Quinta News

The Search has begun!

Last week, I visited some properties to find “the perfect” Quinta location – an enjoyable task, with some great properties lined up. I already looked through literally hundreds of properties online before starting to set up appointments. This was because the key criteria a property has to match for what will become “the Quinta”.

The key criteria I was looking for were privacy (but not seclusion), weather conditions to spend a lot of the year outside, a traditional style property, enough land to become largely self-sufficient, and access to facilities, (more…)

History of Queer Communes

Lavender Hill

Another gorgeous short movie about an amazing queer coliving/commune project from years gone by: Lavender Hill. Post-stonewall, rural living, questioning gender and exploring the ups and downs of communal life. Definitely worth watching! Lavender Hill: a love story from RtChristopher Read more…

History of Queer Communes

Radical Faeries

Another great organisation that is still very much active today: the Radical Faeries. They are embracing lesbians, gay men, trans*, bisexuals, queer… people and offer “sanctuaries”, a cross between collective living spaces and “gathering” spaces,  in different parts of the world. Read more…