BREAKING: Demi Lovato Almost Maybe Possibly Has a Girlfriend Now

Famed pop singer and lesbian cult favorite Demi Lovato has perhaps maybe recently made the best decision any woman could ever make, which is to date another woman. This past weekend, Disney star Demi Lovato visited Disneyland with DJ/Producer Lauren Abedini, which is a little on the nose but we’ll forgive it.

Lovato was spotted interlocking fingers with Lauren Abedini in a tantalizing move lesbians call “holding hands.” Furthermore, some precious inappropriately invasive souls captured, via mobile phone cameras, very intimate body contact between the two women, including Demi putting her hand squarely on Abedini’s backside as Abedini rested her arm on Demi’s upper back, which almost definitely means that the two women are more than just gal pals.

“Honestly that’s great,” said Autostraddle Vapid Fluff Editor Stef Schwartz in a Slack chat she didn’t know I planned on quoting in this piece. “I was really sad when she made it sound like she had experimented with girls and was over it and was just gonna date beefy MMA dudes and Wilmer Valderrama from now on.”

Lauren Abedini is a smokin’ hot openly gay self-identified DJ, Producer and Intersectional Feminist who runs a series of non-profit DJ workshops for women with all proceeds donated to local women’s shelters. Yup: she’s a g-ddamn catch, this woman.

In other words, these women would make an intense power couple, capable of great magic beyond anything a young Demi may have imagined while in the Princess Protection Program.

Nobody involved has confirmed this union but Twitter is 100% confident that this is really happening, which Teen Vogue took note of. We’ve speculated about Demi Lovato being bisexual in the past, and cannot wait to continue this line of speculation indefinitely.

In conclusion, I made it through this entire post without a single “cool for the summer” joke, and also:

ETA: Higher-quality pictures of two gals being pals holding hands even though it’s really hot and their palms may have gotten sweaty.

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Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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  1. the two women are more than just gal pals

    There is more than gal pals?

    The only thing I can think of is “gal pals.”

  2. This was reported today, when here it’s stopped being hot and humid for the first time. So it’s cool for the summer. Coincidence?…….well probably, but still I’m going with it.

  3. I do believe they waited until September to be seen in public to reassure us that they aren’t just cool for the summer but indeed plan to extend this glorious relationship across many seasons…

  4. My wife and I went to Disneyland with our five year old, and we saw SO many adorable young lesbian couples. Maybe we’re just used to sad Indiana, but we were so surprised and so pleased. We probably saw Demi Lovato and just nudged each other to say “hey, kindred spirits over there” and didn’t know it was her (because we’re old and dorky).

  5. I am so upset right now, everything I have read about Lauren Abedini in the past five minutes has moved her up to the top of my Gals I’d Be Pals With list but she decided an attractive celebrity is better than me. Me, a tiny gay who has only started internet stalking her in the past seven minutes. Despicable. They better stay together forever and get gay married or this’ll have just wasted a good ten minutes of my time.

  6. Even though my eyes did see that Riese was the author, my brain didn’t register it and I started reading the article thinking Stef had wrote it because, you know, vapid fluff. So I was super confused when Stef quoted herself.

  7. Y’all!
    This is the same person that dated Angel Haze right????

    Also you should read her twitter where she has been tweeting such gems as ‘Awake thinking about you’ (Sep 1st) and ‘I appreciate you so damn much’ (Sep 8th). I can only assume these are about Demi TBH.

    • Omg so i thought they were dating but actually some random forums think they were always just friends.
      It’s almost as if I don’t deserve to know everything about their personal lives. damnnnnn

  8. Aw, come on! I was waiting for that “Cool For The Summer” joke! Although, I give you major cred for holding back! It takes guts! :)

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