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Life,Sex & Relationships

Thursday, 15 August 2013 23:08

Study: Housing Discrimination Against Same-Sex Couples

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We know that we can be discriminated when we want to rent a house and for the first time, HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) conducted a study which confirms that.

Friday, 12 July 2013 22:06

Study: Woman-To-Woman Sexual Assault

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Rebecca launched an online survey on woman-to-woman sexual assault which is the first phase of a PhD study.

Friday, 05 July 2013 15:56

Emotional Maturity = Growing Up

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Dear Sappho,
I’m at a lost at how to deal with my parents and their reactions to their adult children’s choices and lifestyles. I’m a lesbian and they seem to think they have a role in choosing my girlfriends. One sister is straight with five kids but they try to tell her how to raise her kids and live her life on a daily basis. Another sister is divorced with no intention of ever getting married again and every conversation they have with her revolves on finding her a husband. We laugh about it when we aren’t pulling our hair out. Life choices they don’t approve of are ignored or boycotted.

Without realizing it they use emotional blackmail and judgmental tactics in an attempt to control our behaviors. Which might explain why none of us is married, or in a traditional relationship. They don’t realize they are teaching us through negative example, and the most important lesson we seemed to have learned from them is to not repeat their mistakes or follow their advice regarding relationship and career choices. Any choice we make is open to their unwelcome criticism and judgment. It is of particular concern that they proclaim anything or anyone they don’t approve of as crazy or mentally ill. I’m getting tired of waiting for my parents to grow up….
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 23:22

HRC Releases LGBT Latino Youth Report

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HRC was interested in LGBT youth and particularly in LGBT Latino youth, their fears and their hopes. There were many changes these last years which brought more equality, more possibilities also for our community and the LGBT Latino youth stay optimistic as LGBT but not so much as Latino.

charice pempengco



For a few weeks, rumours on the sexuality of the Filipino singer Charice Pempengco have circulated. Since her change of look, people want to know if she is lesbian or transgender. I have finally the answer to this questions: she is lesbian!


poll birth factor




A new Gallup's poll shows now 47% of Americans view being gay or lesbian as a sexual orientation individuals are born with. Finally!



Today, May 17th, it is the International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia (IDAHO or IDAHOT).

Friday, 10 May 2013 22:32

What Charms You Most?

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Dear Sappho,

Regarding the infinite and varied charms of the women you have loved, what charms you Most?


Thursday, 21 March 2013 00:38

Lez Gossip: Is Jennifer Lawrence lesbian or bisexual?

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Several rumors have spread on the web. They report actresses who have lesbian or bisexual relationships. Let’s focus on Jennifer Lawrence who was caught having fun with a girl.

Thursday, 07 March 2013 19:13

A Date On Lesbos

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Dear Sappho,

It would be so much fun to live on the ancient island of Lesbos and spend a day with you. Could you describe a typical date with you and your lover and some of the things you might do hanging out with the Beloved?

Saturday, 16 February 2013 18:51

Love, Support & the Status Quo

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Dear Sappho,
My girlfriend has been unemployed for some time now. I think she is tired of looking for work and has secretly given up trying to find a job. I am worried about our status quo and maintaining the same quality of living we had before she was laid off. I fear we will lose our house if something doesn't change soon. It is true that she supported me for years while I had personal problems, but she made 2 or 3 times more money than I do. Supporting her will not be financially possible for me at this time. I am sure if she tried a little harder we could make ends meet. I feel as though my world is falling apart and with it, our love. Any advice to save us?

Saturday, 09 February 2013 00:37

Not Enough Cuddling or Flirting?

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Dear Sappho, 

My girlfriend is not romantic at all any more. At first she was but for several years now - she has treated me more like a roommate than as a lover. No more kisses, cuddles, flirting or even intimate talks. I feel stuck and don't know how to get her to communicate. I'm not even sure she likes me anymore. Every time I try to talk to her about it she tells me I'm being silly. Do you think we can overcome such an impasse and where do I start?


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