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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.”

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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.”

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.

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.”

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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.

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