I love lesbian pulp novel covers. It’s fascinating to see how these writers viewed lesbians, or maybe how they thought their audience perceived them.

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Beyond normal lesbian pleasures?

Not that I’m an expert, but those actually look like pretty normal lesbian pleasures, so far. Maybe they’re just getting started. In a moment, she gets out a spatula, a hard-hat and an air-compressor.


You can find quite an array of these all over the internet. Here are some at the Yale University library, in the rare books and manuscripts department. This cracks me up. I don’t think they’re all that rare.

Oooh here’s an idea…

  1. Start a podcast
  2. Read lesbian pulp novels
  3. Make bank