Category Archives: Erotica & Gender

Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein Throw a Holiday Potluck

We got to thinking, what if Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein threw a holiday potluck, inviting a dreamy guest list of dykes from the 20s and 30s (plus a guest appearance by a snoozing Ernest Hemingway)? Presenting…. The Butch … Continue reading

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Finding Lucky, Part III

I’m sorry it’s been so long. I started writing Part III once and then ditched it. This is the second attempt. Everything is fine between us, or at least as fine as possible in this turbulent environmental and political climate. … Continue reading

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Finding Lucky, Part II

I read the Facebook group description, wondered if I qualified; genderqueer and transmasculine folks were not mentioned in the group description, just butches. I worried that the fact that I took testosterone would be a detriment, so I politely and … Continue reading

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Finding Lucky, Part I

This is where I admit the truth. I wrote my queer erotic romance novel, Behrouz Gets Lucky on a whim and a prayer. Behrouz is loosely based upon myself. No, that’s not true. In the most important ways, Behrouz fits … Continue reading

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The Vocabulary of BDSM: playing the scene

I’m a 62-year-old cranky pants. If I had a cane, I’d whack all the young whippersnappers with it, grumbling all the way. This natural tendency towards being a tweedy curmudgeon is exasperated by many mannerisms including underuse of the Oxford … Continue reading

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