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Why This New Lesbian Dating App Could Break Fresh Ground

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Creators are hoping that an award-winning dating app will break fresh ground as the first of its type designed specifically for lesbian women. As...

Take Your Dream A Step Further

Mary Gorham Malia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Mary Gorham Malia

It's a new year. Again. It just keeps happening and there is no stopping it. Days tick by and turn into weeks, months and years and still you dream. ...

WATCH: Did The Feminist Movement Forget Lesbians?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices

According to some, two groups of women -- lesbians and women of color -- have been on the outskirts of the feminist movement in order for the movement...

The Queer Life of Digital Dating

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 10.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

Online dating isn't easy for most people, but it's really tough for older women. When I began my online search, I was elated to receive some immediate responses. Upon examining those first photos, I thought, "They are all old! Do I look like them?"

Mastering in Love: LGBT Dating and the Journey to the Ring

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 09.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

Instead of dating to find Mr. or Mrs. Right, date to learn more about yourself and what makes you happy. Make it less about getting the ring and more about discovering what makes you want to give someone a ring. And use each relationship to hone in on what your ideal life will be like.

Avoid These Online Dating Profile Traps

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 07.09.2013 | Comedy
Nicole Breedlove

Online lesbian dating can be a lot like looking for an apartment: The ad sounds great, but what does it really look like? Will you end up in a long, loving relationship or chained in a woman's basement? To help you, I have compiled a list of phrases that lesbians often use and what they really mean.

Being Open to Love

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

Being open to love is not always easy. For some it may come naturally but for most it takes practice.

A Late-Blooming Lesbian Panther

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 05.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

I took to boys like I was on a fast trip down a one-lane highway, but that was because I had no idea that I could be with a girl. A perfect middle-class 1950s girl, I went to college, dated boys and got married at 22. I tried being the perfect wife but failed miserably.

Are Lesbians Better Daters Than Gay Men?

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

A common joke among lesbians is, "What do lesbians bring to a second date?" The answer: "A U-Haul." Meanwhile, single gay men are often considered promiscuous if they're not attached. Are the differences between lesbians and gay men in the dating world fact or fiction?

Where The Girls Aren't

Sue Carswell | Posted 02.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Carswell

I've joined Eater, a dating website devoted to foodies. I've scoured what seems like the two or three lesbian bars in Manhattan. I've been to speed dating events. Where are the attractive late-40s/early-50s girls to date? Why are you in hiding? I've tried finding you everywhere.

Are You In A Relationship With The Wrong Woman? 10 Red Flags

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

All too often, women want to know what they're doing wrong, when really it's that they're dating the wrong person! After hearing far too many similar stories from single lesbians, I realized there were some common threads running through many of them, so I compiled 10 glaring red flags.

The Unexpected Decision I Made About Love At 70

Next Avenue | Posted 09.21.2012 | Fifty

I will confess to having had the occasional girl crush over the years. I can even recall their names: Terry in high school, Ginny in college, Lee and Penny as an adult. ...If any of them had kissed me then the way Sybil kisses me now, I probably would have been a goner.

Starting Something New: 5 Minutes to Being Nothing Like the Last One

Randi Miller | Posted 04.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Randi Miller

There's a tremendous amount of pressure to not be anything like the last person she dated, because that person was crazy. Oddly enough, you can never actually verbalize that you're not crazy, because the more you say it, the crazier you seem. Don't ever say you're not a nut.

Height: The Last Lesbian Prejudice?

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 03.31.2012 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

Once upon a time, I tried not to date anyone shorter then me, not because I think any less of shorter women, but as a femme, I had it stuck in my head that my partner should and would be taller and bigger than me.

Juicy Jincey's Guide to Meeting Eligible Women Everywhere

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.06.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

My wife tried to find other lesbians to date by roaming the aisles at Home Depot. You see, my wife is Guatemalan, and when her corporate job moved her to the U.S., she didn't know the first thing about how to meet women.