Don’t be fooled into thinking, when you first hit the scene, that you need to conform to stereotypes. Be yourself and you’ll be sure to find genuine sexual happiness in the long run. Thankfully, lesbian stereotypes are dissipating at quite a rate. Over the past few years various people have made it easier to be a lesbian in the public …Read More »
Tag Archives: Relationships
How to Talk to Your Bisexual Boyfriend
So you’ve just found out your boyfriend is bisexual. Now what? Well that really depends on the matter you discovered his bisexuality. If he came out to candidly he probably needs a hug and a bit of moral support. If you caught him in bed with another guy (or a girl if you’re coming at this from the gay angle), …Read More »
Supporting a Partner going through Gender Transition
Gender transition can be equally as stressful on relationships as it can before the individual. Recognizing and caring for the difficulty of this process can help maintain a strong relationship with a partner. Immediately, understand they are going to feel a lot of stress. They may be questioning their decision, which can bring up issues from the past and other complex …Read More »
Do Gay Men Have Less Stable Relationships?
No one really knows why, but for decades, social studies have hinted that gay men are more promiscuous and less faithful in relationships. Formal studies that have been done to pick apart claims that gay men are less capable of committing to one person however have failed to prove anything. So why are we worried? The HIV/AIDs epidemic is the …Read More »
Saying Goodbye To Lesbian Bed Death
Sometimes when a couple has been together for a long time, sex isn’t the main priority for them, or one person in the relationship isn’t as into it. Regarding lesbian relationships, this has been called “Lesbian Bed Death” (LBD). Just like any other type of couple, a lesbian couple might find that they’re not as passionate as they were when they …Read More »
Real Reasons That Gay Parents Are Amazing
Scientific evidence shows that children of gay parents are being raised very well. The American Academy of Pediatrics announced its approval of same sex marriage and said: “Children thrive in families that are stable and that provide permanent security, and the way we do that is through marriage.” Benjamin Siegel, who co-authored the policy statement, said in a statement. “The …Read More »
Harmful Myths About Lesbian Partner Violence
Domestic violence happens in every type of relationship Crisis line counselors are sometimes warned to be extra vigilant when they screen those seeking safety from domestic violence because, in the case of lesbian relationships, some pretend to be victims in order to be admitted into a shelter to access their partner. Turning a blind eye to domestic violence in lesbian relationships tells …Read More »
LGBTI Youth & Sexual Health
The CDC defines sexual health as “…a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.” Researchs show that people who identify as LGBTI tend to report lower satisfaction rates in regards to sexual health. In large part this is due to a lack of discussion about LGBTI relationships and sexuality. While many people get such information …Read More »
Butch, Dyke, Femme or Lipstick Lesbian?
What Do They Mean and Where Do they Come From? I’ve been caught out myself quite a few times. I’ve been hanging out with a group of lesbian friends in a bar, catching up on gossip and the latest on off relationships (much like the L Word), when someone surprises me with a term where I just haven’t got a …Read More »
You’re Not the Only Lesbian in Town!
Whether you’ve grown up all your life in a quiet, sleepy little town and just “Came Out”, or you’ve moved to the back of beyond with your partner, there’s no need to feel that you are the only lesbian – or lesbians – in town! It may seem like a sleepy, little place full of retired citizens and schoolteachers, but …Read More »