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Recap: Lesbian Justice
This series finally starts to meet its potential thanks to an acknowledgement of real-world stakes and some deftly handled character development.
7 Entries From Anne Lister’s Diary That Were Key to Writing
Series creator Sally Wainwright discusses what she learned about “the first modern lesbian” from Lister’s decoded diary.
Recap: An Immodest Proposal
Welcome to Anne’s tiny house for makeouts, Miss Walker. Make yourself comfortable.
Recap: Anne Solo (But Dating)
Anne is using MOVES to win Ann’s affection, and amongst them is brainpower.
Premiere Recap: I’d Like to Meet Her Tailor
HBO’s historical series introduces us to the world of Anne Lister, “the first modern lesbian,” with all the subtlety of a speeding carriage.
Is a Modern Lesbian Tale Trapped in a 19th-Century World
The setting of HBO’s new period drama may be genteel and steady, but protagonist Anne Lister, a.k.a. the “first modern lesbian,” is decidedly not.