“Since the wedding has made me come out to more people than I had ever intended, this trip back to my place of origin makes facing their reactions inevitable. Will my physical presence stoke the intensity of their opposition?”
In which I dive into piles of mostly-confusing data to figure out where the girls are in a country where gayborhoods tend to be filled with boys.
Phase 1, both the oldest standing lesbian bar in America and the last to remain in the nation’s capital, closed abruptly this month. Meanwhile, venues for gay men are booming. What’s the future of lesbian nightlife in DC?
“They don’t fire girls, only guys. One guy got fired for swearing, another called his table “ghetto,” and the third got fired for asking his table why they didn’t tip him.”
In the early oughts, Dr. Orly Lacham-Kaplan got pretty close to figuring out how to turn two human eggs into a baby — something a lot of lesbians want to see happen very soon. What happened?
Considering how special each and every snowflake is who works here, there’s bound to be something in this guide for you, your girlfriend, all your gay friends, and maybe even one of your most badass family members.
“I could feel the power that came from being butch, the paradox of growing up a girl and then becoming the suited partner of a beautiful woman, the torture of being such a social outcast, and the deep craving hunger for being accepted.”
We’ve got a genderqueer lead, an intersex teenager, multiple shows headlined by women of color, the first ever recurring lesbian woman of color character in a primetime network superhero series and SO MUCH MORE!
Complete guide to all the Olympics 2014 women’s figure skaters, focused on frontrunners like Yuna Kim, Ashley Wagner, Gracie Gold and Mao Asada. I LOVE SKATING.
“I hated my body and punished it, and it hated me and punished me back. Is that what happened? That’s the thing about getting sick the way I got sick: nailing it down.”
“For me, reading and speaking body language is like communicating in any foreign language — I concentrate hard, stumble, and make embarrassing errors. Turns out other queer autistic people have this problem too.”
It’s our very last recamp! In this heart-pounding tale of love and life, a bunch of weirdos go to prom, witness an epic proposal, and share all their feelings.
We sang, we danced, we laughed, we cried, we bobbed for apples, we got a bear hug, and we lived to tell the tales!
On day two we read our feelings out loud, stripped and spelled, tied each other up, got crazy/beautiful and cheered for our lives!
It’s our first behind-the-scenes A-Camp 4.0 Recamp in which we reminisce about the day before we met you and the day we met you and how everything started to snow!
She didn’t say “I have suspected this for years and I still love you.” It went more like a Scared Straight kind of thing but instead of scaring me about drugs and a life of crime, she wanted to scare me straight, straight. “Just Say No to Lesbianism” straight.
If you’re looking for a primer in all the ways that modern media is still failing queers, this film is a good start.
Following the “Titstare” fiasco at Disrupt, we’re having a greater conversation about sexism in the tech industry. And women who work in tech won’t be the only humans to benefit from the disruption of brogrammer culture.
“Just look at every woman’s face here and tell me they are straight. I dare you.”
“I knew transitioning was possible, but I didn’t know someone under the age of 40 could do it.”