Welcome to Girlfriends magazine, the number one lesbian monthly. We cover culture, politics, and entertainment from a lesbian perspective, and you can get all of our great monthly content by subscribing to the print magazine. For example, here’s what you’ll find in the issue on newsstands now:
L.A. IN THE DAY
To celebrate Women's History Month, we present an excerpt from Lillian Faderman's book Gay L.A., on that city's mid-century nightlife— and its dangers by day
March marks the start of party season for dykes, especially with The Dinah in Palm Springs. We've got the White Party look for your first spring fling
Queer as Life
“My girlfriend isn't as hot as she used to be, and our sex life is suffering. ”
GIVE IT UP
Your 'hood is your home, so do unto others, as a volunteer, as you would do unto yourself
Melissa Regan takes accessorizing to a whole new level
"My partner is in a sticky credit situation. "
NUTS AND BOLTS
"How can I survive a roadside emergency? "
ASK DR. DYKE
"I just got diagnosed with HPV, and I'm scared. "
BUBBLY ON BOARD
Wine touring through Canada's Okanagan region
A stroll down New York City's gritty, dyke-filled streets
Your tours and vacations calendar
Check It Out Jude Schell, author of Lesbian Sex 101 is pretty sexy herself; Jenny Shimizu's tabloid flip-flops over Angelina Jolie; a new book of Reading Women; trying to keep Brokeback Mountain in the closet; golf hottie Jennifer Rosales; spunky accessories from The World According to Jess; Susie Bright and the new wave of lesbian podcasters; and more
TELEVISION: Bad Girls; Gays on Strike; and a preview of Showtime's next season of Weeds
FILM AND DVD: Gypo tackles British social tensions; ER’s fourth season on DVD; The Journey; a new compilation of lesbian short films; plus what’s queer at Sundance
MUSIC: Tender Forever’s Soft and the Hardcore; La Bruja’s intoxicating Brujalicious; Anne Stott; Bette Midler Sings The Peggy Lee Songbook; plus a profile of Cyndi Lauper
BOOKS: T Cooper’s angry Lipshitz Six; Pedagogies of Crossing; Ivan Coyote’s Loose End; plus a conversation with Michelle Tea about her latest, Rose of No Man’s Land
Letters to the Editor
Drawn That Way
On the Cover:
Club Skirts bartender Briana (right) will be white-ing out in Lux at The Dinah this month; Ryan's in L.A.M.B.'s printed tank and a Zara skirt.
photographed by Michelle Blioux