Paris Lesbos Podcast

Paris Lesbos Podcast

Latest Episodes

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

Muse of Violets – Ep.5
January 01, 2021

Renee Vivien is a Belle Époque poet known for her poetry, short stories, tragic death, and affair with Natalie Barney that continues to be the talk/judgement of the internet. Sources (Used/Consulted/R

The Red Duchess – Ep.3
November 06, 2020

Lily de Gramont survived a terrible marriage to write books, nearly have a political career, and become a bigamist by marrying Natalie Barney. Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way) Elisabeth de Gramont: Avant-gardiste by Francesco Rapazzini Wild ...

Thief of Souls – Ep. 2
October 02, 2020

Romaine Brooks is known for her painting, her nickname from Robert de Montesquiou, and as a lover of 50 years to Natalie Clifford Barney. “There are women whose black eyes sparkle with energy – they make me feel so irredeemably blonde!

Empress of the Lesbians – Ep. 1
October 02, 2020

Natalie Barney wrote novels, hosted a famous salon, and was known primarily for her love life and scandalizing society ladies. “If I had one ambition it was to make my life itself into a poem.” – NCB Music: Orpheus in the Underworld by Offenbach Source...

September 18, 2020

Join us down the rabbit hole for operatic stunts, artistic squabbles, lesbian Wagnerian opera, courtesans becoming princesses/nuns, and the occasional pink rabbit (we’re serious).