Tag Archives: lesbian musicians

Meg Christian Made Me Gay

Well, not really, and I’m more likely to say “lesbian” but it’s a play on the title of a recently published book about LGBTQ music, David Bowie Made Me Gay, by Darryl W. Bullock. It’s well-written and I was delighted to … Continue reading

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Our Amazon: Maxine Feldman

Before Stonewall, on May 13, 1969, folksinger and trail blazer Maxine Feldman wrote “Angry Atthis,” a song about not being able to openly love her female partner. Songs like that didn’t exist before then. Maxine went on to perform and … Continue reading

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The 40th National Women’s Music Festival, 2015: there were angels, right?

I don’t usually start hallucinating until midway through the National Women’s Music Festival. I don’t do hallucinogens but lack of sleep does weird things to a body and I’m like a little kid – I’m afraid to sleep for fear … Continue reading

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Big talent trumpet player Tiny Davis: from Sweetheart to Hell Diver

This week’s post was written by guest writer JD Doyle, an expert in LGBT music. *********Ya gotta love a woman who names her band the Hell Divers. But that’s just a delicious morsel of her musical history. That was Ernestine … Continue reading

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Lesbian music in the 50’s and 60’s

I’m having a great time doing the research for my book about women’s music. Many of us know about the scene that began in the 70’s with performers like Meg Christian and Cris Williamson so I’ve got a lot of … Continue reading

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