In 2012, tomboy-femme, Lucy A. Evans (under the stage name Pixie Truffle) and her lesbian burlesque outfit, Lesburlesque, performed a show in a former church and consequently gained brief infamy amid the U.K. tabloids for having the audacity to express themselves artistically in….well… Britain.

Any time you pick up a collection of poetry written by a lesbian burlesque pioneer responsible for causing mass outrage from Britain’s most right wing and oh-so-grumpy news rag (how many people can say they endured the Daily Mail’s wrath unscathed?), it’s a safe bet to say any expectations are peeled off with the stockings and kicked into the nosebleeds. (more…)