PDF’s of print versions of LQ 2004-2006

PDF’s of print versions of LQ 2004-2006

The first Lesbian Quarterly came out of a lesbian entrepreneur’s group in 2004, and was the brainchild of Sophia Kelly. The magazine profiled members of that group and was intended as a way to make women in the community aware of the lesbian-owned businesses they Read more

Let’s Marae!

by Mary Meriam

My nearest, my queerest,
my conjugal dearest,
my closest, my mostest,
what shall I call you?
click link above to read more of this poem..

NaNoWriMo Winner

Some of you may have read the post I made during November when I was in the middle of writing a 50,000 word novel.. I completed that task, with a day to spare, which qualified me as a National Novel Writing Month winner. www.nanowrimo.org The Read more

Lesbian Poetry – Eons Ago

This poem was submitted by Cherilyn Fry. Copyright Cherilyn Fry, Nov 1 2009 Eons Ago a past where womyn lived as the female head of tribal lineage welding marked ability to act with strength, to uphold justice, and were given to the healing arts of Read more

NaNoWriMo – National (lesbian) Novel Writing Month

Latest word count: 7177  (41,833 words to go…) I’m writing a novel for National Novel Writing Month. I’ve decided to do it here, and will be adding to this post throughout the month. The task is to write 50,000 words between November 1-30th. We’re not Read more

Local Lesbian Band Sugarbeach releases new album

Here’s a message from Marlee and Tully: “Our new album “Not Deserted” has just been released worldwide! To hear our online CD release and interview with the lovely Len Rogers in Virginia, USA, go to http://www.rainbowworldradio.com (till Sept 15) Get yourself a cuppa (Aussie for Read more

Mary Kathryn Arnold – The Girls They Speak in Spanish

  Mary Kathryn Arnold is a Nova Scotian lesbian from Halifax. Editor of Rhythm Poetry Magazine, her poetry has appeared in The Antigonish Review, The New Compass, Mezzo Cammin, The Fiddlehead, and is forthcoming in If Poetry Journal. The Girls They Speak in Spanish for Read more

Lesbians and Bicycles

Excerpts from : Subjects of the Visual Arts: Bicycles by Carla Williams / Taisau “Bicycles, introduced in Europe around 1863, were the first democratic means of transportation. In practical terms, bicycles eliminated the reliance on the horse and buggy. The “Golden Age” of bicycles came Read more

Pride Parade Basics for Straight-Run Companies and Organizations

Rainbows for Beginners Pride season is in the air. Last year I wrote a post-pride advice guide for straight people hosting floats in the parade. It seems like time to bring it to the surface again, in the hopes that companies wishing to market to Read more

Why Lesbians Should Vote for STV

On May 12th, British Columbian voters will be asked the following question when we vote: Which electoral system should British Columbia use to elect members to the Provincial Legislative Assembly? The existing electoral system (First-past-the-post) The single transferable vote system (BC-STV) proposed by the BC Citizen’s Read more