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Femme Lesbian Invisibility

My Children Don't Know I'm a Lesbian

Georgia Kolias | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Georgia Kolias

I'm not the type of person who likes to keep secrets. I grew up in a house where secrets floated in the air at all times, and I never liked to keep track of who knew what. But when I realized at the age of sixteen that I was a lesbian, I suddenly had my own secret to keep track of.

These 'Butch' Lesbians Have A Message For All Of You 'Femmes'

The Huffington Post | James NIchols | Posted 06.30.2014 | Gay Voices

Popular lesbian YouTube personality Arielle Scarcella is back with a new video that explores the complicated dynamics between self-identified "femme" ...

My Neverending Coming-Out Story

Jodi Savitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

My frustration is this: Even after coming out, feminine lesbians walk through life feeling unacknowledged and delegitimized and are often chided for speaking up about their invisibility.

Tackling Femme Invisibility

Megan Evans | Posted 03.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Megan Evans

If asked to think of a lesbian, most people's thoughts drift to the stereotypical image of a butch lesbian. It may come as a surprise to some that this is not the only type of lesbian that exists, oh no -- there are some who are "femmes."