Things are heating up in Easy, a Central Otago town. After lobbying unsuccessfully to get their desperately needed public toilet, the women of Easy give up on council, conspiring to build it themselves. There's civic pride at stake, never mind the strained bladders. Luckily Jinx, a visitor in a campervan, has just the rig... read more
The Orphan Gunner is a romance between two young Australian women, set in Bomber Command in Lincolnshire during the Second World War. Its great strengths are its delicate treatment of the hesitation and openness which marks the relationship between the two young women; and its extraordinary grasp of historical detail, which b... read more
|Author:||Miriam Saphira (editor)|
A short history of lesbianism that focuses on New Zealand but also has content from the Amazons to contemporary Pacific. Miriam Saphira is New Zealand's leading authority in the field.
Ailsa goes on a journey, which starts on a ship and becomes more about love than about places. Alpha may or may not have the family legs. For Ellen the washing is her burden, her son a joy that she's glad to have relief from now and then. Siblings have to find their way with each other.
A Little Bit of Love collects sto... read more
|Author:||Judith Dale, Annabel Fagan, Robin Fleming, Terry Kennaway, Pat Rosier & Kate Torrens|
A collection of writing by six Kapiti women, who meet to workshop one another's writing, talk and share food.
Stories, poems, essays and fragments of novesl have emerged from this rich and varied experience of six very different lives. In this diverse collection, sparkling youthfu adventure rubs shoulders with the stoci... read more
Isobel is confronted with a decision from over thirty years ago she thought she had dealt with. Now she wants to understand her actions and that means digging back into her past.
Whilst seeking understanding of herself and the meaning of family, gaps widen in her relationship with her partner Isobel.
Waiata, folk, orck, opera, avante garde, pop, feminist"- this booklet gives an overview of lesbian music in New Zealand.
Covers profiles of sportswomen, gay games and profiles of specific sports. A comperhensive over view.
For lesbian sportswomen, playing sport in New Zealand has changed throughout the years. Lesbian sportwomen and their supporters ahve faced discrimination and difficulties, yet women love sport, they love playing sport, ... read more
Outspoken presents the narratives of eleven people who have come out in the Anglican Church in New Zealand, including two ordained church members.
The author has written a general introduction, plus an introduction to each individual story and reflections on it. The book closes with a Postscript that discusses truth and... read more
The welcome sequel to PoppyÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¹s Progress from longtime Broadsheet editor Pat Rosier. PoppyÃÂÃÂÃÂÃÂ¹s life in Auckland is thrown into disarray when she learns that her father is dying. She flies to Yorkshire to be with him, only too aware that Jane also lives in Yorkshire and their relationship is far from clear...
|Author:||Alison J. Laurie|
Share the joys and struggles of lesbians in this bicultural nation. "Accessible and interesting ... bridges the activist/academic divide to explore the distinctively Aotearoa/New Zealand dimension of lesbian lives and cultures." - Liz Stanley, Director of Women's Studies, University of Manchester. Co-published as Jour... read more
Poppy Sinclair is approaching 50. For the most part she loves her life and her place in the world with her partner. But when things change unexpectedly, even those to whom youÃ¢ÂÂre closest can surprise you... Pat Rosier is known for editing Broadsheet and writing three non-fiction books. PoppyÃ¢ÂÂs Progress her first... read more
These poems cross time, geographical landscapes and the landscapes of lovers
A short but detailed history by Auckland based scholar Doreen Agassiz-Suddens.
Looking for evidence of early lesbian theatre in New Zealand is like trying to hold onto shadows. It is known to be there but it cannot be grasped and held onto for close inspection.
Lesbian theatre is a flexible term which can emcompas... read more
|Author:||The Charlotte Museum Trust|
A timeline of lesbian history in New Zealand. Beginning in the 14th century with Wairaka dragging a canoe ashore at Whakatane. and ending in 2011 with the first national exhibition of lesbain art, Luna2 held during the 2nd AsiaPacific Outgames in Wellington.
|Author:||Myra Hauschild and Pat Rosier|
This collection of illustrated interviews with people who grew up with a lesbian or gay parent is a first of its kind. To the sixteen people in this book there is no mystery or contradiction about the arrangement it is simply a fact of their lives. Overall the book suggests that what matters most to children has little to ... read more