Posts tagged "lesbian"

8 Lesbians Who Used To Be Straight

So, apparently Frisky office style icon Jenna Lyons is getting divorced from hubby Vincent Mazeau, after 10 years of marriage -- and is rumored to be in a relationship with a woman. Says the rumor mill, the woman Jenna's in love with is apparently also in the fashion biz, though we're not sure…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 25, 2011

More Than Half Of Women Are Attracted To Other Women, Says Study

Lez-be-honest, you know it's true: over half of all women are attracted to other gals, according to a study at Boise State University of Idaho. In a poll given to 484 students of varying sexual orientations, 60 percent of the female participants claimed "some level of attraction to other women," 45 percent had kissed another…
By: Stefanie Blejec / October 21, 2011

Girl On Girl: Finally, Lesbian Relationships Make For Juicy Tabloid Fodder!

It makes me really happy that people are speculating about Rosie O'Donnell's love life, that she's in People magazine talking about how she met her girlfriend at a Starbucks. And The National Enquirer, that trashy rag, wrote an entire story recently about how Portia and Ellen don't want kids. They literally took one idea from…
By: Trish Bendix / October 20, 2011

It’s Time To Cry: Watch Two Elderly Lesbians Arrested Over Love

Is there anything cuter than an old married couple who are still in love? Reverend Kathryn Cartledge and Elizabeth Eve have 30 years together, but cannot be legally married in their home state because of bigotry against gays. This 'We Do' campaign video of the North Carolinian lesbians applying for a marriage license…
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 18, 2011

14 Celebrity Coming Out Stories

Happy Coming Out Day, everyone. We are sending lots of love to our gay, lesbian, trans, bi, and queer readers! In the spirit of acceptance, we've rounded up 14 inspiring coming-out tales from 14 gay and lesbian celebs. And here's hoping anyone's impending coming-out is more "Monster Ball" than "Westboro Baptist Church"!
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 11, 2011

Girl On Girl: The Joke’s On You

I feel so bad for "Entourage" star Kevin Dillon right now. He's hurt because of a joke Jane Lynch made while hosting the Emmy Awards last weekend. He said what Jane did was "unfair," because it is just not true! What Jane said: "A lot people are very curious as to why I'm a lesbia…
By: Trish Bendix / September 22, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Michele Bachmann Jokes About Ex-Gay Therapy

Rep. Michele Bachmann made an insensitive quip about the so-called "ex-gay therapy" her husband does on "The Tonight Show" on Friday, joking that she thought it was "a mid-life crisis line — 'Pray away the grey.'" Har har har. [Think Progress] Remember that piece in Psychology Today last year about a "study"…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 19, 2011

Today’s Lady News: 12th-Grader Kicked Out Of School For Being Lesbian

A Christian private school in West Simsbury, Connecticut called The Master's School asked rising 12th grader Rachel Aviles to leave after it found out she is a lesbian. [Think Progress] This weekend, Jezebel blogger Jenna Sauers was riding the NYC subway home early in the morning when a man across the subway platform…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Representative Tammy Baldwin Runs For Senate

Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the only lesbian in Congress, has announced she will run for an open senatorial seat in 2012. If elected, Baldwin would become the nation's first openly gay senator. [Pink News UK Rep. Michele Bachmann said this weekend that she would confront the Supreme Court over abortion rights if elected…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 6, 2011

New K-Y Commercial Features A Lesbian Couple

I do a lot of grumping and grousing here at The Frisky. But when companies do something awesome, I like to give credit where credit is due. K-Y jelly has some new commercials going on the air in September for it's K-Y Intense lube and one of them features a lesbian couple. (They're actors.) The…
By: Jessica Wakeman / September 2, 2011

Amber Heard Is In A Relationship With A Woman, But Isn’t A Lesbian

"To say I came out implies that I was once in. Let me be straight about that—no pun intended—I never came out from anywhere. I’ve always lived my life the way I’ve wanted and have been honest with myself and everyone around me. It didn’t really affect anything in my career. I don’t think the…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 29, 2011

First Time For Everything: Fisting

In my early 20s I was still new to relationships and sex with women. I hadn’t yet completely identified as a lesbian and the idea of sleeping with a woman totally freaked me out. I was terrified of oral sex and to me, that was the only way to do it with women. When I…
By: Lila Starr / August 24, 2011

Girl On Girl: What Goes Down At A Lesbian Bachelorette Party

I feel like I've been writing about weddings a lot, but I guess it's just that time of year. I had my first experience buying bachelorette accessories for a lesbian wedding this month, as the first one I attended was my own, so I didn't buy anything for myself. But for my best friend, I…
By: Trish Bendix / August 22, 2011

NJ Bridal Salon Refuses To Sell Lesbian Bride A Gown

Every bride dreams about picking out her perfect wedding gown and then being told she is a sinner who will burn in the fire-y pits of hell. Oh, wait, she doesn't? Then you fail, Here Comes the Bride of Somers Point, New Jersey. You fail big.
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 18, 2011

Girl Talk: I Thought I Was A Lesbian

It has been a big year for me. I switched jobs; I moved to another city; and finally removed myself from a lengthy and unhealthy relationship. I’ve always known that as one door closes, another one opens. And after going through that grueling breakup, I met and fell in love with the man of my…
By: Anonymous / August 18, 2011

Tide Thinks Your Little Girl Is A Big Ol’ Lesbian Because She Likes To Play With Blocks

Tide's new "Hoodies & Cargo Shorts" commercial is all about a prissy mom's squeamishness with her daughter's tomboyish tendencies. But in case you missed the subtext: Pssst! The mom is worried her daughter is a L-E-S-B-I-A-N! The gay blog Queerty thinks Tide might be "lampooning" the Stepford mom's behavior — and that's probably a little…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 9, 2011

Queen Latifah Finally Comes Out

"I just like ladies who have class. Period. And if it’s 'T and A' you’re sellin’, that’s fine, as long as that’s what you’re selling. But you don’t have to show everything, you know? You can hold some back and just be yourself and let your personality shine and let your individuality show. To me,…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 5, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Lesbian Couple Saved Lives In Norway Massacre

Hege Dalen and Toril Hansen are a married lesbian couple who were camping on the island of Utoya in Norway when the shooting massacre occurred. Together they saved 40 teenagers by taking their boat on four trips back and forth across the lake to bring the kids to safety. An astounding 92 people were killed…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 3, 2011

Girl On Girl: 5 Things I’m Not Allowed To Do Because I’m A Lesbian

This week I've had a few reminders of the rules that exist for gay girls like me in American society. But because I'm an optimist, I'd like to look the bright side of things I can't do in public.
By: Trish Bendix / July 22, 2011

New Documentary “The Lavender Scare” Remembers When Gays Were Purged From Government

We all know at least a little bit about our government's hyper-overreaction to "the red menace" back in the 1950s. Men and women throughout politics, the media and Hollywood lost their jobs if anyone thought they were a Communist or Communist-sympathizer. A lesser known story, however, is how the U.S. government also tried to get…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 15, 2011
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