Emboldened by such images as Madonna kissing Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera on a TV awards show, girls are proudly declaring their alternative sexualities at a younger age than ever before. Denise Pell, president of BiNet USA, a network for bisexuals, says it has become more acceptable for younger girls to experiment with their sexual identities well before their college years. It doesn't necessarily mean these kids are sexually active, but they are learning about themselves, not just in their sexualities but in their lives in general.
There are venues for Chelsea muscle boys, Billyburg alterna-queers, hyperlipsticked lesbians — and a good handful of spots where those types and more crawl all over each other. Very nouveau-Continental Baths. Gold St.
Last weekend I went to the Dinah, as we lesbians call it. For those of you who don't know, the Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs is the biggest lesbian party of the year -- our spring break, if you will. I'd been to the Dinah a bunch, but always for the golf and never for the parties coughloser, cough.
Thanks to the New York State Legislature, gay marriages are all the rage right now, but someone might want to tell the owner of Here Comes the Bride, a bridal shop in Somers Point, on the Jersey Shore the actual shore, not the show. She just refused to sell a lesbian a wedding dress. A full week after their incredibly heroic efforts made the pages of Finland's largest daily newspaper, their story has bobbed its way across the Atlantic and onto our shores.
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Here are some tips for attending for the first time. Gay Prides come in all different sizes. If you live in Boise, there might be people at your gay pride event.
Julia Rothman for BuzzFeed News. So I decide to wake the place up a little. The second dinner session has just let out, and the Rendezvous Lounge which is as tacky as it sounds is overflowing with lesbians.
Head here for regular drag shows, fabulous food, and a killer subterranean dancefloor. No cheese, no shirts and no attitude. The best spot on Oxford for kicked-back vibes, fabulous people watching and a cheeky boogie. Not technically a gay bar, but a very popular spot with the boys.
Whether you love or hate the term, there is a noticeable shift in television in how queer stories and characters are dealt with. Sure, coming out stories will never go away—nor should they—but one MTV series, the upcoming Faking Itis sending a very pro-message about being a lesbian couple in, of all places, high school. In the series, created by Carter Covingtontwo not-so-popular BFFs, Amy Rita Volk and Karma Katie Stevensa former American Idol contestantare mistaken for a lesbian couple but once they realize it actually helps elevate them in their status of popularity at school, they decide to play along with the ruse.