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Milly Shaw

Milly is the Editor and one of the founders of Lesbilicious. She co-ordinates the writing team, and even writes the odd word on occasion. Milly loves a careful metaphor and hates multiple exclamation marks. She admires the works of Margaret Atwood, Hilary Mantle, Jeanette Winterson and Sarah Connor.

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Tory MP’s homophobic past

Liam Fox, the shadow defence secretary, was openly anti-gay as a student politician and tried to stop his university from accepting a gay society into the university union.

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Tory MP's homophobic past

Liam Fox, the shadow defence secretary, was openly anti-gay as a student politician and tried to stop his university from accepting a gay society into the university union.

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L Word to be axed after sixth season

The sixth season of The L Word will be its last, according to the series’ producer Ilene Chaiken.

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10 reasons why you should march through London tomorrow

Saturday 8 March is International Women’s Day, and thousands of people will be marching through London from noon to mark the start of a new campaign to stop violence against women. Here are 10 reasons why you should get involved [...]

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How to: fine-tune your gaydar

FACT: Gaydar was invented by the British in World War II to help lonely soldiers get it on. FACT: not everything you read is true.

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Sneak preview: London rollergrrl battle

Snarling punk rockers on skates doing battle for your pleasure. What’s not to like?

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Men who look like old lesbians

We shouldn’t laugh. It’s mean and it’s cruel. Unfortunately it’s also funny. Who knew that ageing gentleman + bad cosmetic surgery / bad hair/ bad clothes = old lesbian? And that someone would take the time to create an entire [...]

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Ellen: "Larry was not a second-class citizen, I am not a second-class citizen"

Well done Ellen for using her talk show to discuss last week’s horrific killing of 15-year old Larry King. Do take the time to watch this clip – it’s truly moving, and it’s great to see an openly gay woman [...]

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Ellen: “Larry was not a second-class citizen, I am not a second-class citizen”

Well done Ellen for using her talk show to discuss last week’s horrific killing of 15-year old Larry King. Do take the time to watch this clip – it’s truly moving, and it’s great to see an openly gay woman [...]

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No lesbian side-boobs for WHSmith

Lesbian magazine Diva has been forced to censor the cover of its ‘super sexy issue’ following complaints from WHSmith.

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Survivors of sexual violence: Tyneside writing group

Tyneside Rape Crisis Centre is setting up a new writers group.

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Straightest lesbian films of all time

Sometimes being queer is like having night vision goggles. Flick on the gaydar goggles and a straightforward dullard film suddenly shines with a million billion smouldering looks and unsatisfied longings. Ladies, grab your goggles, and grab your popcorn. We’re hunting [...]

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Touring soon: Uh Huh Her, Breeders, KT Tunstall & more

Your Lesbilicious guide on where to go for some girl-friendly ear-ringing in March and April.

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Calls for ‘gay question’ on 2011 census

The next UK census should include questions about sexual orientation, according the the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Stonewall.

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Calls for 'gay question' on 2011 census

The next UK census should include questions about sexual orientation, according the the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Stonewall.

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Incredibly witty responses to Stonewall posters

Stonewall says some people are gay, get over it, hilarious vandals say…

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‘Gays rock Israel’s world’ says Israeli MP

Israeli homosexuals are to blame for earthquakes, according to an Israeli MP.

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'Gays rock Israel's world' says Israeli MP

Israeli homosexuals are to blame for earthquakes, according to an Israeli MP.

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Cardiff cancels Mardi Gras

Wales’ largest Pride event has been cancelled for 2008.

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SUN NEWSPAPER IN GRATUITOUS LESBIAN HEADLINE SHOCKER!

Tegan and Sara, the Canadian singer-songwriters, twins and -gasp- lesbians, were lucky enough to be interviewed by the Sun newspaper recently. Was the interview a brilliant parody of a lascivious tabloid newspaper, making up for a lack of irony with [...]

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The new ‘we’re here, we’re queer’ for 2008?

God bless Stonewall and their wonderfully blunt new ad campaign. It’s just a shame that there still exists a need to tell the nation that yes, gay people really do exist, and, guess what – that’s not actually a problem. [...]

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P!nk divorces husband

Look sharp ladies – Pink is single again. The singer has split from husband of two years, Carey Hart.

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Electro-shock-influenced art showing in Newcastle

59-year old artist Toad was convicted to a mental hospital in the 1970s for the ‘condition’ of being a lesbian.

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Puppy costs homophobic woman £5000

A Swedish woman who refused to sell a puppy to a lesbian has been found guilty of discrimination by Stockholm’s appeals court.

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"The lesbian Victoria Wood" touring UK

We’re not sure if it’s a compliment to call Clare Summerskill ‘the lesbian Victoria Wood’ but Woman’s Hour did, and who are we to argue with the might of Radio 4?

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“The lesbian Victoria Wood” touring UK

We’re not sure if it’s a compliment to call Clare Summerskill ‘the lesbian Victoria Wood’ but Woman’s Hour did, and who are we to argue with the might of Radio 4?