Browsing Year 2011

December 2011 – Poet – Eileen Myles

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 About Eileen Myles operates in the art, writing, and queer performance scenes as a kind of observant flaneur. She is a poet, novelist, and performer who has written extensively on art and writing and the cultural scene. She was born in Cambridge, MA in 1949, and graduated from UMass (Boston) in 1971. She came to New York in 1974 to be a poet. Her most recent book

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Book Reviews , Books , Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Books , Poetry

November 2011 – Performer, Writer, TV and Radio Presenter – Amy Lamé

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About Amy Lamé was born and raised in New Jersey. She attended Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland and moved to London in 1992. Working at London's first out and proud lesbian and gay cafe-bar. Lamé quickly became prominent on London’s alternative scene. She has a distinctive look, a chubby glamour-puss with trademark fly-away black-rimmed spectacles

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Celebrities of the month , Comedians , Television

October 2011 – Musician – Sophie B Hawkins

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About Sophie Ballantine Hawkins (born November 1, 1967, in Manhattan, New York City, U.S.) is an American singer, songwriter, musician and painter. Her biggest hits are "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover", "Right Beside You", and "As I Lay Me Down".Hawkins's debut album, Tongues and Tails, was released in 1992. It achieved both worldwide commercial success and critical

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Celebrities of the month , Music

September 2011 – Director -Carolyn Reid

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About Carolyn Reid, Director Jan’s Coming OutCarolyn is an experienced writer, director, camera operator and editorwho recently completed the feature documentary, ‘JAN’S COMING OUT’. Starting out as a stills photographer promoting bands in her native North East, she soon found herself in New York. Teaming up with a host of avant-garde artists, musicians,

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August 2011 – Musicians – O’Hooley and Tidow

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About Between August and November 2009 at their home in Golcar, Huddersfield, Belinda O'Hooley and Heidi Tidow recorded an album, Silent June, which was released on 22 February 2010 to critical acclaim. It was one of MOJO magazine’s Top 10 Folk Albums of 2010 and won 'Best Debut' in the Spiral Awards, organised by Spiral Earth. O'Hooley & Tidow also won the FATEA

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Celebrities of the month , Lesbians of North London , Music

July 2011 – Actress, DJ – Cathy DeBuono

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    LnL Questionnaire Your favourite virtue? integrity Your favourite qualities in a man? honesty, integrity, kindness and directness. Your favourite qualities in a woman? honesty, integrity, kindness and directness. Your main characteristic? authenticity What draws you most to your friends? self awareness and authenticity Given the

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Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Movies , Lesbians of North London

June 2011 – CeLesbian – Jan Walker

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About Jan Walker, star of the new feature length documentary, Jan’s Coming Out was married for 23 years before discovering her true sexuality.  Like many women who ‘come out’ later in life, she didn’t feel comfortable visiting the gay scene, even though she was brave enough to venture out alone onto Manchester’s Canal Street.  Determined to find women like

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May 2011 – Author – Elena Moya

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About Elena is the author of the wonderful new book the 'Olive Groves of Belchite 'Elena Moya grew up in the Mediterranean coastal town of Tarragona, near Barcelona. After graduating in Journalism from the University of Navarre, she worked for El Periodico de Catalunya, and won a Fulbright scholarship to do a Masters in Financial Journalism in the US. Elena settled in

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Book Reviews , Books , Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Books

April 2011 – Comedienne – Zoe Lyons

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About Zoe Lyons is back on the road in 2011 with a brand new show ‘Clownbusting’, her second ever nationwide tour. She has in previous years performed three solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival to critical acclaim. She recently appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. "Always fizzling with indignation and throwing out a hugely enjoyable mix of brutal

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Jan’s Coming Out BFI LGBT Film Festival 2nd April 2011

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We have literally just walked in the door after spending the afternoon at the BFI festival. We were very kindly invited by 'Village Films' to go along and watch their latest film 'Jan's Coming Out' - having seen the preview clip, we were thrilled to bits to be asked. If you haven't seen the preview yet click below: The concept of the film is the story of Jan Walker a

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Gay Films , Lesbian Movies , Lesbians London , Lesbians of North London , Movie Reviews

March 2011 – Author – Tom Robbins

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About Thomas Eugene "Tom" Robbins is an American author. His best-selling novels are serio-comic, often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from carefully researched bizarre facts. He is probably best known for his novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues which was made into a movie in 1993

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Books , Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Books

February 2011 – Actress – Jill Bennett

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About    LnL Questionnaire Your favourite virtue? Loyalty - many claim to have it, but few actually know the meaning of it.  Loyalty means sticking by those you love through anything. Your favourite qualities in a man? Strength, directness and the ability to let something go quickly. Your favourite qualities in a woman? Softness, empathy and the ability

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Celebrities of the month , Lesbian Films , Lesbian Movies , Lesbians of North London

January 2011 – Journalist – Jane Czyzselska

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About Jane joined DIVA magazine when it launched in 1994. Ten years later, she was appointed Editor. Under her watch, DIVA has exploded in popularity to become the biggest selling lesbian publication in Europe. The likes of Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson have graced the cover, making it one of the coolest gay titles on the market. Jane has

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