January 21, 2013
Ashley Linder on the mic

Laughing Matters

Behind the scenes with three local lesbian stand-up comics

By Tiffany Mott-Smith For as long as I can remember, I have loved stand-up. The first time I saw Margaret Cho, Doug Stanhope, and Eddie Izzard, I was laughing so hard that I didn’t care if I never caught my breath again!
January 12, 2013

BARE Women’s Party Celebrates Four Years

How the Ladies of LURe strengthen the D.C. community

By Katy Ray What began as a conversation over drinks at a venue on 17th Street has become one of the most talked about social events on the Washington, D.C., lesbian calendar. Once a month, the Ladies of LURe host BARE, a women’s party that packs Cobalt time and time again, with its diverse themes, great music, and celebrity guests.
December 19, 2012
Can We Queer a Butch? Tagg Magazine

Can We Queer a ‘Butch’?

Review of Butch by Kanithea Powell

by Kelsey Brannan The definition of the term butch is an often-contested word within the LBTQ community. More often than not, the definitions of butch are driven by appearance, such as the "soft-butch," the wo(man) that displays hints of masculinity, such as short-hair, and the "stone-cold" butch, a (wo)man that exhibits a strong masculine build.
December 3, 2012
fourweddings ceremony

Lesbian Couple to Appear on TLC’s “Four Weddings”

after the honeymoon On Thursday, December 6, TLC will air its weekly program "Four Weddings". The premise remains the same. Four brides attend and score one another's weddings. There is only one winner, and that winner receives an all expenses paid honeymoon.