Being bi is Gen’s favorite thing about herself. It’s as freeing for her as it’s become for me.
Nautical looks, super saturated colors, and major flower power — my favorite pieces for summer, and hopefully yours too!
Read these essays and feel inspired to apply for and/or donate to the campership fund for our May 2017 camp in Wisconsin!
During this month of your birth, you should put your charm on display by wearing something from this tasteful yet summery collage and pretending that you’re on the beach.
“The moment I met my child for the first time was nothing like I imagined it would be.”
We’ve come so far since same-sex kisses on television only happened once in a show’s entire run, rarely involved lesbian or bisexual characters and generally were obscured by somebody’s hair!
“Y’all, I managed not to cry in this third trimester video, but here I am now, writing, tears rolling down my face at my desk, just a few feet away from our new rocking chair where I plan to spend hours nursing my baby.”
“Jeezy’s Juke Joint is an onion of a burlesque show, queerly peeling back layer upon layer of oppression and erasure by creating space for important and difficult dialogue about the intersections of race, class, gender, and sexuality… This might be the most important burlesque show you’ve ever seen.”
“Dating broken white women became a way to reprise a powerlessness that years of sexual abuse and generations of blackphobia had tricked me into believing in. I drowned this feeling of powerlessness in weed and seeking out relationships in which I could engage in yet remain completely hidden from view.”
High femmes, women over 35 and people in relationships orgasm a whole lot during sex and other interesting things we learned about how you get off.
The Ultimate Lesbian Sex Survey knows what you’ve got on underneath those jeans, and how that relates to your gender identity and presentation.
“I felt I was gradually becoming like those newly married Indian women with henna on their hands at JFK or Heathrow… Of course, I didn’t look anything like them and my wedding bowtie was probably the only equivalent to their bridal henna, but I couldn’t help noticing parallels.”
Big Bear, where bears are big and beer flights are awesome.
“I didn’t even tell her when the notes started getting specific. Someone calling out my “crossed eyes” in a Tumblr ask. My “pocked skin” in an email. My “hillbilly teeth” on Twitter.”
On the masturbation practices of the 8,566 humans who took our Ultimate Lesbian Sex Survey — how they do it, for how long, how often, and “how much more than everybody else.”
Meet Button and Bly, lesbian travelers! Then get ready for the premiere of their third season, where they show you around beautiful LA! You’re gonna love these two.
“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.”