Monday, July 28, 2008

Lesbians in Sport? Surely not!

And you thought European football was a bore...

Stamford Bridge, 1921, the home of Chelsea Football Club. A crowd of 10,000 saw the French Ladies football team win 2-1. This game caused a stir in the media when the two captains, Alice Kell and Madeline Bracquemond, kissed each other at the end of the match.


Just a cute little tidbit for today's Monday Miscellany. If you're looking for more, check out my new page at the Queer Writers' website:

And, by the way, exactly why have you not yet purchased your copy of Cunning Little Vixens? This short story features lesbians from around the time of the above era, and it's only $1.99!