archive of Feelings i brings together oral histories from lesbian activists involved in act up New York readings of literature by Dorothy Allison Leslie Feinberg Cherrie Moraga and Shani Mootoo videos by Jean Carlomusto and Pratibha Parmar and performances by Lisa Kron Carmelita Tropicana and the bands Le Tigre and Tribe Cvetkovich reveals how these cultural formations activism performance and literature give rise to public cultures that both work through trauma and transform the conditions producing it By looking closely at connections between sexuality trauma and the creation of lesbian public cultures Cvetkovich makes those experiences that have been pushed to the peripheries of trauma culture the defining principles of a new construction of sexual trauma one in which trauma catalyzes the creation of cultural archives and political communities br br About the Author Ann Cvetkovich is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin She is the author of em Mixed Feelings Feminism Mass Culture and Victorian Sensationalism em


Best Lesbian Romance 2013

Radclyffe is on a mission she wants to rock your world every single year And she does We marvel at every year s batch of annual excellence Swooningly romantic shudderingly erotic poundingly good prose that will tug at your heartstrings etc at the beginning of every single year or every time you open the volume br br Love stories from Cheyenne Blue Andrea Dale Charlotte Dare Sacchi Green Anna Meadows Radclyffe and others span the tumultuous exhilarating roller coaster ride of romance from the breathtakingly discoveries of new passion to the poignant depths of a shared lifetime Love newly minted or aged like fine wine is ever young at heart savor the pleasure of romance with i Best Lesbian Romance i br


The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Question

Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever and they re looking for answers and insights as well as a community of others In order to help create that community YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems essays and stories by young adults in their teens and early s i The Full Spectrum i includes a variety of writers gay lesbian bisexual straight transitioning and questioning on a variety of subjects coming out family friendship religion faith first kisses break ups and many others br br This one of a kind collection will perhaps help all readers see themselves and the world around them in ways they might never have imagined We have partnered with the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network GLSEN and a portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to them


Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy

The discovery of the fascinating and richly documented story of Sister Benedetta Carlini Abbess of the Convent of the Mother of God by Judith C Brown was an event of major historical importance Not only is the story revealed in Immodest Acts that of the rise and fall of a powerful woman in a church community and a record of the life of a religious visionary it is also the earliest documentation of lesbianism in modern Western history br Born of well to do parents Benedetta Carlini entered the convent at the age of nine At twenty three she began to have visions of both a religious and erotic nature Benedetta was elected abbess due largely to these visions but later aroused suspicions by claiming to have had supernatural contacts with Christ During the course of an investigation church authorities not only found that she had faked her visions and stigmata but uncovered evidence of a lesbian affair with another nun Bartolomeo The story of the relationship between the two nuns and of Benedetta s fall from an abbess to an outcast is revealed in surprisingly candid archival documents and retold here with a fine sense of drama br


Dolly Dingle, Lesbian Landlady

At the Magdalena Arms Residence for Women desires are awakened passions run hot and love might be waiting just a few doors away br br Dorian Dolly Dingle has been footloose and flighty for long enough At last she s resolved to focus on her showbiz career and move out of the Magdalena Arms Then landlady Mrs DeWitt breaks her hip and Dolly reluctantly agrees to fill in as temporary housemother While she grapples with home repairs and holiday preparations Dolly tends to the needs of her diverse tenants including br br Jackie The aspiring actress always puts on an impressive performance br br Kay Dolly s old friend is an accomplished clarinetist and she s hoping they ll make sweet music together br br Arlene She s a buxom theater designer with some very dramatic secrets br br Ramona The former bad girl is back in Bay City and making tongues wag again br br When the high spirited residents learn of a scheme to shut down their beloved rooming house they rally together to raise funds Can a Christmas variety show save the only home Dolly has ever known And will she finally find the perfect girl to occupy her heart


Daughters of Darkness: Lesbian Vampire Stories

Collects modern lesbian vampire stories including LeFanu s Carmilla Pat Calfia s Vampire and Katherine V Forrest s O Captain My Captain