I love to flirt but find it is usually a labor of love to flirt with other lesbians. Some are too politically correct or uptight to return the favor. Others take it the wrong way and act like I’m proposing we spend our lives together. Gay men seem to have fun flirting and they even flirt with straight men as a form of wordplay. Lesbians seem a little heavy handed in the flirting dept. Do you notice this as well and how does one flirt with impunity anyway?
Every years, between July 18 and July 21, the city of Edinburgh celebrates bisexuality!
Cael, our talented blogger on the gender (Exploring Gender), will attend the DC Gay Pride Parade during the weekend!
Since its founding in 1998, the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) has been held internationally to help us remember those who have been killed because of prejudice and hatred. This year, the day falls on Sunday, November 20th. Not only will we honor the memory of Rita Hester, whose death led to the founding of TDOR, but we will also pay tribute to those who have been listed in the news this year and others and those who have not.
«Butch», it's the title of the book, explores the lesbian identity and the issue of women who identify as butch.
I was never one of the normal little girls: no bows, no Barbies, no dresses. God help my mom if there were dresses. I loved action figures (Spider-Man is the best super hero), climbed trees, jumped in mud puddles, cut my hair short, and played a sport every season the recreation club in the neighborhood had enough kids to play. I epitomized the gender stereotype of the tomboy.
As I sit here thinking of what to write, I’m a little clueless. I want to be profound. I want to affect people. I want to be an example, someone to trust and to ask questions. But I also feel like I have no right to be that person yet because I haven’t figured out who I am.
The first gay film was released in Malaysia with success.
Written and directed by Celine Sciamma, Tomboy, a French film, introduces the child Mickael and follows him as he navigates relationships with other kids and his family. When his family moves to a new neighborhood, he is given the opportunity to start over and to be himself with his new friends. As the story progresses, Mickael works through his need to express his gender identity and how to navigate around the limitations of his body and hiding who he is on different levels.