“Love is love” is a lie: How sentiments of equality cover up harsh queer realities
If you’re straight, my love is harder than your love. My love is being afraid of everyone from waiters to apartment managers. My love is always knowing where the exit…
After My Breakup, I Realized I Didn’t Miss My Ex — I Missed Who I’d Been When I Was with Her
The denial burned my heart and my throat and I stopped paying attention to myself and all that was happening on the level right below my heartbreak. I was falling…
My Love Letter To Sporty Spice, My Queer Idol Before I Knew I Needed One
Once I was out as someone who liked girls, I was out. The emotions gushed out of the floodgates and the little girl who used to be there found a home in…
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.
I Would Do Anything For Love, Except Return To North Carolina
North Carolina, you’re dead to me.
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.
Xena Is Back And Gayer Than Ever
The reboot of Xena: Warrior Princess will have Xena and Gabrielle’s relationship as its focus. …
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?
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.
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…
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…
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…