Posts tagged "lesbianism"

A Brief History Of “Boston Marriages”

“Boston Marriage” was a term used in the 19th century and early 20th century to refer to two single women living together, independent of men. The term was originally coined in Henry James’ novel The Bostonians, which told the tale of an intimate companionship between two wealthy, Boston women. Rumored to have been based o…

By: Ami Angelowicz / September 12, 2012

Top Five Songs About Straight Girls Making Out

Girls making out, faux lesbianism, Girls Gone Wild spectacles are kind of de rigeur it seems like, but it's harder than you'd think to find actual songs about girls hooking up that aren't written by lesbian musicians like The Indigo Girls. I delved deep into the interweb in search of the most salacious lyrics about…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 26, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Usher Explains Lesbianism

"Women have started to become lovers of each other as a result of not having enough men." -- Usher in Vibe

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 18, 2008

Ellen Page Kinda, Sorta Comes Out On SNL

Did Ellen Page "come out" on Saturday Night Live? In this skit, the Juno star, who's had gossip bloggers rumor-mongering about her sexuality for months, plays a straight girl who goes to a Melissa Etheridge concert and comes home overwhelmed with pro-female lust. But instead of ending the skit with a joke, as you would…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 3, 2008