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The Wholehearted

By Michael Cox | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Stein/Holum Project brings the power of the close-up to the Arts Emerson Jackie Liebergott Black Box in "The Wholehearted." Staged in an intimate setting, it uses video projection to bring the audience closer to Suli Holum’s nuanced performance.

No Military Burial for Wife of 74-Year-Old Lesbian Navy Veteran

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Idaho says it’s a no-go for 74-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Madelynn Taylor to be buried with her wife Jean Mixner’s ashes -- at least not as long as that state continues to ban same-sex marriage.

Boston Lesbian Will Teach Your Dog How to Be Wonderful

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
New to Boston from Maine, dog trainer Elsa Larsen has opened My Wonderful Dog, an Arlington-based company that offers in-home or group dog training.

Less Bangers, More Mash: 20% Rise in Brits Lesbian Encounters

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
A new survey reveals a twenty percent jump in the number of British women who are ’tipping the velvet’ with other ladies.

Stonewall Honors Prominent Women Leaders and Unsung Heroes

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
In a special ceremony on Friday, April 11 at Union Square Ballroom, the Stonewall Community Foundation honored prominent women leaders and unsung heroes who create lasting legacies for the LGBTQ community.

Chicago’s Pride Films Accepts Submissions for Women’s Words Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
Pride Films and Plays is now accepting submissions of new works for the stage and screen for Women’s Words Fest, through May 1.

L.A. Gay Center Salutes 10th Anniversary of "Laughing Matters"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Sunday, April 6, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions will celebrate the 10th anniversary of director Andrew Meyerson’s "Laughing Matters," followed by a panel discussion.

UK Man on Trial for Allegedly Raping Woman to Cure Her of Being Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A man from Yorkley, a village in Gloucestershire, England, is on trial this week for an allegedly attempting to rape a woman in 2012 because he thought it would "cure" her of being lesbian.

"The Foxy Merkins" Comes to Atlanta Film Fest

By Conswella Bennett | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
Merkins are lurkin’ on the streets of Atlanta this week and the public can catch a glimpse during a screening of the much-anticipated lesbian movie, "The Foxy Merkins" at the Atlanta Film Festival on April 3 at The Plaza Theatre.

Lesbian-Only Cemetery Being Inaugurated in Berlin

By Kirsten Grieshaber | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital this weekend.