Lesbian Quarterly

New to strap on sex? Here’s what you need to know.

New to strap on sex? Here’s what you need to know.

LQ’s editor did a guest article for What’s on Queer BC about strap on sex. Here’s an excerpt and link to the full story. A woman friend asked me recently for advice about buying a dildo and harness for strap on sex. Good harnesses and […]

Bushy Park – lesbian country band in Vancouver BC

Bushy Park – lesbian country band in Vancouver BC

Bushy Park sings country songs about dykes Country music is a style of music based on stories about regular people’s lives. Lesbians are regular people, but there are very few country songs about us.  The women of Bushy Park take country songs old and new […]

5 tips for finding your perfect lesbian partner

5 tips for finding your perfect lesbian partner

My hope was that through the magic of science, I could figure out how to make good choices. How to find and love women who would be steady eddies, loving, stable, loyal, affectionate, and sexy as Xena to boot. Here’s what I learned, from this book (and a few others….), adapted here to be of help to single lesbians.

Travel Trips for Women

Tripsista is a website that promotes women’s destinations and travel. They seem to have a great offering of events if you’re ever looking for a sun holiday or retreat that is by for and about women. I generally want to travel to places that are […]

She’s Just Not That Into You –  for Lesbians

She’s Just Not That Into You –  for Lesbians

Based loosely on the wisdom according to Greg of “He’s Just Not That Into You” fame, and updated with almost 30 years of lesbian community experience, here’s my lesbian version.

How to tie and buy a butch bow tie

How to tie and buy a butch bow tie

by Sophia Kelly (c) Lesbian Quarterly I bought my genderqueer girlfriend a silk bow tie for Christmas. It looks fabulous – green silk with a nice subtle pattern on it and super classy. For extra difficulty I bought it while visiting Calgary, which if you […]

Tantra for Lesbians – Valentine’s day gifts and activities

Tantra for Lesbians – Valentine’s day gifts and activities

By Sophia Kelly (c) Lesbian Quarterly Most resources for learning tantra are extremely hetero-normative.  All the exercises and and practice assume that everyone is in opposite sex, opposite gender pair and that all the women involved are interested in connecting with their ‘inner feminine’.  It […]

Up to Date Lesbian Agenda for BC

Up to Date Lesbian Agenda for BC

Long time readers will recall the print and later the web versions of the Lesbian Agenda. This resource took a lot of work to keep comprehensive and up to date and I’m so glad to have found a resource with all the information lesbians need […]

What are your favourite women (and lesbian) owned businesses in or near Vancouver?

What are your favourite women (and lesbian) owned businesses in or near Vancouver?

A Statistics Canada study released in March of this year found that women in Canada still earn only 87 cents for every dollar a man earns. The way I see it, women are my team, and that it’s a good thing to support one another. […]

Vancouver – Same-Sex Country Dancing Thursday Nights

Vancouver – Same-Sex Country Dancing Thursday Nights

I’ve been going for several years to Timberline Dance – it’s two step and line dancing attended by mostly gay men, and some lesbian and straight women. Super friendly, like a country dance in a small gay town.