December 11, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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Tapestry: Who Is Your Sherpa? Tell Us

You may have seen on our various social media sites the Tapestry question of the month: Who is/was your Norgay in your life? Are you still climbing your Everest? … but who exactly is Norgay? Named by Time as one of the … Continue reading

November 18, 2013
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OJBG featured in Curve!

Just wanted to share some good news!! Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden was featured in Curve Magazine’s recent issue! Titled “Fresh Squeeze,” the article was written by the amazing Dina F. Gilmore. We can’t wait to raid Barnes & Noble … Continue reading

October 24, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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#TBT: Halloween Style

By Kathleen. Yeah, yeah, yeah, so we know Halloween is precisely a week away from today, but if we waited until then to share, how could you steal any of our “awesome” costume ideas!? Plus, we’re participating in The DC … Continue reading

October 18, 2013
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Tapestry Takes

By Kathleen. Today’s been a fun-filled Tapestry day! I was able to speak with four wonderful women, who are each doing unique, inspiring things with their lives. Two of them are designers, who are taking the plunge in building their … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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Now Accepting Questions.

Calling all #OJBG darlings: We’ve got a fun opportunity in store for you! This Wednesday at 6 p.m. EST, Curve Magazine will host a live chat with OJ creator Otessa Ghadar & with cast members from the show. Become a part of the conversation … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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Tapestry: Andrea Paltzer

By Kathleen. Another Tapestry plug or behind-the-scenes take — guess it depends on how you look at. But I just got off a Skype call with the nomadic Andrea Paltzer, who often travels from London to Nicaragua and back. Yet … Continue reading

October 11, 2013
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Tapestry: Kim Cameron

By Kathleen. If you’re from DC, you’re well aware that the weather has been delightfully dreary this past week. We finally have the fall chill back (hooray!), but unfortunately it’s been accompanied by a sunless sky. As someone who is … Continue reading

July 3, 2013
by The OJBG Team
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Threading a Movement

by Ally Bailey Hetero-normativity. It’s an ugly, restrictive thing that does its work in a subtle way, affecting all our lives and perceptions of the world. It has to do with the proliferation of strictly heterosexual content everywhere: in the … Continue reading

July 2, 2013
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We’re in Curve Magazine!!!

We’re excited to announce that OJBG’s Tapestry project made it into the latest issue of Curve Magazine (The largest in-print lesbian magazine in the U.S.)! The lovely and talented Jen Foster has agreed to have her song “This is Me” be … Continue reading

June 26, 2013
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Book Review of Kimberly Derting’s “The Pledge” by Otessa Ghadar

  Book summary: In the violent country of Ludania, the classes are strictly divided by the language they speak. The smallest transgression, like looking a member of a higher class in the eye while they are speaking their native tongue, … Continue reading