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Beloved Queer Women's Website AfterEllen To Shutter On Friday

Tumblr | James Nichols | Posted 09.21.2016 | Queer Voices

Over the last 10 years, I’ve published a lot of very personal things on AfterEllen. I’ve written things people didn’t agree with. I’ve written...

Meet The First Openly Gay Miss America Contestant In History

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.14.2016 | Queer Voices

In June 2016, Erin O’Flaherty made history as the first openly gay Miss America contestant after being crowned Miss Missouri. O’Flaherty is now pr...

Seattle Mariners Tell Lesbian Couple To Stop 'Being Affectionate'

OutSports | James Nichols | Posted 08.11.2016 | Queer Voices

This article by Cyd Zeigler originally appeared on Outsports An incident involving a lesbian couple at a Seattle Mariners game Friday night has the te...

Cara Delevingne: ‘If People Want To Say I’m Gay, That’s Great’

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.06.2017 | Queer Voices

Actress and former supermodel Cara Delevingne got candid about her sexuality in a new interview this week, stopping short of using “gay” as an ide...

Fiona Apple's Classic 'Criminal' Video Just Got A Lesbian Makeover

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.31.2016 | Queer Voices

Comedian, actress, writer and musician Lane Moore debuted a new video this week with her band It Was Romance that reimagines the classic 1996 Fiona Ap...

20 Unspoken Rules Of Urban Lesbians

AfterEllen | James Nichols | Posted 07.24.2016 | Queer Voices

Hello. Are you a female homosexual inhabiting a densely populated urban area? Are you having a hard time understanding lesbians? DO you find their beh...

Lesbians Open Up About Why They Enjoy Anal Sex

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.22.2016 | Queer Voices

Popular lesbian YouTube vlogger Arielle Scarcella is back to discuss a topic not typically discussed when it comes to lesbian sexuality: anal sex. Acc...

YouTubers Discuss Abusive Relationships In The Queer Female Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices

A group of lesbian YouTubers recently came together to discuss different kinds of abuse and the way that abuse can manifest itself and play out in rel...

Are Power Lesbians Secretly Running the World?

AfterEllen | James Nichols | Posted 07.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Quick, think of some of the most influential US women in their fields, past and present. Got some? Chances are at least some of the women you thought ...

This Powerful Instagram Chronicles Important Moments In Lesbian Herstory

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.29.2016 | Queer Voices

✊🏽Lesbians Against Police Violence marching in The Gay Freedom Day Parade, June 24, 1979, San Francisco #lesbianculture #lesbiansvstheman #1979 A...

Lesbians And Bisexual Women Discuss What It's Like To Date One Another

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices

Popular queer YouTuber vlogger Arielle Scarcella’s latest video features a candid conversation between couples in which one partner identifies as a ...

A Lesbian Reclamation Of The Word 'Girlfriend'

AfterEllen | James Nichols | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices

In 2014, at the ripe old age of 24, I finally got myself a girlfriend, and I was amped about it. I was in love. I was maybe even “in luff” the way...

What's A Lesbian 'Touch Me Not'?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices

A groundbreaking new video is taking a look at an often overlooked portion of the queer community: lesbian and queer-identifying woman who get off sex...

What Do Your Kids Call You, Lesbian Moms?

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.15.2016 | Queer Voices

In their latest YouTube video, Brandy and Susan of The Next Family discussed an important aspect of same-sex parenting: what kids call their parents. ...

Why Do Some Lesbians Like Performing Oral Sex On Sex Toys? (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.09.2016 | Queer Voices

Note: This story and the above video includes language that may be considered graphic and unsuitable for work and other sensitive environments. Why do...

Watch These Women's Beautiful Surprise Double Marriage Proposal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two women recently became engaged in an adorable, surprise double marriage proposal after a romantic weekend in New York City. The engagement is the f...

A Hilarious Look At What It's Like To Have Your First Lesbian Experience

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices

Do you remember your first queer sexual experience? The first time you hook up with someone of the same sex can be daunting -- but also thrilling, and...

Former Disney Channel Star Reveals How She Prepared For New Lesbian Role

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.05.2017 | Queer Voices

"Sister, Sister" star Tia Mowry opened up about tackling the recurring character, Cassie, who happens to be a lesbian, in the hit Fox series, "Rosewoo...

James Bond 'Cured' Pussy Galore Of Her Lesbianism?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A shocking letter recently surfaced that reveals what appears to be some blatantly homophobic attitudes by the author of the James Bond series, Ian Fl...

Kindergartener Allegedly Barred From School Because She Has Two Moms

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A California Christian school is feeling the heat after reportedly rejecting a kindergarten student because she has two moms. Sheena and Lashaune, wh...

'Proud Fat Woman' Lea DeLaria Bares It All In Empowering, Emotional Video

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria strips down -- literally and figuratively -- in a moving, no-holds-barred video you have to see. In the new...

'OITNB' Star Uzo Aduba On Whether Or Not She'll Have A Same-Sex Love Scene

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Things heated up for Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the third season of "Orange is the New Black," with a new, prospective love interest. In an interv...

Can You Guess Which Of These 5 Women Is A Lesbian Based On Just Their Voices?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Is there really something in our voices that can clue others in to our sexuality? On the heels of the recent hit film, "Do I Sound Gay?," filmmaker Ta...

Are You A Femme Queer Woman? Looking For Love? There's An App For That

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Dating in the digital age can be tough -- especially when you have to fight for the world to recognize your identity as a legitimate one. As a result ...

Lea DeLaria: Butch Lesbians Are 'Pariahs' Of The LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.03.2017 | Queer Voices

"Orange Is The New Black" star Lea DeLaria spoke out this week about the treatment of self-identified butch lesbians within the larger context of the ...