Calling all feminist writers, poets and artists: the We’Moon call for submissions for the 2016 calendar is out! This is your chance to show the world your dynamic creations, your chance to inspire the next generation of feminists.
Lesbian writers, historical and contemporary, who write of love and life.
Lorraine Hansberry swept the American dramatic world with her poetic dramas, and continues to exert immense influence on the position of lesbian lovers in American society. This duality is nowhere more apparent than in “The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window”, a very powerful play of prejudice, politics and ideals.
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Dear Ms. Jeanette Winterson, (for I know not whether to address you “O magnificent writer/ poet of romantic lesbian tales” or The Great Deceiver), You tricked me. You played with my emotions. You led me down a garden path of supreme romance. And then you threw a bowling ball in my gut. It hurt. I […]
Once in a while I feel inspired to write a little love poem , and that indeed happened when I read Cynthia Rucryst’s charming love story in her book “In Each Darkness”. The Women’s Movement of the late 20th century is one of those landmark times in herstory, a time when women stepped forward to […]
Sarah Orne Jewett wrote stories for a living, but truly was a poet at heart. Her stories were criticized as being too sweet, too shallow, too domestic. Yet, it was just those qualities that made her a good poet. (I hesitate to call her “great”, but she was “good”.) The Lesbian Question for Sarah Orne […]
Audre Lorde would be the first to tell us that she was all of her components: black, lesbian, poet, writer, activist, organizer, educator, as well as a wife, mother, sister and friend. She is also one of the prominent women of the 2oth century who helped define women’s sensuality. Lorde once unabashedly declared that “We’re […]
Oh dear. I’ve been pondering putting together some of my lesbian love poems into a little book to be titled “Sausalito Sunrise” and I am stumped. I honestly don’t think they are very good, but they are certainly better than I thought they would be when I began writing a few months ago. I think […]