Bitch, Issue 58: Pulp (Spring 2013)

Pulp
Camp classics, naughty bits, woman P.I.s! Plus: horny werewolves!

Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

Love It/Shove It

apartment of discomfort: the newest Blow to the Violence opposed to ladies Act

The whinge List

||| at the Books—Pro-choice meets pro-church in Northern Ireland's first abortion clinic

||| at the Street—A Q&A with COYOTE founder Margo St. James

||| On Language—The divisive discourse surrounding a arguable surgery

::: Pulp Nonfiction—The unnerving fascination with prime-time real crime

::: atypical lady again In—A Q&A with lesbian pulp pioneer Marijane Meaker

::: exciting stories and Juicy Bits—An eclectic, inconclusive, and under no circumstances all-encompassing survey of pulp

::: Paranormal Boyfriends, Purity Myths, and sensible Virgins—The literature of wasting it

::: Artist Statement—Don't name Favianna Rodriguez a political artist

\\\ It used to be a gloomy and Snowy Night—How heroes turned heroines in Nordic noir fiction

\\\ Screening for Donors—The new concepts (and standard pondering) of reproductive expertise in film

\\\ Love within the Machine—A Q&A with Lido Pimienta
The again Page

Adventures in Feministory Comics: Ann Bannon by means of Sara Lautman

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Pulp
Camp classics, naughty bits, woman P.I.s! Plus: horny werewolves!

Letter from the HQ

Letters & Comments

Love It/Shove It

apartment of discomfort: the newest Blow to the Violence opposed to ladies Act

The whinge List

||| at the Books—Pro-choice meets pro-church in Northern Ireland's first abortion clinic

||| at the Street—A Q&A with COYOTE founder Margo St. James

||| On Language—The divisive discourse surrounding a arguable surgery

::: Pulp Nonfiction—The unnerving fascination with prime-time real crime

::: atypical lady again In—A Q&A with lesbian pulp pioneer Marijane Meaker

::: exciting stories and Juicy Bits—An eclectic, inconclusive, and under no circumstances all-encompassing survey of pulp

::: Paranormal Boyfriends, Purity Myths, and sensible Virgins—The literature of wasting it

::: Artist Statement—Don't name Favianna Rodriguez a political artist

\\\ It used to be a gloomy and Snowy Night—How heroes turned heroines in Nordic noir fiction

\\\ Screening for Donors—The new concepts (and standard pondering) of reproductive expertise in film

\\\ Love within the Machine—A Q&A with Lido Pimienta
The again Page

Adventures in Feministory Comics: Ann Bannon by means of Sara Lautman

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They spend the book struggling to both maintain their secret affair and come to grips with their own identities. The ending is overly tragic: Leda crashes her car and, in the hospital afterward, tells Mitch she really does love her and knew she loved women all along. ” Though the ending contradicts most of the rest of the book, Meaker’s publisher, Gold Medal Books, required it. Paperback books were distributed through the mail, and appearing to support a queer relationship by portraying one with a happy ending would get them censored.

Naturally, Dom doesn’t find it particularly pleasurable, nor does she enjoy the firsttime sex they have later in the novel, though she does like how close she feels to Wes. Their sexual encounters are never that enjoyable. ” She later finds a relationship that is both sexually and emotionally fulfilling. Rather than depicting virginity as a special gift that a girl gives to her boyfriend, these books demonstrate that mutually enjoyable sex requires honest communication and Your purchase of this digital edition makes it possible for us to thrive.

It’s important to reprint old books about lesbians, because no one except a lesbian of that time can appreciate the prejudice that existed. It was a “safe” prejudice—both the law and religion were against us. Spring Fire and pulp fiction seem to be the beginning of the lesbian canon. How did that evolve? Ann Bannon had a lot to do with that. She was a fan of mine when I was first writing. She was married and had children and lived in Pennsylvania, and she was the furthest thing from what you would think a lesbian was like in those days, or in any day.

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