Tag: Lesbian Stereotypes

My Identity Is Not Up for Debate

During the portion of my life that I’ve been out of the closet, I’ve heard a lot of different things. I’ve had women I was interested in who decided – from information they’d inferred on their own – that I wasn’t as gay as I should be. I’ve had other…

What’s The Right Way To Be Gay?

I was the face of my college’s LGBT Center. As the student staff member, I organized pride parties, movie screenings and discussion groups. The same crowd came to every event: feminine lesbians with long blonde hair and quirky t-shirts, gay men so attractive they looked could model for GQ, a…

10 Bullsh*t Things Lesbians Hear All The Damn Time

For some reason, people who aren’t lesbians love to ask lesbians some pretty personal (and misguided) things. Some of these questions have probably been around for centuries, while others have been perpetuated by modern society and the ways that people come up with to “cure” gay men, lesbians, and bisexuals.…

Top 9 Lesbian Movie Clichés

The lesbian community is rife with stereotypes and clichés. As much as they may hold true in the actual, real life world, they’re usually not based on solid facts, but rather what sells movies. Often, these movies aren’t even written by actual lesbians, but by the men who think that…

Question: Can You Tell If Someone’s Gay?

Can you spot the lone lesbian in roomful of straight women? Can you tell if someone’s gay? Is your gaydar finally tuned? Hmmm, is it that easy? Can you look at someone and know if they are gay, bisexual, straight, pansexual… and so on? Make sure to read: Women Explain The Science Behind…

LGBT Myths Debunked (Video)

Dispelling negative and unhelpful myths and stereotypes about the LGBT community is so important. Stereotypes simplify our thinking about lots of things, but sometimes create huge misunderstandings about our little gay world. Also read: Tearing Down The Stereotypes Associated With Being Bi