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The Lesbian Index: Nine Types Of Sapphic Lovers

Lesbianism is such a hot topic, some celebs even seem to be capitalizing on the media coming out party. While faux-mo’s make us want to barf, in general, the mainstreaming of what was once considered counterculture is exciting. Now heteros can finally play Indigo Girls’ records in public without being judged! But who are the trailblazing scissor sisters bridging their community? Since everyone’s personalities are a mixture of nurture and nature, here are the basic types of lesbians from which you can make-up the Venn diagram of lesbian society.

The Sophisticate Usually an artist or academic, this well read member of the intelligentsia is socially conscious without smelling like patchouli. An important public person, she’s a wise, loving role model. Example: Melissa Etheridge

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Friday Quickies!

  • The Los Angeles Times featured a week long dialogue this week about modern feminism between Katha Pollitt and Amanda Marcotte, who are 20 years apart in age. Very interesting read. [LA Times]
  • Daily Bedpost discusses LiLo and the L.U.G. phenomenon. [Daily Bedpost]
  • Boinkology unearths an awesomely archaic educational guide to becoming a woman. [Boinkology]
  • Awesome! An abstinence teen magazine to read when we’re wearing our abstinence sweatpants! [Feministing]
  • People brand their videos as fake porn to get them viewed on YouTube. [Shine]
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  • Barsexual: Our New Favorite Word

    Right now, many American co-eds are having new experiences on Spring Break! From visiting foreign countries to getting baby’s first bikini wax, higher education is all about broadening your horizons. Although LUG (Lesbian Until Graduation) is already in the Urban Dictionary, there’s a new online reference for women who just play gay. We all know sexuality is a spectrum, but on the 1-10 scale, the newly defined barsexual is in the negative numbers. She licks other girls just to make men drool, or, as Urban Dictionary puts it, “A BARSEXUAL girl only kisses them in places that charge a cover.” Oh, snap! Keep reading »

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