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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.

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.

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.

History of Lesbian Avengers Chronicled in "Eating Fire"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
Kelly Cogswell’s "Eating Fire" is one of the first in-depth memoirs of its kind to deal with the Lesbian Avengers, an organization that began in New York 20 years ago, and then spread to 60 chapters all over the U.S. and Canada.

The Fortunate One: Fortune Feimster Plays Beantown

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
Southern comedian Fortune Feimster made a big splash as a semi-finalist on "Last Comic Standing," and landed a gig as a writer/performer on the E! Network’s popular late-night show, "Chelsea Lately."

French Bus Driver Fired for Spraying Lesbian Couple With Water

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
A French public bus driver has been fired after spraying water on a young lesbian couple for kissing.

Fenway Women’s Health Screens "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 24, 2014
In honor of Women’s History Month, the LOCS Collective Inc. has partnered up with Fenway Women’s Health and Reel Sisters to screening "Audre Lorde - The Berlin Years 1984-1992" on March 29 in Boston.