lesbians

Television Tries To Represent Gay And Lesbian Folks. But Usually Fails.

I gotta say, given that it’s 2009 and all, I’m just not impressed with how gay and lesbian folks are portrayed on television. Sure, you might see gay couples on…

Nikki Dowling | August 1, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Swedish Lesbians Hogging The Sperm Bank Stockpile

When my boyfriend IM’d me something called “Swedish Lesbians Suck Sperm Banks Dry,” I initially thought he was just horny. But, lo and behold, it’s actually an article about how…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Study Aims To Get To The Bottom Of Lesbian Drinking Habits

The University of Illinois College of Nursing just got $3 million from the federal government to set the record straight about gayelles and alcoholism. “Myths and stereotypes of lesbians as…

Simcha | July 24, 2009 - 11:10 am

Quick Pic: How To Really Work A Red Carpet

Phyliss Navidad, Barry Morse, and Eric Mueller hit up the Outfest 2009 27th Annual Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival’s opening night gala film “LA MISSION.” [7/9/09] …

Annika Harris | July 10, 2009 - 5:50 pm

Gay Sex No Longer Illegal In New Delhi

The gay pride parade in New Delhi, India may have just ended, but supporters of the gay right’s movement rose that striped flag once again in celebration of the decriminalization…

Daniela Guernica | July 2, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Girls Kissing Girls: A “Disturbing New Trend”

In what must surely be the slowest of news days, the Daily Mail brings us an article today shedding light on the “disturbing” trend of girls kissing girls. Perhaps you’ve…

Wendy Atterberry | July 1, 2009 - 10:45 am

Gay Rodeo Clown

I knew that I was a lesbian very early on. As I reached my twenties, it was clear that I was a butch lesbian, with more “male” energy than “female.”

DivineCaroline.com | June 30, 2009 - 10:48 am

Rachel Maddow Talks About Being A Butch Anti-“Anchorbabe”

Rachel Maddow just doesn’t give a flying f**k about “being pretty,” thank you very much. But she still has to put up with a lot of annoying busybodying. You know:…

Jessica Wakeman | June 24, 2009 - 2:20 pm

Harvard Endows LGBT Professorship Role

The Ivy League is making waves toward greater acceptance this week. First, Katie Couric was the first woman to give a commencement speech at Princeton. Now, Harvard University has become…

Annika Harris | June 4, 2009 - 5:15 pm

10 Songs About Lesbians That We Actually Like

Guys who go on and on and on about lady-love are so annoying. They’re lesbians, dude—they’re NOT going to be into you. The latest annoyance? “Girl Gotta Girlfriend”

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Lesbian Is The New Black

Lesbians are hot. No, not like that, perv. I mean, they’re everywhere. There’s Ellen, Portia de Rossi, “Top Chef’s” Jamie Lauren, Cythia Nixon and, up until a few weeks ago,…

Nikki Dowling | April 24, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Starbucks Wants You To Buy Their Coffee And Enjoy A Same Sex Kiss

Ah, April — the month of fools, taxes and same sex kisses? Well, yes. Apparently, Starbucks, because it’s one of the most “gay-friendly, corporate spots in the world,” will be…

Wendy Atterberry | April 1, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: “Curing” Lesbians With Rape!

How’s this for an evil/nonsensical “trend” — in South Africa, the number of lesbian women who’ve reported being raped to “cure” them of their gayness is on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Kiss “The L Word” Goodbye

The final season of “The L Word” is almost over, tear! This Sunday, the last episode of the groundbreaking show will air. Ilene Chaiken, the creator of the Showtime hit,…

Simcha | March 6, 2009 - 6:30 pm

The 10 Best Lesbian Kisses On The Boob Tube

Yesterday, on “All My Children,” Reese and Bianca got married, creating a milestone in matrimony. The first lesbian wedding on daytime TV was a real Kleenex-fest! With enough…

Simcha | February 17, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Frisky Rant: Is The Male Lesbian Fantasy Messing With Women’s Sexuality?

With the proliferation of straight girl-on-girl action being popularized in the media — from “Girls Gone Wild” and Miley Cyrus’ sleepover kiss, to Katy Perry’s hit “I Kissed A Girl”

Simcha | January 20, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Who IS Casey Johnson, Anyway?

Socialite Casey Johnson and her crew of friends have been known for starting public scandals and feuds. Recently, Casey’s ex-girlfriend, Courtenay Semel, viciously beat her and set fire to her…

Annika Harris | January 15, 2009 - 8:30 pm

The Greatest & Gayest Headlines Of 2008

With the passing of Proposition 8, 2008 has left a bad taste in a lot of our mouths. But it would be sad to let a year full of PR…

Simcha | December 18, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Romance On TV: Grey’s Anatomy Sets Up Its Lesbian Romance For Failure

Last night on “Grey’s Anatomy” we finally got to see how ABC execs decided to cut out Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) and her lesbian love storyline. There was…

Leigh Raines | November 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm

So Long, Erica Hahn

Last week, we looked at the über-emotional post-coital scene between new lesbians Dr. Callie Torres (Sara Ramirez) and Dr. Erica Hahn (Brooke Smith) on “Grey’s Anatomy.” Their good sex isn’t…

Catherine Strawn | November 4, 2008 - 4:00 pm