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On the Closing of the Last Lesbian Bar in San Francisco: What the Demise of the Lex Tells Us About Gentrification

Jen Jack Gieseking | Posted 10.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Jen Jack Gieseking

The only bar dedicated to serving lesbians in San Francisco, the Lexington Club, announced that it is closing after 18 years. You may be shocked that the bar is closing and/or that there is only one lesbian bar in that gay metropolis. As a researcher of lesbian-queer spaces and economies, I am not surprised at all.

How a Feminist Lens Failed Me

Andreea Nica | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Andreea Nica

You see, when it came to women, I didn't have a clear standard to measure their advances. I couldn't reconcile the fact that these were women. Our culture teaches us how to defend ourselves against male aggressors but these same-sex threats were too alien.

Gay Community's Rosa Parks Faces Death, Impoverished and Alone

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

I know dementia. My father and grandmother both died with it. But they had both resources and families to protect them - and neither were living cul...

Where The Girls Are: Star Gaze Is Gone, But There Are More Lesbian Bars To Choose From

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's a little after 10pm on Saturday night, and two fresh-faced girls are belting out Def Leppard's "Pour Some Sugar On Me" at Spyners Pub. A handful ...