Riot Girls: Shelley Silas breathes new life into the 1928 trial of Radclyffe Hall

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“We need to be constantly reminded and remind others not to be complacent. We’re living in troubling times” BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE BBC RADIO 4. Looking for something lovely to fill your ears with this weekend? You’ve come to the right place. London-based playwright Shelley Silas has, with the help of a handful of similarly talented women, [….]

The lipstick life 5: “You’re not gay”

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Welcome to femme invisibility. BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE BY KEVIN KOZICKI The lighting is dim and the wine is flowing. A candle flickers in between us and I feel a rush of anticipation as my leg brushes Pearl’s underneath the table. We gaze at each other, full of desire. A voice says, “You have beautiful eyes”. It [….]

Browse LGBT+ History Month’s brand spankin’ website

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A fresh lick of (digital) paint for the online resource ahead of February’s jam-packed calendar BY ERIN MANIATOPOULOS. IMAGE THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION. Today, activist and founder of LGBT+ History Month, Professor Sue Sanders, tweeted LGBTHM’s newly launched website lgbthistorymonth.org.uk ahead of February’s rainbowlicious roster of events, and people – there’s so much on there. Aiming [….]

Lesbian Visibility Week: Raising awareness, understanding and support for LGBTQI women

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The first ever Lesbian Visibility Week will take place in April 2020 BY LINDA RILEY Introducing the Inaugural Lesbian Visibility Week, supported by DIVA Media Group. Lesbian Visibility Day has been recognised since 2008, but this year DIVA Media Group wanted to build on this, running a dedicated week to Lesbian Visibility from 20 April [….]

HAYLEY KIYOKO: New music video for She is a throwback to teenage Hayley

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Lesbian Jesus is back with a single about her days as a closeted teen BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA YOUTUBE Following in the footsteps of some of our fave bicons, Dodie and Harry Styles, Lesbian Jesus herself has a single called She.  After a string of new songs, She comes as the first official single [….]

It’s coming: Season two of Generation Q

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Showtime confirm there *will* be a second series of The L Word Generation Q BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE YOUTUBE/SHOWTIME. Showtime are dropping all of the mics on social today as the channel confirm there will be a second series of The L Word Generation Q. Writing on Twitter, the @SHO_TheLWord account tweeted, “I just can’t [….]

The lipstick life 4: The perils of kissing

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At the end of every passionate embrace I wonder, “Have I ruined my lipstick?” BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE VIA BROADLY, THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION This wouldn’t be a very good column about the trials and tribulations of being a lipstick lesbian if I didn’t mention the rather obvious problem of actual lipstick. My first kiss [….]