Who's Afraid of Sexy Women?

I remember this moment when I was much younger, about eight or nine, at my grandma’s house. We were watching a movie with a woman singing in a bright blue dress made of tiny blue sequins. Her hair was brushed back, smooth like caramel, and I remember thinking that she was very pretty. A crowd… read more

Listen to the 2006 Jane Rule Interview with Women-Stirred Radio

“…THE FIRST FAN MAIL I HAD WAS ALMOST ALWAYS FROM PEOPLE WHO FELT VERY ISOLATED AND VERY UNKNOWN…AS THE YEARS WENT ON I MUCH MORE OFTEN GOT RATHER JOYFUL LETTERS SAYING THANK YOU FOR ALL THE WORK YOU’VE DONE AND HOW MUCH EASIER YOU’VE MADE MY LIFE.” Author Jane Rule is best known for her… read more

'Taking My Life' by Jane Rule

Jane Rule is arguably the most significant lesbian writer of the twentieth century. If it were left to me as final arbiter, it would not even be arguable.  Rule’s first novel, Desert of the Heart (Talonbooks: 1964), and its film Desert Hearts (1985), remain iconic in lesbian culture.  Memory Board (Naiad Press: 1987) is easily the… read more

21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards

LGBT Anthologies | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more