Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (Or QWOCMAP, which is a really fun acronym to pronounce) is hosting their 7th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival this weekend, June 10, 11, and 12, at the Brava Theater in San Francisco. The Arts Project provides free 16-week workshops to make filmmaking more accessible to be used “as an art form and activist tool.” By supporting civic engagement and promoting visibility of the community QWOCMAP works to ... Read More
Author Diana Spechler performed Saturday night at The Liar Show in Manhattan. Of the four storytellers, Diana was the only female performer. She told a story that she had previously published in the NY Times, about an ex-boyfriend who was slated to star in a reality show called Arranged Marriage. I read the story before attending the show. Spechler’s writing is funny and self-aware, and I thought that the outrageousness of the story would play well in front ... Read More
Candy Rain, a porn magazine made by women for women “who love the d and know that there’s nothing sexier than humor,” is celebrating the release of their second issue! There will be performances by Johnny Nelson and Ease DaMan, as well as burlesque by Miss Spoke, and the 3rd Candy Rain WETdude Contest. There's even going to be a raffle featuring tons of cool prizes like a Halcyon gift certificate, knitting lessons from La Casita Yarn Café, ... Read More

Got a roommate horror story?

BY Lisa in General |

Ladies, do you want to bitch about your roommate? I want to hear it. We’re working on a story about all the ways living with other girls can go south, so if you’ve had a bad roomie situation (whether it involves significant other overstaying their welcome, weird neuroses about borrowing stuff, chore-splitting disasters), please share your story (I promise not to use your real names). But it’s not only the dirt I want. If you’ve been able to ... Read More
    "We did not break the law. We were not driving on the road,” one Saudi woman said after being arrested for practicing her driving skills. Today five women were arrested for driving in three cars in an empty lot in the Hettein district in Saudi Arabia when two police officers arrived to detain them. Next week a nation-wide protest by women who oppose the ban against female drivers will take place in the country. In Saudi Arabia there is no ... Read More