Though forgotten to many, Bela Lugosi's Dracula had a follow-up, a sequel of sorts, that was not only quite romantic, but romantically progressive in that it used vampirism as a conceit to explore homosexuality in the 30s.
The author of Stone Butch Blues, one of the only depictions of masculine lesbian life to cross over into mainstream popularity, succumbed to Lyme disease on November 15.
Almost every day, the Russian government releases new laws and government statements that make queer Russians’ lives more and more difficult—if not next to impossible. Right now, I’m a Russian lesbian visiting relatives in Russia. To survive the past...