Paris Lesbos Podcast

Paris Lesbos Podcast


Latest Episodes

An X-Rated Fairy Tale – Ep.15
November 05, 2021

From the moment she left her first husband, Liane de Pougy's life was anything but normal. Becoming one of the top courtesans of the era was also probably not what her parents' had in mind when they h

Off and On Broadway – Ep.14
October 01, 2021

Bringing plays off Broadway, Eva Le Gallienne performed many of the same roles as Maude Adams and Sarah Bernhardt, but her life wasn’t as smooth. From lesbian divorce scandal to chronic unemployment,

Off in Neverland – Ep.13
September 03, 2021

Maude Adams was the beloved American stage actress who brought J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan to life on stage for the first time. She was also a Mormom, probably a lesbian, and the pre-Greta Garbo wanting

Grande Dame of the French Theater – Ep.12
August 07, 2021

Sarah Bernhardt was the premier actress of the French Theater during her lifetime, a lifetime that saw such antics as sleeping in coffins and liaisons with princes. There is a reason newspapers felt c

Origins of the Ballets Russes – Ep.11
July 02, 2021

Ida Rubinstein didn’t die at the height of her fame but instead faded away into obscurity. Despite that ending, she was instrumental to the creation of the Ballets Russes and inspired both painters an

The Amazon – Ep. 10
June 04, 2021

Once again, we take a look at Natalie Barney, but this time, we’re digging into some major works of her life. We’re looking at how she got her nickname, her Académie des Femmes, and some of her major

Silverpoint Art and Military Service – Ep.9
May 07, 2021

Thelma Wood is known for her affair with the writer Djuna Barnes, which spawned the modernist masterpiece Nightwood. Nadine Huong is another side character and lover of Natalie Barney, despite her own

Greatest Woman Modernist Writer – Ep. 8
April 02, 2021

Djuna Barnes is renowned for her modernist masterpiece, Nightwood, despite the confusion it has caused for decades. It’s safe to say her worries of being sidelined as a writer never came to pass, even

Inspiration behind Well of Loneliness – Ep. 7
March 05, 2021

Toupie Lowther is a side character in others’ sagas, including Radcylffe Hall’s the Well of Loneliness, but she was also international sports star and WWI ambulance driver. Sources (Used/Consulted/Rea

A Wilde One – Ep.6
February 05, 2021

Dolly Wilde is known primarily for being Oscar Wilde’s niece and Natalie Barney’s lover, but she had an interesting life outside of that on her own. Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) Truly W