I’m not butch. Androgynous, maybe. Not femme, but not butch either. I’ve never been a fan of the binary. It’s generational, I think. I remember sitting in Queer Studies courses and dismissing butch/femme dynamics. We all did. Sure there was the issue of imitating heteronormativity, but it was more than that. It seemed like some… Read More Butch as in not you
It’s no secret that I enjoy my trips to York and, while my overall political views shouldn’t come as a surprise to many people, it’s not often that I write about my party political involvement. I joined the Liberal Democrats in 2009, after being a (mostly quiet) supporter for a good while. It all came… Read More Talking Politics in York
Readers of romance, including lesfic, are intimately familiar with the phrase ‘happily ever after’. It’s a universal concept that weaves its way through just about every romance novel, even the angsty ones that rip a reader’s heart out before shoving it back into her chest. Every question is answered. A majority of the issues or… Read More Happily Ever After by KD Williamson
Hi! Andi is off the grid (back next week), so I thought I’d just sneak in and drop some links to our podcast. We record a weekly recap that goes up on Sundays. And, speaking of podcasts, I do another one with Blythe Rippon called Badass Women Save Themselves. It’s all about feminist and queer… Read More Podcast Geekery
…but I am her friend. Today, she’s taking care of family business, so you get me instead. Normally on Thursdays, y’all get some sort of impressive insight into life and the creative process. That’s not happening today. Instead, I’d like to share my favorite books by some of my fellow Women and Words authors. Andi… Read More I’m not R.G. Emanuelle…
Have you noticed the problems and anxieties created by POTUS are not going away? Pundits speculated that once the newly elected President took office he would surely become “Presidential” even though he gave no indication of being Presidential during the campaign. It was inconceivable to most people that he would continue his campaign behavior. We… Read More Flooding by Angela Grace
So this post isn’t necessarily about words, although it is about women. Well, I guess I’m using words to write, so words are involved after all. I’ve fled 7 degrees above zero and snow in back Minnesota for the slightly humid, balmy warmth of Orlando. Yeah, hello spring break! I’m down here with my usual… Read More Nothing Like a Little Disney to Warm a Minnesotan’s Heart!