My First Kiss ... was with a Girl!

A few weeks ago, I was out dancing with a friend at an LGBT club where I met several new people of interest. I found myself quickly lost in a deep conversation with one of the men there about his ‘coming out’ story, and it wasn’t until this moment that a flood of memories saturated in past pain resurfaced. While the painful memories popped up, I was simultaneously being comforted by the emotional connection I was experiencing with this other person. I wasn’t alone in my past struggle with sexuality....more

Top 10 Reasons Why I Would Choose to Be a Lipstick Lesbian (although it’s not a choice)!

Have you seen the recent Durex advert?  It talks about how wonderful sex is and about meaningful relationships.  It made me think about how lucky I am that I don’t need to worry about condoms in order to have sex.  The advert also inspired me to reflect on all the positives to being a lesbian. I have always been delighted that I am a lesbian, but I have never articulated exactly why it is so great.  To be honest it is hard to put into words how wonderful it is.  Nonetheless I have tried to narrow it down to a top 10 list: ...more
don't think you know what a lipstick lesbian is - all the things you list are benefits of just ...more

You Can Have It Back: Learning How To Say Goodbye

One year ago, we sat here in this room, and after two years, we said goodbye.I think it’s funny, what changes in a year. How things go up and down. How we become completely different people, but are the same at our core. The scar still hurts when I bump against it suddenly, or when something happens to tear it open. But in a year, I’ve changed, and so have you....more

My daughter is Gay and...

lesbian (ˈlɛzbɪən) n 1. a female homosexualhomosexual (ˌhəʊməʊˈsɛksjʊəl, ˌhɒm-) — n 1. a person who is sexually attracted to members of the same sexI debated on how to start this post and finally decided to cut to the chase. See those two definitions up there? I don’t see anything that says freak, odd-ball, less than human or any other such nonsense. Yet, there are still too many people who have no clue on what equality is all about....more