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Startling Poetry: for the Streetcar

for the Streetcar by Jewelle Gomez

Today I saw Desire
darkly painted steel, hard bells
wheels and unseen motivation.

In the morning traffic she is thick… 62 more words


{Book Attraction} In the Life and in the Spirit : Homoerotic Spirituality in African American Literature by: Marlon Rachquel Moore

Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith.

Taking up the perceived tensions between the LGBTQ community and religious African Americans, Marlon Rachquel Moore examines how strategies of antihomophobic resistance dovetail into broader literary and cultural concerns. 102 more words

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“Saint Louis, 1990” by Jewelle Gomez from Night Shadows: Queer Horror (Bold Strokes Books 2012). Edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann.

“Gilda was more than alive.” 454 more words


Short Stories 365/252

“Storyville 1910” by Jewelle Gomez from Saints & Sinners 2010: New Fiction from the Festival (Queer Mojo).

We’re taking a small detour because the next story up in… 350 more words


Blue Is the Warmest Color (La vie d'Adèle), directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, adapted from the graphic novel Le Bleu est une couleur chaude, by Julie Maroh

Are the sex scenes in Blue Is the Warmest Color too long? Are they an appropriation of lesbian sexuality for the viewing pleasure of the general public? 574 more words


Danika reviews The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez

This October I decided that I wanted to devote some time to Halloween reads. My top pick was a lesbian vampire classic (no, not that one… 429 more words

Lesbrary Reviews

Fusion Film- Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

Alice Walker: Beauty In Truth is a feature documentary film which tells the compelling story of an extraordinary woman’s journey from her birth in a paper-thin shack in cotton fields of Putnam County, Georgia to her recognition as a key writer of the 20th Century. 66 more words

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