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Reasons Why Now Is The Best Time To Be A Single Lesbian

Perhaps there was a time when Valentine’s Day was actually kind of nice. But today you’d be hard-pressed to find even the most romantic lesbian couple muster up the enthusiasm for what is essentially a mid-winter marketing ploy. Now its all about the single status. The freedom. The entertainment. The…

Historians Discuss The Often Under-Appreciated Queer Female Pioneers Of Our Past (Video)

To celebrate LGBT History Month in the USA, HuffPost Live talked with lesbian historians Lillian Faderman (author of The Gay Revolution: The Story Of The Struggle) and Bonnie Morris (Professor of Women’s Studies, George Washington University and Georgetown University) to celebrate the often under-appreciated women-loving-women pioneers, The discussion is focused on lesbians’ roles…

Relationship Dilemmas: Escaping The Friend Zone

Do you often find yourself daydreaming that your BFF was actually your girlfriend? You get along so well and are a perfect fit. How do you get out of the friend zone? If you play your cards right an awesome relationship can follow. Fail and you risk jeopardising a wonderful friendship.…

What Makes Female Masculinity Hot?

There is something about being in close proximity to a butch woman that makes me go a little fluttery inside – kind of melty and shy, and occasionally, bold. Perhaps this is accentuated by the fact that butches are rare and precious in my particular corner of the universe, but…

15 Surefire Ways To Kill Your Relationship

It would be nice to have some guarantee on the longevity of relationships, especially after all the work you’ve done to get into her in the first place. Alas, there isn’t, and even the seemingly greatest lesbian romances are at risk when they’re not protected and cultivated. Here are some…

3 Reason Why Your Girlfriend Treats You Like Sh*t

Are you always annoyed and irritated at the way your girlfriend treats you? Does she make you feel like a slave, a child getting scolded by her mother, or a student being nagged by a teacher? And it’s not like you did anything terribly wrong. You’ve been trying to figure…

22 Annoying Things My Girlfriend Does

You might be one of those lucky people who are so in sync with their girlfriend that the world is on big happy place. Or (because you clicked this article) you might have just had it with her infuriating habits. Don’t get me wrong, I love my girlfriend with all of…

Question: Why Do So Many Gay Women Go For Unavailable Women?

As the stereotype goes, gay women have a tendency to fall not only for that straight friend, but other unavailable women too. Wanting what you can’t have drives many of us crazy. So, why are we into people who just aren’t into us? Talking to Huffington Live host Nancy Redd, Mo Welch, the…

Coming To Terms With Your Sexuality

Coming to terms with your own sexuality is always a complicated and unique experience. There are a lot of opinions out there. Some will tell you what you are feeling is just a phase. Some will tell you that you are just second guessing yourself, and to let that idea…

Things You Learn When Your Long-Term Relationship Collapses

Yes, relationships are great, but they also destroy the parts of you that are necessary to function in the single world. The ending a long-term relationship is just like being born. It’s painful, loud, and once it’s over you’re left screaming at a world you don’t understand. There’s a lot…

The Rise of Casual Sex Between Women

New York Magazine recently reported that Americans are now more OK with casual sex than they were in the 90s. According to the data from the nationally representative General Social Survey of 33,380 Americans over 18, 37% have had casual sex in the past year, compared to 32% in the 90s. In addition, Americans have had more sexual partners…

7 Struggles Lesbians Who Hate Flirting Know to Well

When we think of women flirting, we often see the toss of the hair, the bat of the lashes, the intense gazing, and the seductive finger trail down the cheek… But for me, this behaviour is utterly bewildering and foreign. I was born with an innate inability to be flirtatious.…

Lesbian Problems 101 (Video)

99 problems, getting pregnant ain’t one! But being lesbian can sometimes sucks – from understanding women, to texting, threesomes, complex friendship dynamic, The L Word and more. Every lesbian goes through these problems. So watch and relate… Watch more great video from the The Gay Woman Channel – they rock  

27 Lesbian Rites Of Passage We All Go Through

What is a Lesbian’s ‘Rite of Passage’. Well basically its the rituals that marks your transition from a baby dyke, to a former baby dyke. Simple 1. Coming to terms with your sexuality 2. Lying to your parents about your “friend” staying over – eeeek 3. Hooking up with your…

10 Mistakes ALL Lesbians Make (Video)

Head held in shame, because most of these mistakes apply to me. Ok – ALL apply to me. Yes, I’ve continued to live with my girlfriend after we broke. Yes, sex toys have caught me out. Yes, I’ve dated my ex girlfriends best friend. And yes I over analysis everything.…

15 Signs You’re Dating a Lesbian Sociopath

Here’s a fun fact – according to clinical psychologist Dr Martha Stout, 1 in 25 people are sociopaths. Which means there is a possibility that you may be dating one, or there is a chance you’ve come in contact with one in the past. Note, not every sociopath is psycho…

7 Tips For Handling Relationship Insecurities

We have all felt unworthy of love. Our insecurity make us see problems where they don’t exist, turning what can been successful relationships into a short-lived, dismal failure. Find out how to get over relationship insecurities and have a better relationship. 1. Stop thinking it is all about you A self centred world view…

5 Ways to Electrify Your Sex Life

We can all use some fresh ideas to spice up our love lives. So, here are 5 approaches I found useful Surprise a lover with a new experience New experiences energise us. Sharing them increases intimacy, making hot sex more likely. So rent an erotic film, plan a trip somewhere romantic, or…

Single You vs. Relationship You and 7 Things You Said You Wouldn’t do

Single You told yourself you wouldn’t become one of ‘those girlfriends’ who neglects all other responsibilities, dumps their relationship issues on others, drops out of parties, and neglects their personal goals for a relationship. But here comes Relationship You, and you’re in love, and sometimes its really worth putting these things on hold – right?!…

Figuring Out You’re Bisexual

So, how do you know if you’re a lesbian or bisexual? Its actually a big question to ask yourself. However, you’re not alone in asking this – a lot of women find themselves questioning their sexual orientation at different stages of their lives. The truth is that no one, but yourself can find the…

If Women Were Themselves On A First Date

As cliché as it sounds, being yourself is probably the best way to ensure you not only have a good time on a first date, but also get a second date, too. That said, there are a few dos and don’ts to keep in mind when hanging out with someone…

SeX.ED 101 | Vagina Confidence

Vagina. When was the last time you said the “V” word out loud and didn’t feel a little self-conscious? In an age of skin-baring pop stars, crazed internet porn and the sexualisation of women, it seems ironic that vaginas are still considered the most taboo area of human anatomy. So, why is it…