I was also dealing with coming out - bang in the middle of 80s feminism; when a ‘real’ dyke had cropped hair, wore dungarees, and eschewed the company of the enemy (men). As a female with big hair, lipstick, and a penchant for tight leather pants my timing couldn’t have been better.
Read moar from the lesbian vampire poetess - and co-vocalist for The March Violets, the greatest goth band in history* - here. The Violets are playing a gig in London in November and I'm gutted I can't make it.
* The Sisters of Mercy are not a goth band.