TLT (The Lesbian Talkshow)
The Scene We Don’t Want To Talk About - The Breakup- Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

The Scene We Don’t Want To Talk About - The Breakup- Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

September 25, 2020

The Scene We Don’t Want To Talk About - The Breakup

Lesbians On Screen

Season 1 Episode 15

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

We look at:

  • Jules and Val are still being apart
  • Eva confronts Jules
  • Jules breaks up with Val :_(

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

 

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

 

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

 

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

Book Appreciation: 17-18th century Stories in England and France - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50c

Book Appreciation: 17-18th century Stories in England and France - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50c

September 19, 2020

Book Appreciation: 17-18th century Stories in England and France

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 50c with Heather Rose Jones

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

The Beginning Of The End - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

The Beginning Of The End - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

September 18, 2020

The Beginning Of The End

Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

Season 1 Episode 14

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

We look at:

  • How Val shuts Jules out while being bullied
  • Jules reaching out to Val when she needs support but Val is not able to deal with her own stuff
  • The threat to Lupe’s life is back
  • Monica does Maths and Sheena is suitably impressed

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

 

 

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

 

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

 

Interview with Nyri Bakkalian - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50b

Interview with Nyri Bakkalian - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50b

September 12, 2020

Interview with Nyri Bakkalian

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 50b with Heather Rose Jones

An interview with Dr. Nyri Bakkalian about her historical research and her cross-time novel.

In this episode we talk about:

A transcript of this podcast may be available here. (Transcripts added when available.)

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Nyri Bakkalian Online

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Better to be Lucky with Lynn Ames

Better to be Lucky with Lynn Ames

September 11, 2020

Better to be Lucky with Lynn Ames

Les Do Books with Tara and guest Lynn Ames

Lynn Ames is a superstar. She’s done a lot, she’s met interesting people, and this week she returns to talk about lesbian books that center on politics. She writes ‘em, she reads ‘em. Hope you enjoy.

Topics and Works Discussed:

Find Lynn Ames online:

More info

If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please consider contributing to the Patreon for TLT.

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com.

On the Shelf for September 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50a

On the Shelf for September 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 50a

September 5, 2020

On the Shelf for September 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 50a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The LHMPodcast is going independent!
  • Call for submissions for the 2021 LHMP audio short story series. See here for details.
  • Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog
    • Hatem, Mervat. 1986. "The Politics of Sexuality and Gender in Segregated Patriarchal Systems: The Case of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Egypt" in Feminist Studies vol. 12, no. 2 250-274.
    • Vanita, Ruth. 2005. "Born of Two Vaginas: Love and Reproduction between Co-Wives in Some Medieval Indian Texts" in GLQ 11:4 547-577.
    • Phillips, Kim M. & Barry Reay. 2011. Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History. Polity Press, Cambridge. ISBN 978-0-7456-2522-5
    • Duggan, Lisa. 1993. “The Trials of Alice Mitchell: Sensationalism, Sexology and the Lesbian Subject in Turn-of-the-Century America” in Queer Studies: An Interdisciplinary Reader, ed. Robert J. Corber and Stephen Valocchi. Oxford: Blackwell. pp.73-87
    • *Wahl, Elizabeth Susan. 1999. Invisible Relations: Representations of Female Intimacy in the Age of Enlightenment. Stanford University Press, Stanford. ISBN 0-8047-3650-2
    • Rizzo, Betty. 1994. Companions without Vows: Relationships among Eighteenth-Century British Women. Athens: University of Georgia Press. ISBN 978-0-8203-3218-5
    • Vicinus, Martha. 2004. Intimate Friends: Women Who Loved Women, 1778-1928. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. ISBN 0-226-85564-3
    • Marcus, Sharon. 2007. Between Women: Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England. Princeton University Press, Princeton. ISBN 0-691-12835-9
  • This month’s author guest is to be announced.
  • This month’s essay is about 17th century poet Katherine Philips.
  • New and forthcoming fiction
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Val’s Life Explodes - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

Val’s Life Explodes - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

September 4, 2020

Val's Life Explodes

Lesbians On Screen

Season 1 Episode 13

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

We look at:

  • Val’s life explodes as her family and friends find out about her and Jules
  • Eva confronts Val
  • How the sisters push all the buttons for one another
  • Would Eva have reacted like this if Lucho didn’t find out?
  • Lupe tells Jules she wants to protect her
  • Val’s school friends find out
  • Why does Val shut Jules out while she is going through the stuff with her friends? - we discuss

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

 

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

 

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

 

“Your Fingers Like Pen and Ink” by Jeannelle M. Ferreira - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49e

“Your Fingers Like Pen and Ink” by Jeannelle M. Ferreira - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49e

August 29, 2020

“Your Fingers Like Pen and Ink” by Jeannelle M. Ferreira

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 49e with Heather Rose Jones

The LHMPodcast fiction series presents a story by Jeannelle M. Ferreira, set in a late 19th century Russian Jewish community. Jeannelle is also the author of The Covert Captain: or, A Marriage of Equals. The story is narrated by Violet Dixon, who also recorded the audiobook of The Covert Captain.

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Jeannelle M. Ferreira Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

On the Beach with Kris Bryant

On the Beach with Kris Bryant

August 28, 2020

On the Beach with Kris Bryant

Les Do Books with Tara and guest Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant returns to the podcast along with the summer, which is perfect because this week Tara and Kris are bringing the beach reads to you in this Time of Covid. They even get a chance to play Lesbian Cliché Bingo! Stay safe out there.

Topics and Works Discussed:

Find Kris Bryant online:

More info

If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please consider contributing to the Patreon for TLT.

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com.

Artificial Scarcity of Representation: Asexual Artemis/Lesbian Diana - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49d

Artificial Scarcity of Representation: Asexual Artemis/Lesbian Diana - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49d

August 22, 2020

Artificial Scarcity of Representation: Asexual Artemis/Lesbian Diana

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 49d with Heather Rose Jones

An exploration of the mythic figures of Artemis and Diana

In this episode we talk about:

  • Their complex and contradictory mythology and religious traditions
  • How Artemis/Diana was represented in later literature and art
  • Diana & Callisto: the lesbian tradtion
  • Diana vs. Venus: the asexual tradition
  • Why we need to stop fighting over them
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Val Is Outed - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

Val Is Outed - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

August 21, 2020

Val Is Outed

Lesbians On Screen

Season 1 Episode 12

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

 

We look at:

  • The conversation after Lucho interrupted them
  • The missed opportunity of a kiss
  • How they could have softened Lucho’s story
  • Val is drinking again - How do you prepare for something bad when you don’t know exactly what is coming?
  • Sheena and Monica have a disagreement on whether or not Val and Jules are fighting
  • Val’s romantic day is ruined
  • Eva finds out and tells Val she wants to talk

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

 

 

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

 

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

 

Book Appreciation: Artemis/Diana in Fiction - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49c

Book Appreciation: Artemis/Diana in Fiction - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49c

August 15, 2020

Book Appreciation: Artemis/Diana in Fiction

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 49c with Heather Rose Jones

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

A Wee Chat with Jenny Frame

A Wee Chat with Jenny Frame

August 14, 2020

A Wee Chat with Jenny Frame

Les Do Books with Tara and guest Jenny Frame

This week, Tara sits down to have a wee chat with author Jenny Frame who tells a story about how a bad injury put her into a dark place before she was rescued by the twin sirens of lesfic: Xena Warrior Princess and fan fiction. An author who has written a lot, Jenny also talks about the differences between writing series vs. stand alone novels.

 

Topics and Works Discussed:

Find Jenny Frame online:

More info

If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please consider contributing to the Patreon for TLT.

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com.

 

Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49b: Diana and Callisto: The Sometimes Problematic Search for Representation (Reprise)

Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49b: Diana and Callisto: The Sometimes Problematic Search for Representation (Reprise)

August 8, 2020

Diana and Callisto: The Sometimes Problematic Search for Representation (Reprise)

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 49b with Heather Rose Jones

Ovid’s myth of Diana and Callisto had lasting popularity through the medieval and early modern periods and provided a context for some unexpected representation of erotic interactions between women. But hoo boy are there some problematic aspects to this topic!

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Their Night Together - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

Their Night Together - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

August 7, 2020

Their Night Together

Juliantina

Lesbians On Screen

Season 1 Episode 11

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

We look at:

  • Jules and Val sleep together for the first time
  • The morning after and the choices the show made
  • Lucho’s agression
  • Sheena doesn’t want the magic to end

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

 

On the Shelf for August 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49a

On the Shelf for August 2020 - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 49a

August 1, 2020

On the Shelf for August 2020

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 49a with Heather Rose Jones

Your monthly update on what the Lesbian Historic Motif Project has been doing.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The podcast is four years old!
  • Recent and upcoming publications covered on the blog
    • Armenian astrology text (British Library Ms. Or. 6471)
    • Kuefler, Mathew (ed). 2007. The History of Sexuality Sourcebook. Broadview Press, Ontario. ISBN 978-1-55111-738-6
    • Engelstein, Laura. 1990. "Lesbian Vignettes: A Russian Triptych from the 1890s" in Signs vol. 15, no. 4 813-831.
    • Robertson, Jennifer. 1999. "Dying to Tell: Sexuality and Suicide in Imperial Japan" in Signs vol. 25, no. 1 1-35.
    • Hatem, Mervat. 1986. "The Politics of Sexuality and Gender in Segregated Patriarchal Systems: The Case of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Egypt" in Feminist Studies vol. 12, no. 2 250-274.
    • Phillips, Kim M. & Barry Reay. 2011. Sex Before Sexuality: A Premodern History. Polity Press, Cambridge. ISBN 978-0-7456-2522-5
    • TBD
  • This month we have a theme focusing on the mythological figure of Artemis/Diana:
    • Reprise: Diana and Callisto: The Sometimes Problematic Search for Representation
    • Book Appreciation: Stories involving Artemis/Diana
    • Asexual Artemis/Lesbian Diana: Artificial Scarcity and Representation
  • Original Fiction: “Your Fingers Like Pen and Ink” by Jeannelle M. Ferreira
  • New and forthcoming fiction
  • Call for submissions for the 2021 LHMP audio short story series. See here for details.
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Angie Williams and the Emotionally Vulnerable Butch

Angie Williams and the Emotionally Vulnerable Butch

July 31, 2020

Angie Williams and the Emotionally Vulnerable Butch

Les Do Books with Tara and guest Angie Williams

When Angie first joined the podcast she was but a humble reader, but now she has returned a seasoned author! Her first book, Mending Fences is out now from Bold Strokes Books and her second, Last Resort, is set to come out this September.

 

This week, Tara and Angie talk about butch women in lesfic, how they are portrayed, and what they’d like to see going forward. For a treat, Tara grapples with the possibility of a cross-over dog character between series, something I think we can all agree on we need to see more of.

 

Topics and Works Discussed:

Find Angie Williams online:

More info

If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please consider contributing to the Patreon for TLT.

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com.

Humors, Horoscopes, and Homosexuality - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48d

Humors, Horoscopes, and Homosexuality - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48d

July 25, 2020

Humors, Horoscopes, and Homosexuality

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 48d with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

Val Comes Out - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

Val Comes Out - Juliantina - Lesbians On Screen

July 24, 2020

Lesbians On Screen

Juliantina

Season 1 Episode 10

Today we are talking about Juliantina, a lesbian couple featured in the show Amar A Muerte - A Mexican soap opera and they fast gained global popularity.

We look at:

  • Val comes out to Guille and how accurate this depiction is
  • Val finally breaks up with Lucho but he does not take it well
  • Monica - “This episode is sponsored by compulsory heterosexuality”
  • Stalking Valentina - the Lucho and Sergio saga
  • Jacobo’s chat with Val
  • Lucho confronting Val aggressively and accusing her of sleeping with Jacobo

 

About the hosts

Sheena

Sheena has an honours degree in film and a passion for watching movies that started in her early teens. She is never far from her kindle or her netflix and is a super fan of content that specifically features lesbians or women loving women couples.

 

Monica McCallan

Monica McCallan was an enthusiastic fan of romance novels before she began writing them. Her first novel, Better than a Dream, was released in late December, 2017, and she's already hard at work on her second novel.

She lives with her partner and two tiny dogs, cannot parallel park to save her life, enjoys playing pool a few times a week, and has enjoyed every second of the craft beer explosion these last few years.

 

Links to Monica’s Lists of Juliantina stuff

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-how-a-mexican-telenovela-is-taking-over-the-lesbian-world-bd75527c7e66

 

https://medium.com/morning-boo/part-ii-of-the-evolution-of-obsesi%C3%B3n-the-fantastic-world-of-the-juliantina-fandom-c815b664ffe2

 

Find Monica Online

Website https://www.monicamccallan.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/monicamccallan

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MonicaMcCallan

Book Appreciation with Luci Dreamer - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48c

Book Appreciation with Luci Dreamer - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 48c

July 18, 2020

Book Appreciation with Luci Dreamer

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 48c with Heather Rose Jones

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting.

In this episode we talk about:

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Luci Dreamer Online

If you enjoy this podcast and others at The Lesbian Talk Show, please consider supporting the show through Patreon:

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