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September 1, 2015

What it’s like to get published in this day and age.

Two writers meeting at a café, both having won a literary award this year for unpublished work, one of us for her stories, the other for […]
July 2, 2015

Rape as Weapon of War: San Francisco Opera’s World Premiere of Two Women (La Ciociara)

“If you succeed in passing through this line without leaving a single enemy alive (…), I proclaim: these women, these houses, this wine, all that you […]
June 1, 2015

Jenni Olson’s New Film ‘The Royal Road’

Local lesbian filmmaker Jenni Olson’s The Royal Road (premiered at Sundance) had two sold-out shows at the San Francisco Film Festival. The 65 minutes long work […]
April 30, 2015

Dangerous Women

Vintage is sexy, vintage is cool. Rizzoli New York and its imprint Universe Publishing just brought out Snapshots of Dangerous Women by Peter J. Cohen (with […]
March 20, 2015

The Double Bill of Iolanta/ Bluebeard’s Castle at the Met

Scene4 Magazine March 2015 www.scene4.com A conceptual master stroke by Polish film and theater maker Mariusz Trelinski serves up two short operatic fairy tales back to […]
January 3, 2015

GAYER TIMES WITH THE IN-LAWS

How did the holidays work out for you and your gay/lesbian lover, partner, spouse? How stressful was the time spent with the in-laws or with your […]
December 24, 2014

A LESBIAN GUIDE TO HOLIDAY GRUDGES

The holidays are in full swing. In fact, we’re right in the thick of it– preparations are being made, money is being spent, and that deeply […]
December 2, 2014

BARYSHNIKOV AND DAFOE IN ROBERT WILSON’S THE OLD WOMAN

Two super stars of the stage — ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov and actor Willem Dafoe— in a fantastical, almost two-hour pas de deux, performed under the […]
November 29, 2014

FEATURED ON DEE JAE COX RADIO SHOW- KPTR 1450AM!

  Who: Renate Stendhal featured on Calfornia Woman 411 Radio Show via KPTR 1450AM. What: Interview discussing the book, Lesbian Marriage: A Love & Sex Forever […]
November 27, 2014

WRITING TOGETHER AS A COUPLE

Kim Chernin and Renate Stendhal have co-authored three books in the course of their cross-cultural relationship of twenty-eight years. The authors, who are also relationship experts, […]