Author: lq editor

“Friends First” what does that even mean?

“Friends First” what does that even mean?

Lesbian Dating sites and ‘Friends First’ I have been seeing a rash of the term ‘friends first’ on dating sites recently, and I am not even sure what that means. So… a person on a dating site wants to make friends with someone single that Read more

Opinion: Lesbians and Bi Women – Culture Clash?

Opinion: Lesbians and Bi Women – Culture Clash?

Why can’t we just all get along? I have a lot of close bi friends.  I have dated bi women. I hear a lot about how bi women feel pressure to ‘prove’ their queerness and how they get the message that they are not legitimate, Read more

What should women in open relationships looking for other women for ‘their first time’ do?

What should women in open relationships looking for other women for ‘their first time’ do?

How can bi women with male partners looking for women to sleep with get their needs met without hurting anyone?

BOLD Women Rising: Virtual Workshops

Special events in July for the Bold Old(er) Lesbians and Dykes

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The Skinny on STI risk between women

The Skinny on STI risk between women

STI risk charts are so so heteronormative! So I’ve summarized the information from the few resources I’ve found so you don’t have two weed through pages of info that focusses on straight, gay and bi sex, and doesn’t center lesbians.

How to tell if a woman is interested in you, for lesbians…

How to tell if a woman is interested in you, for lesbians…

models and internalized homophobia can make it difficult for women to let you know that they are interested in you. Here’s how to make it easier to tell.

Coming Out and Overcoming Faith Barriers

Coming Out and Overcoming Faith Barriers

by Renée Wood – Guest contributor to LQ I spent the years of my youth in church and eventually came out as a lesbian. My church didn’t accept me, but I learned to accept myself. Now I am engaged to my wonderful fiancee and I Read more

Lesbian Communities and Dehumanization

Lesbian Communities and Dehumanization

Infighting doesn’t help us Lesbian communities (and LGBTQ communities too) are broad and diverse. Like many marginalized groups, we experience infighting and project a lot of the discrimination we experience onto one another. I’m tired of it. In my 30+ years out as a lesbian, Read more

The 16 women you will see on lesbian dating sites when you’re over 40

The 16 women you will see on lesbian dating sites when you’re over 40

Have you noticed that there are a lot of similarities between lesbian dating profiles for women over 40? I have a brain that finds patterns and here are the one’s I’ve found so far. Please note, these are composites and any similarities to specific humans Read more