Author Archives: Avery Cassell
Unspeakably Erotic: Lesbian Kink is a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and the National Leather Association-International finalists in the Samois Anthology Award. What amazing honors! Unspeakably Erotic: Lesbian Kink, edited by DL King. Contributors to this anthology of hot lesbian … Continue reading
I finally got around to watching Let It Come Down: The Life of Paul Bowles, directed by Jennifer Baichwal. I wanted to watch it because I’d heard that there was an interview in it with Cherifa (Amina Bakalia), writer Jane Bowles’ Moroccan butch … Continue reading
Although it’s never really left completely, butch identity is making a glorious comeback. Mia Jagpal and Telus Storyhive presents this documentary video about SD Holman and the making of her groundbreaking, gorgeous, photographic book, BUTCH: Not Like the Other Girls.
Gladys Bentley AKA Bobbie Bentley, 1907 – 1960, USA. (Biography from the Butch Lesbians Coloring Book series) Gladys Bentley was a renowned blues singer during the 1920s and 30s, a pianist and entertainer during the Harlem Renaissance. Gladys played piano … Continue reading
We did it; we submitted our little short to the Frameline Film Festival! Hopefully, you’ll see the gang on the big screen this summer during Pride week. We got to thinking, what if Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein threw … Continue reading