Extraordinary women – Sophia Yakovlevna Parnokh – Russia’s Sapho

  “Dedicated to N.P.P. I’m drunk on your wild caresses, You’ve driven me crazy for you… Just tell me I’ve only been dreaming So I can believe that it’s true. No, you want to torment me forever – Why shouldn’t you play and have fun; And smiling, you answer, carefree, “We won’t do again what... Continue Reading →


Women Who Kill – the queer movie

“Do people always fall in love with things they can't have?' 'Always,' Carol said, smiling, too.” ― Patricia Highsmith, The Price of Salt. ============================================== Women Who Kill sounds like a bad documentary on Netflix…and in some ways it’s meant to sound that way. But I’ll get to that. To start with, the film is genre... Continue Reading →

Frieda Belinfante – but I was a girl

This us the story of Frieda Belinfante (1904-1995), a remarkable woman who was the first female conductor to have her own symphony orchestra in Holland and later in Orange County, United States. Controversial, because of her homosexuality she shows a remarkably strong and positive will in everything she does. Born in a family of musicians... Continue Reading →

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