In my life I've collected mothers like charms on a bracelet each charm weighing heavily on my wrist.
Emptying a vial of sperm into yourself isn't romantic. Even if the hand of the person doing the emptying is the hand of your beloved, the person who's promised to love you forever, who alone knows the words you say to yourself when you trip down the stairs.
Celebrating Year Five in "Sin City," the hottest women in the world are taking off to "The Strip!" Girl Bar.
That night it was like I had eighteen thousand friends surrounding me. The music lifted me and the people carried me to a place where I felt like people like me were loved.
I had a choice to make; stay with her and live with the broken window, or extricate myself now while the extricating is still rather easy. I chose the former.
In the wake of the Toby Turner scandal, women in the online community are under even closer scrutiny than usual -- so it was refreshing to get some in...
I typically agree with much of what David Brooks has to say. However, I'm afraid that he was way off the mark with his article "How Covenants Make Us." Demographic diversity in the United States is a good thing. The problem has to do with the lack of integration and assimilation of demographically diverse communities.
On that night in 1982, who would have imagined Sinister Wisdom, then seven years old, would still be publishing the best in lesbian literature, art, and culture over thirty years later?
So I guess I will take a lavender and Epsom salt bath, and listen to some old slow jazz and just be grateful for what I do have -- my daughter, my puppy, my friends who love me even so; and send my wish for love up to the stars.
Calling forth an identity -- speaking as a lesbian, as a femme lesbian, as a Jew, as a feminist, as a woman, as a person committed to social justice, as a queer -- requires imagination and courage. Identities name each of us individually and call to others to share in how we understand ourselves in the world.
Lesbians actually think for themselves, and a lot of them think Bernie voices their vision of America. Even though he has no vagina and they really like vaginas. Because life, it turns out, is not just divided by genitalia.
Darling: long have i waited for you to arrive.
I have learned that sacred places are all around me and most importantly within me.
Now a full-fledged pop-rock phenom, King is taking a different route than the musical stars she grew up hearing on radio. She hopes the authenticity of her music, and decision to lyrically bask in her own imperfections, make her more "relatable" than most of her contemporaries.
The people of North Carolina have not taken our state leaders' massive overreaches lightly. We have stood up, time and time again, against the hateful legislation that our state has passed, and we have watched as courts have rightfully declared those laws unconstitutional.
This morning I woke up feeling fractured and fragile due to a loss of heart-wrenching proportions, which added to my already bottomless pit of sadness at being left once again -- as Gilbert O'Sullivan sang: "Alone Again, Naturally."