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Another Lesbian Myth

Sometimes, no matter how hard we try, no matter how hard we work, no matter how righteous our intentions – we will surely disappoint others. There will always be the blamers and the seekers and the players – and sometimes – when our hearts are open and our compassion overflowing – sometimes – someone will […]

Back Lot Bash celebrates 11 years

When I first began to walk down the streets of Lesbianville – I was searching the internet for anything I could find that had anything to do with groups of like minded women gathering in one place. I wanted to get out of the burbs and make myself some amazing memories in the city. And one day […]

Help Make “Jenny’s Wedding” become a Box Office Success!

By Mallorie DeRiggi Source: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-the-filmmakers-of-jenny-s-wedding In Hollywood, many great movies are made every single year that never quite reach a wide audience for a multitude of reasons. “Jenny’s Wedding” is one of those films that is quietly being produced under the radar at the moment, however; its compelling story and star-ladened cast gives the film […]

10 Best Things About 2013

The perspective from our Senior Editor and word wrangler, Kathy Guzman. Another year is about to slip out the front door. No long kiss good night – no sweet good byes – just letting go of the old and ringing in the new – just like that. Looking back – just for a moment – […]

Be a Part of Invisible Femmes: Our Stories!

Today marks the two year anniversary of one of the most read articles on The L Stop, Invisible Femmes.  If you haven’t read it yet, check it out!  Then make sure to come back here and find out how you can share your story for the upcoming book Invisible Femmes: Our Stories.  First, let me […]

Poet Marty McConnell releases Wine for a Shotgun

To the uninitiated, the world of spoken word may seem strange and sometimes daunting. Luckily for you, there is no better way to test the waters than by attending Marty McConnell’s book launch. Recently releasing her first book, Wine for a Shotgun, Marty will begin her tour here in Chicago. She’ll perform live with an […]

Interview with Sami Grisafe

Perhaps you’ve seen her perform at either Midsommarfest or Back Lot Bash. Maybe it was headlining at Double Door this past August. Or maybe, just maybe, you wandered into The Closet on a Monday or Tuesday night for a drink and were treated to some acoustic sets. Regardless of the place and time, odds are […]

Bring The Music Initiative

That damn song is haunting me again. It is in the back of my head filling all the spaces making room for nothing else. Music works its way inside of people and leaves a lasting impression – time and time again. Music marks a permanent place inside of me with very specific visuals and crystal […]