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Coming Out as Lesbian

Let's Come Out And Surprise People With The Ordinariness Of Being Gay

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Layla McCay

Every time we are brave, every time we reveal our sexuality in a matter-of-fact way at appropriate times, we help people understand that gay and lesbian people aren't all special or weird or different or ugly or beautiful or anything else. We are just like anyone else.

Lying About Being A Lesbian? My Ex-Boyfriend's Response

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I decided to interview my ex-boyfriend for his perspective on my coming out. We always hear what it's like for the gay person, but there are countless ex-girlfriends, ex-boyfriends, ex-spouses, and ex-lovers who are left reeling from the shock of the lies. This is his side of the story.

Coming Out To Hone Your Inner Entrepreneur

Heidi E. Lehmann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Heidi E. Lehmann

Personal identity is probably the biggest asset any of us has, and when this powerful piece of the equation is anchored, no matter whether you're starting a new business, seeking funding for a project, or being a kick-ass rocker, everything else seems to fall into place a little easier.

Coming Out: She Had To Be Willing To Die Before She Could Live

BJ Gallagher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
BJ Gallagher

I know a number of women -- older women, in particular -- who were married to men when they were younger but partnered up with women later in life. I asked Kristin Katalin to share her personal story.

When You Realize You're a Lesbian

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sasha Lotrian

Does knowing you're gay early in life affect what type of lesbian you're going to end up being? Or is a butch a butch and a femme a femme no matter when the proverbial lightbulb goes off that says "Oh, I'm so gay!"?