Today is what would have been the 136th birthday of british auhor virginia woolf. Virginia woolf lesbian readings represents the first book devoted to woolfs lesbianism. Virginia woolf lesbian readings represents the first book devoted to woolfs lesbianism. the indy book club virginia woolfs lesbian love letter orlando joyfully deconstructs the gender binary. Woolf makes a case for the dismantling of all limits, but orlando is blocked by the. Nearly all of woolfs novels and many of her short stories have been interpreted from a variety of feminist, lesbian feminist and queer critical perspectives. Adeline virginia stephen was born to julia pattle duckworth stephen, whose pre-raphaelite beauty was captured in the famous photographs of her aunt, julia margaret cameron. i just saw the movie the hours, and all 3 women in it were lesbianswere attracted to women. The new movie vita & virginia depicts the relationship between virginia woolf and vita sackville-west. The two had other lovers, and woolf, as the older woman in the relationship, the virginia woolf blog writes, felt unwanted and dowdy as sackville-west strayed. But though the love affair ended, it not only produced a close friendship, but a novel, woolfs orlando , which vitas son nigel called the longest and most charming love letter in literature.