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

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

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

Lesbian Book Review – Angel Food and Devil Dog: A Maggy Gale Mystery – Liz Bradbury

Review by Jeanette Nelson I was intrigued by our lesbian heroine, Maggy Gale, and her qualifications. At the age of 37 she has acquired and accomplished so much. She has an arts degree and then rose to the rank of leiutenant in the police department. Read more

Mrs Gaugin’s Pool Parlour

Some friends and I were at the All India Sweets restaurant on New Years Eve, prior to going to the Dreamweaver women’s dance at the Coast Plaza on Denman for a little end of year dancing. At All India we were greeted by a doorman Read more

Hate the Bigotry, Love the Person.

I think I have some insight into the bigotted actions of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons), now. I’m Facebook friends with more Mormons than any lesbian normally is, as my wife’s family are about half Mormon. I’ve attended Read more

November Editorial – California Marriage & Olivia Cruises

The wife and I got back from an Olivia Cruise to Mexico a few weeks ago (more on that later). The ship sailed from San Diego, and Olivia organized a party the night before, which doubled as a wedding reception for the 50 couples that Read more