Latest News

Portrait of Stormé DeLarverie

Harper’s Magazine Claims They Can Change Stormé DeLarverie to a “He”

“Harper’s Magazine is not only ‘comfortable’ with ‘the decision’ to reinvent Stormé as a ‘he,’ they’re comfortable with any distress it causes the lesbian community that surrounded Stormé while she was alive… The very people she spent her life protecting.”

Day of The Girl—A Letter from Future You

Dear girl,‬ ‪You like super heroes, not dolls. You want to dress like the prince, not the princess. You play inventor and build things, you

No Child is Born in the Wrong Body

“That confusion impacts children…who are statistically more likely to grow up to be [LGB] adults….telling a child that he or she was born in the wrong body pathologizes ‘gender non-conforming’ behavior…”

Nosy Be, Madagascar

Returning Home to Madagascar

“I’ve struggled for weeks about whether to write this, because Madagascar is my home. I’d love to just talk about the sweet breeze, the little islands, the dugout-boats, the lemurs and the giant turtles— But creating change has to start here.”

butch femme lesbian couple in the closet

Anonymous Letter From a Terrified Lesbian

“I’ve never felt as shouted down, ignored, and targeted as a lesbian *within* our supposed GLBT community as I have over the past couple of years.”

Jennie Hodgers Bravely Defied Sexist Norms — Honoring Albert Cashier

“Jennie Hodgers, aka Albert Cashier, is a symbol of defiance and bravery—She dreamed bigger than the world would allow. Rewriting Jennie Hodgers as a “man,” does a great disservice to her legacy, and erases the sexism that led her to make the choices she did.”

Marsha Johnson

Honoring a Queen—The Marsha Johnson Story

“Marsha Johnson, aka Malcolm, was a self-proclaimed gay man, drag queen, transvestite, until his death in 1992… So how did Johnson’s story come to be so drastically revised?”

Chiara Canaan Pique Resilience Project

Girlhood Interrupted—Path of Desistance

“The view from my window is of the house next door, and a little winding road that leads to a local co-op… I wish my life, like this view, could’ve been so simple.”

The Betty Effect

Interview with: The BETTY Effect

“Each of the three of us started our activism in early childhood, so it’s as natural as flopping out of bed in the morning.” —Alyson Palmer

The Segregation of Girl-Meets-Girl —Publishing a Lesbian Novel

We live in a world where we’re constantly fed media images, T.V. shows and movies, with straight protagonists and straight love stories. My life was rarely represented as more than a cliche or a punchline. After a while you start to wonder if this world is a place where you really belong.

No Child is Born in the Wrong Body

“That confusion impacts children…who are statistically more likely to grow up to be [LGB] adults….telling a child that he or she was born in the wrong body pathologizes ‘gender non-conforming’ behavior…”

Read More
Nosy Be, Madagascar

Returning Home to Madagascar

“I’ve struggled for weeks about whether to write this, because Madagascar is my home. I’d love to just talk about the sweet breeze, the little islands, the dugout-boats, the lemurs and the giant turtles— But creating change has to start here.”

Read More
The Betty Effect

Interview with: The BETTY Effect

“Each of the three of us started our activism in early childhood, so it’s as natural as flopping out of bed in the morning.” —Alyson Palmer

Read More

The Segregation of Girl-Meets-Girl —Publishing a Lesbian Novel

We live in a world where we’re constantly fed media images, T.V. shows and movies, with straight protagonists and straight love stories. My life was rarely represented as more than a cliche or a punchline. After a while you start to wonder if this world is a place where you really belong.

Read More