Remembering Harper Lee

Lee told us things were not as they seemed and that was the overarching premise of To Kill a Mockingbird that turned it into one of America’s most iconic novels… read more

In Remembrance: Jeanne Córdova

“Even as she was dying, Córdova wanted to publicly thank us, lesbians. We owe her such a debt over these many years, thank you hardly seems enough.”… read more

In Remembrance: Justin Chin

Chin was funny, he was outrageous, he was somber, he was serious, he was lighthearted, and he was vital… read more

'The Uncollected David Rakoff' by David Rakoff

David Rakoff was here. He made us laugh, he made us weep, he made us think. The Uncollected Works are some of his best and some of his not-so-best, but they are all him and as such, to be cherished… read more

A Queer Look at Harper Lee's 'Go Set a Watchman'

The eighty-nine-year-old Lee has long been a lesbian literary icon, and her protagonist, Scout Finch, a.k.a. Jean Louise, has been—along with Carson McCullers’ Frankie Addams in The Member of the Wedding—a girl that every young American lesbian grew up reading… read more

Lesbian Mystery Lammy Finalists

Still catching up on the Lammy finalists? Here are the remaining three finalists in Lesbian Mystery. (You can read my reviews of Slash and Burn by Valerie Bronwen and Acquittal by Anne Laughlin here.) The Old Deep and Dark: A Jane Lawless Mystery by Ellen Hart Over 30 years of writing lesbian mysteries, Ellen Hart has won five Lammys for… read more