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At Home in the Big Apple

At Home in the Big Apple

Marie-Claire Martineau and Elaine Comerford make New York City a home away from home for newcomers.

How Lesbians Saved Sarah Silverman

How Lesbians Saved Sarah Silverman

Otep is Nominated for a GLAAD Media Award

Otep is Nominated for a GLAAD Media Award

Frontwoman Otep Shamaya is out and proud in an unlikely music scene.

Angelina Jolie Releases a Tribute Video for Her Late Mother

Angelina Jolie Releases a Tribute Video for Her Late Mother

A moving, bittersweet video celebrates the life of Marcheline Bertrand.

This Earth Day, One Cocktail Equals One Planted Tree

This Earth Day, One Cocktail Equals One Planted Tree

Celebrate the planet with a Treetini from VeeV.

Putting the T in Reality TV

Putting the T in Reality TV

Two new reality shows bring transwomen into the mainstream

A Major Boon for LGBT Boomers

A Major Boon for LGBT Boomers

Federal government recognizes LGBT seniors’ need for support.

Exclusive: Athena Reich's "The Logical Song" Music Video Premiere

Exclusive: Athena Reich's "The Logical Song" Music Video Premiere

OutMusic award winner Athena Reich debuts her new jam.

Lesbian Books for Spring: More Than 150 Fascinating Finds

Lesbian Books for Spring: More Than 150 Fascinating Finds

OK, they're not all lesbian but they have plenty of lezzie interest.

Lilith Fair Returns

Lilith Fair Returns

The pioneering summer music festival is back and bigger than ever.

Amanda Seyfried Locks Lips with Julianne Moore in Chloe

Amanda Seyfried Locks Lips with Julianne Moore in Chloe

4th Annual Women’s Award at Stonewall Recap

4th Annual Women’s Award at Stonewall Recap

Kathy Griffin Goes Lez for Law & Order: SVU

Kathy Griffin Goes Lez for Law & Order: SVU

The outspoken comic and LGBT champion guest stars on tonight's episode of the hit NBC drama and amid lesbian kiss controversy.

How to Come Out in a Job Interview

How to Come Out in a Job Interview

When it comes to the job market coming out can be tricky, here are some expert tips to help make it smoother.

Our Families Count Expands for Census

Our Families Count Expands for Census

Online and offline social networking help spread the word.

New Board Members Join Out & Equal

New Board Members Join Out & Equal

Prodigal Sons Screens in New York City

Prodigal Sons Screens in New York City

The powerful and award-winning documentary by lesbian filmmaker Kim Reed opens wide this month.

Aussie's Lesbian Magazine LOTL Turns 20

Aussie's Lesbian Magazine LOTL Turns 20

Ellen DeGeneres Named Woman of the Year by PETA

Ellen DeGeneres Named Woman of the Year by PETA

Curve Magazine’s 20th Anniversary S.F. Pride Float Design Contest

Curve Magazine’s 20th Anniversary S.F. Pride Float Design Contest

Lesbian Mayor E. Denise Simmons Joins Senate Race

Lesbian Mayor E. Denise Simmons Joins Senate Race

Olympic Lesbians: Who Should We Be Cheering For?

Olympic Lesbians: Who Should We Be Cheering For?

Here are four lesbians to cheer for in Vancouver.

Rolling into Cambria

Rolling into Cambria

WOAR’s annual Women’s Weekend makes for a sweet retreat.

Highlighting Same-Sex Marriage Hypocrisy

Highlighting Same-Sex Marriage Hypocrisy

New York lesbian, Kitty Lambert, marries a stranger to uncover how backward the law really is.

Get Smart with Deborah Pardes

Get Smart with Deborah Pardes

Eradicating ignorance one podcast at a time.

Tool Academy Goes Gay

Tool Academy Goes Gay

The cast of VH1's guilty pleasure Tool Academy introduces a lezzie couple into the dysfunctional mix, for season three.

Punk Like Her

Punk Like Her

Author and musician JD Glass on the intersection of music and writing.

Saying Goodbye to Dollhouse: A Fangirl’s Lament

Saying Goodbye to Dollhouse: A Fangirl’s Lament

Joss Whedon’s innovative sci-fi drama comes to a close.

Warming Up Your Winter Whiskey Style

Warming Up Your Winter Whiskey Style

Five whiskey cocktail recipes guaranteed to please the palate.

Indulge Her This Valentine's Day

Indulge Her This Valentine's Day

Unique gifts you can enjoy together.

Start a Gay-Straight Alliance

Start a Gay-Straight Alliance

Seven simple steps to create a GSA at your school.

One on One with Ana Egge

One on One with Ana Egge

The out musician talks about her new album, growing up and married life.

How Olivia Rocked Our World: A 20th Anniversary of Cruises

How Olivia Rocked Our World: A 20th Anniversary of Cruises

Courtenay Semel: Hollywood's Most Wanted

Courtenay Semel: Hollywood's Most Wanted

The lesbian heiress opened up to Curve in December about celebrity hook ups, tabloid rumors and the love of her life, the now deceased, Casey Johnson.

The LGBT Community Reaches Out to Haiti

The LGBT Community Reaches Out to Haiti

Lesbian Actors, musicians and nonprofit professionals are all showing support of earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.

Remembering Chantal Salkey

Remembering Chantal Salkey

San Francisco lesbians say goodbye to one of our community’s leading figures.

One to Watch

One to Watch

The trailblazing transgender choreographer and dancer Sean Dorsey is honored by "Dance Magazine."

Jane Velez-Mitchell Honored

Jane Velez-Mitchell Honored

HLN's "Issues" host and out lesbian, Jane Velez-Mitchell, accepted the Ruby Award for her work in fighting human trafficking.

Casey Johnson Found Dead

Casey Johnson Found Dead

Lesbian heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune was discovered dead in her Los Angeles home Monday.

The World According to Ferron

The World According to Ferron

The Canadian folk singer dishes on not being defined by lesbianism and playing house with Bitch.

Novels to Start Out the New Year

Novels to Start Out the New Year

Kathi Isserman points us to some of her top picks on the shelves now.

Keeping the Faith

Keeping the Faith

Marianne Faithfull talks punk rock, sexuality and her new album.

2009 OUTMusic Awards Roundup

2009 OUTMusic Awards Roundup

Cold weather and warm voices harmonize at the 2009 OUTMusic Awards.

Portia de Rossi Talks Same-Sex Marriage on "The View"

Portia de Rossi Talks Same-Sex Marriage on "The View"

The "Better Off Ted" actor shares her feeling about marriage and civil rights.

Winter in the Desert: A Holiday Guide to Las Vegas

Winter in the Desert: A Holiday Guide to Las Vegas

Santa Claus Comes Out

Santa Claus Comes Out

A new hilarious play unveils the truth about jolly old Saint Nick and what really makes the Yuletide gay.

Marriage Equality Rejected in New York State

Marriage Equality Rejected in New York State

A bill that would have granted same-sex marriage was defeated on Wednesday, and LGBT New Yorkers are reeling from the blow.

Meredith Baxter Comes Out as a Lesbian

Meredith Baxter Comes Out as a Lesbian

The "Family Ties" star ends the Sapphic speculation in an interview on "The Today Show."

Cavanagh Shines in "Jubilee"

Cavanagh Shines in "Jubilee"

Sapphic fave Megan Cavanagh hits the stage in a modern rendition of the 1935 hit Broadway musical.

Stripping the Layers of Identity

Stripping the Layers of Identity

Trans butch performer Kestryl Cael explores gender identity in the visionary one-man show "XY(T)."

Scott Turner Schofield Chooses His Own Adventure

Scott Turner Schofield Chooses His Own Adventure

The performance artist talks gender, aerial acrobatics and his show "Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps."

And Sophie Comes Too

And Sophie Comes Too

Meryl Cohn delivers laughter and heart with a new play.

LGBT Publishing Company Files For Bankruptcy

LGBT Publishing Company Files For Bankruptcy

The "Washington Blade" and "Southern Voice" shut their doors.

Daniela Sea’s Invitation

Daniela Sea’s Invitation

A Thanksgiving that’ll change—and save—lives.

To Be Or Not To Be—Out On the Job

To Be Or Not To Be—Out On the Job

Sirius XM’s "Focus Group" Looks at Biz From Gay Perspective.

Lesbian Web Series We Can't Get Enough Of

Lesbian Web Series We Can't Get Enough Of

These online shows are boldly going where TV should be. Check out our top picks for must-stream watching.

Tips for Coming Out to Your Kids

Tips for Coming Out to Your Kids

So you know what to say when your child asks, "mommy, whats a lesbian?"

Obama Signs Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Bill

Obama Signs Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Bill

Prevention act broadens hate crime scope.

The Whole Storey

The Whole Storey

She’s the creative drive behind the cover art for Tegan and Sara’s latest album, “Sainthood.” Now, Emy Storey opens up about her design style, her fans and the visual concept behind the new...

Win a FREE "The L Word: The Final Season" DVD!

Win a FREE "The L Word: The Final Season" DVD!

Are you a Bette? A Shane? Enter our look-alike contest for a chance to win a copy of season six of "The L Word."

Hot Lesbian Nightlife in Cool San Francisco

Hot Lesbian Nightlife in Cool San Francisco

Lesbian promoters bring much needed girl nights to the Bay Area.

5 Financial Tips for the Lesbians

5 Financial Tips for the Lesbians

Out consultant Jennifer Brown wants to be your fiscal mentor.

Rosie’s Wife Talks Travel

Rosie’s Wife Talks Travel

Former Nickelodeon executive Kelli O’Donnell talks about helming R Family Vacations.

Women’s Soccer: The Next Generation

Women’s Soccer: The Next Generation

Ten years after an iconic World Cup finale, a new women’s pro league takes the field.

Welcome Home to the Michigan Womyns Festival

Welcome Home to the Michigan Womyns Festival

Photographer Angela Jimenez shares her stunning behind the scenes festival photos.

The Sex Wars

The Sex Wars

Lipstick and Dipstick's porn related advice caused a ruckus. Now, it's your turn to weigh in.

When Everything Cliks

When Everything Cliks

The band talks musical influences, their new album Dirty King and the challenges of being role models — shortly before their recent split.

Hot 'n' Heavy

Hot 'n' Heavy

Queer porn maven Courtney Trouble offers up her Top 9 sexy adult flicks — made by lesbians, for lesbians.

News Notes

News Notes

Harry Potter star gives back, a lesbian solider seeks asylum and Annie Leibovitz heads to court.

American Idol's New Judge

American Idol's New Judge

It's official, Paula is out and Ellen is in. The out comic and daytime TV favorite is making her return to primetime as a judge on the hit series American Idol.

Artistic License

Artistic License

The 15 animated couples you never knew you always wanted.

10 Things Femmes Wish You Knew

10 Things Femmes Wish You Knew

Funny ladies and proud femmes Suzanne Westenhoefer and Vicki Shaw school you on the subject.

Art on the Fringe

Art on the Fringe

Fringe festivals give female performers permission to experiment.

Oh So Scandalous

Oh So Scandalous

Our brazen cover girl Aubrey O'Day is heating up the blogoshere!

Taking Home the Literary Gold

Taking Home the Literary Gold

Both new and veteran names round out the list of this years award-winning queer writers.

Odalys Nanin Gets Naked

Odalys Nanin Gets Naked

A Long Running Off-Broadway Production Gets a Sapphic Makeover.

Queen for a Night

Queen for a Night

Spotted at a lesbian hotspot, Queen Latifah spurs more queer speculation.

Strut Your Literary Stuff for Chroma

Strut Your Literary Stuff for Chroma

Queer writing competition offers more than bragging rights.

Domestic Partnerships in the Heartland

Domestic Partnerships in the Heartland

Wisconsin wakes up the Midwest with domestic partnership legislation.

Technical Difficulties

Technical Difficulties

The popular lesbian website Shewired.com falls prey to hackers.

Unique and Unusual Digs

Unique and Unusual Digs

Want to bed down in a beagle-shaped bedroom? There is a website to help you find this wacky guesthouse—and many more.

Lesbian Fall TV Preview

Lesbian Fall TV Preview

Brace yourself ladies, your TV is about to get very, very gay!

Gender Turbulence

Gender Turbulence

The TSA's new policy may have you dressing in drag.

My First Win

My First Win

Lammy award winning author Jenny Block shares what it was like to get the gold.

Chastity Bono Comes Out as Trans

Chastity Bono Comes Out as Trans

The famed activist, musician and author becomes the first celebrity lesbian to come out as trans.

Sandy Young's Got the Look

Sandy Young's Got the Look

This rock star mom turns season two of the model competition on its head.

Terri Nunn Headlines L.A. Pride

Terri Nunn Headlines L.A. Pride

Set to headline the L.A. Pride Festival, the Berlin vocalist talks about pride, sex and her latest album.

The White House Goes Queer

The White House Goes Queer

Grassroots Activists Demand Marriage Equality

Grassroots Activists Demand Marriage Equality

Protesting the California State Supreme Courts ruling on Prop. 8, gay rights activists flooded the streets of Fresno in an effort to "Meet in the Middle."

This Week's Curve Gets Around Winner!

This Week's Curve Gets Around Winner!

Check out the first lucky winner in our month-long Curve Gets Around Contest!

The California State Supreme Court Upholds Prop. 8

The California State Supreme Court Upholds Prop. 8

The verdict is heartbreaking but the fight is still not over.

Wanda Sykes and Wife Welcome Twins

Wanda Sykes and Wife Welcome Twins

It's a boy—and a girl, for the out comic.

Von Iva Turns Up the Heat

Von Iva Turns Up the Heat

They've got a feature film and an expanding tour. What’s next for this up-and-coming synth rock band?

The Great Divide: Chick-Lit and Queer Chicks

The Great Divide: Chick-Lit and Queer Chicks

One curvette’s hunt for light lesbian fiction in a sea of chick-lit and bodice rippers.

Shawnee Harkins, Fitness at Sea

Shawnee Harkins, Fitness at Sea

A look back at the out fitness maven, with a classic Curve interview

Kelly McGillis, Out At Last

Kelly McGillis, Out At Last

It's official, the iconic Top Gun star plays for our team!

KG MacGregor and JLee Meyer Talk Lesbian Lit

KG MacGregor and JLee Meyer Talk Lesbian Lit

Two literary insiders discuss each other’s books, awards and smartass characters.

Lohan, Looking for Love (and Laughs)

Lohan, Looking for Love (and Laughs)

The notorious Lindsay Lohan charms our pants off in a hilarious web parody.

A Tribute to Bea Arthur

A Tribute to Bea Arthur

5 (and a half) Reasons We’ll Miss Bea Arthur.

Betsy Bosen, Burlesque or Bust

Betsy Bosen, Burlesque or Bust

The self-proclaimed Peruvian Princess of Burlesque gives us a peek behind the scenes.

Departments

Letters: Lesboxploitation Not Cool

Letters: Our Fashion Gets a Plus

Letters: Brownworth Rocks the House and the Boat

Letters: Bring on the Butches

Curvature: A Pink City Protégé

Mademoiselle Kat brings her women to the streets.

Curvature: Girl Toy or Boy Toy?

One lesbian mom struggles to teach her kids that gender is a spectrum, despite the best efforts of America’s toymakers.

Curvature: Gifts That Give Back

These ten companies offer goods with a cause.

Curvature: Workout Weather

It’s cold outside, but the hottest workout videos will get you moving—rain or shine.

Curvature: More Green for Less Gold

Tips from the Curvettes on saving the planet and your wallet.

Curvature: Eco-Friendly Living

Contractor Iris Harrell shares tips on how to green-up your humble abode.

Curvature: Seeing Through the Greenwashing

What you should know about your personal products.

Curvature: A Different Kind of Animal Lover

Two taxidermists use their skills to honor our furry friends.

Curvature: You Can Build Your Nest and Give to Charity, Too

Nonprofit online store 'Nest' makes retail therapy good for the world.

Curvature: In Their Own Words

What do teens think about gender and sexuality? The book Out With It and the film Straightlaced start the conversation.

Open Studio: Jess Dobkin Pieces It Together

Open Studio: Interview with Chris Carraher, aka Jack Dandy

In the Stacks: Discussing Gender With S. Bear Bergman

In the Stacks: Rose Beecham Goes Undercover

In the Stacks: Author Cheryl Dumesnil’s makes her poetic debut

Dumesnil shares how passion and persistence made "In Praise of Falling" possible.

In the Stacks: Behind "A Darker Domain"

The Award-winning crime writer shares some insight into the inspiration behind her latest novel.

In the Stacks: 14 Great Foreign Thrillers

Queer and feminist themes show up in these new novels by authors born or bred abroad.

In the Stacks: False Positive

M/M romances tap into an unlikely market.

In the Stacks: Curve’s First Lesbro

Gay NPR commentator Marc Acito dishes on girl-girl action, chick lit and Selma Hayek’s boobs.

In the Stacks: Q+A Liz Ballie

The queer indie illustrator and cartoonist talks gender, sexuality and representation of LGBT youth.

In the Stacks: 11 Reasons to Love Kim Baldwin

The release of the out novelist's new book trailer, Thief of Always, reminds us of the 10 reasons we love her, and gives us one more!

In the Stacks: Books We Shouldn’t Have Missed in 2008

In the Stacks: Lit Picks

Check out some of our book picks.

In the Stacks: In The Stacks

Coco Fusco tackles women in the military, Janis Ian gets real about the music industry and our book reviews editor names a few of her fiction picks.

In the Stacks: Eowyn Wood Gets Naked

Award-winning author Eowyn Wood dishes about her debut novel, Naked in the Rain.

In the Stacks: A Love Letter from Beyond the Grave

N. Sigafoos discusses her novel, Dear Violet: Letter from a Desert Grave, the Iraq war and "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

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