Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fact and Fiction: Emma Donoghue and Meredith Baxter

A short post for a short week: Check out this great albeit brief interview with Emma Donoghue on love triangles, unforgettable lesbian baddies, and the publication of Room. Good stuff. Now, for an unforgettable lesbian of a different stripe: Meredith … Continue reading

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I Know My Own Heart: Anne Lister and Terry Galloway

In honor of Valentine’s week, an ode to a woman who loved madly and deeply and had “the sexual ethics of a bonobo,” to quote Emma Donoghue. So, Anne Lister (1791- 1840) may not have made the best girlfriend in … Continue reading

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Mean What You Say: Bitch Magazine’s 100 Young Adult Books for the Feminist Reader

Two important insights this week: 1) There are a lot of great YA books out there (I know, I know, stop me if you’ve heard this one before) and I love a good reading list (ok, that’s 2 already but … Continue reading

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Every Time You Point: Feminist bookstores, Carrie Brownstein, and Portlandia

It’s been one of those weeks. After cursing the skies for much of it, I needed a laugh and, no, that rude boy taking a tumble on the ice in front of the coffee shop wasn’t going to cut it. … Continue reading

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