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 Extraordinary women – Sophia Yakovlevna Parnokh – Russia’s Sapho

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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 Women Who Kill – the queer movie

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 Frieda Belinfante – but I was a girl

If you could be mine by Sara Farizan

  What can a lesbian young girl do in Iran ? How can she live, love and make a living without marring? Sahar is 17 years old, her mother dies and she lives with her depressed father and above all, she is in love with her best friend, who happens to be a girl : … Continue reading If you could be mine by Sara Farizan