In Remembrance: Barbara Grier

Barbara Grier, publisher, activist, archivist and lesbian-feminist hellraiser, died November 10th in Tallahassee, Florida, where she had lived for years with her partner of four decades, Donna McBride. She was 78.

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My First Queer Book? 'Curious Wine'

At seventeen, I had a penchant for cherry lip-gloss and making fun of dykes who wore boys’ clothes. Then a teacher lent me a worn green paperback. “Just read it,” she said. At three the next morning, I’d finished Katherine V. Forrest’s Curious Wine (The Naiad Press), and was sobbing on my floor. Loving another… read more