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Twitter Wants Elsa To Be A Lesbian In The ‘Frozen’ Sequel, Calling For Disney To #GiveElsaAGirlfriend

This latest viral Twitter campaign is demanding that Disney make Frozen’s Elsa a lesbian. #LoveWinning in politics AND animated films? The dream.

Kylie Cheung | May 3, 2016 - 11:06 pm

I Would Do Anything For Love, Except Return To North Carolina

North Carolina, you’re dead to me.

M Shelly Conner | April 4, 2016 - 1:00 pm

You Don’t Need To Touch Anyone’s Genitals To Empathize With Them

Unfortunately, a lot of YouTube videos might have you believe you do.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 24, 2016 - 10:15 am

Xena Is Back And Gayer Than Ever

The reboot of Xena: Warrior Princess will have Xena and Gabrielle’s relationship as its focus.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 14, 2016 - 11:20 am

Young Queers Don’t Need To Label Ourselves, Thanks

Older gays claim that sexual ambiguity is bad for the LGBT community. But do young queers owe them a label that doesn’t fit?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The Lesbian Employment Gap: Why It’s Still Hard To Be Queer In The Workplace

Studies show that lesbians might be paid better than their straight women counterparts, but they’re less likely to get hired in the first place.

Nico Lang | January 21, 2016 - 10:00 am

Girl On Girl: The Second First Time

Coming of age, regardless of sexual orientation, is a mess. It’s like an awkward pubescent choose-your-own-adventure book that you are constantly cheating at, reading ahead or skipping back, to try

Morgan Cohn | December 9, 2015 - 11:40 am

Girl On Girl: Tinder, Modern Love & Watery Maybes

There’s an important point to be made about how easy it is to ghost people or cancel plans now. We now say no at a lower emotional cost. That means

Morgan Cohn | September 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl On Girl: The Inequality In Being Outed

If you were anywhere on the internet in the past four days, you probably read something about Gawker’s outing of a C-level executive at one of the biggest media companies…

Morgan Cohn | July 21, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Girl On Girl: Sexual Ambiguity Seems More Fun

When I was 13, I decided to become a vegetarian until I realized I loved shrimp cocktail too much, so I became a pescatarian instead. There were things I missed, like buffalo…

Morgan Cohn | June 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Girl On Girl: Casual Dating Sucks No Matter What Gender You’re Into

There’s a thought process that being a lesbian is easier. Because women understand other women, they communicate better, and they’re exempt from the patriarchy. Yeah, right.

Morgan Cohn | March 24, 2015 - 12:10 pm

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Girl On Girl: The Social Stigma Of Bisexuality

It’s hard out there for a bisexual.

Morgan Cohn | March 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Girl On Girl: The Lesbian Obsession With Straight Women

In a time where female empowerment is so important and so celebrated, it’s absurd to me that women can still objectify other women for their own sexual validation.

Morgan Cohn | March 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

5 Things To Know About Cartoonist Alison Bechdel, Winner Of A MacArthur “Genius” Grant

There are plenty of people in the world who get nice things that they don’t (IMHO) deserve. So it’s especially nice when someone completely and utterly deserving is recognized for…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Lesbian City Council Member Gets Harassed By Her Constituents

“I’m going to keep coming up here and tell you how gays have no morality. … You’re filth. You’re dirt. Because I have the constitutional right to say it.” That’s…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2014 - 5:30 pm

On Cosmopolitan’s Lesbian Sex Guide: Thanks, But No Thanks

Cosmopolitan, after almost 50 years of being one of the most aggressively heteronormative women’s publications from newsstand to screen, has finally decided to throw the queers a bone — specifically,…

Shannon Keating | August 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Kudos To This Portrait Series For Not Erasing LGBTQ Identities While Proving They’re Just Like You

The Self Evident Truths Project is an ambitious undertaking to photograph portraits of 10,000 people who identify as being anywhere on the LGBTQI spectrum, or anyone who isn’t “100% straight.” According to the…

The Gloss | May 19, 2014 - 12:45 pm

Ellen Page Was Worried That Being Openly Gay Would Hurt Her Career

“For so long I just sort of thought, ‘You just can’t. I love being an actor, it’s a huge part of my life, so I’m going to keep that private.’

Claire Hannum | May 9, 2014 - 9:30 am

The Soapbox: Why We Shouldn’t Assume Kristen Stewart Is A Lesbian

I first fell in love with Kristen Stewart 10 years ago. I was 12.”Catch that Kid,” a classic of our times, has a criminal 12 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

Shannon Keating | May 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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