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'F To 7th': Good Old-Fashioned Lesbianism

Ingrid Jungermann | Posted 12.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Ingrid Jungermann

I'm in a lesbian lost generation. The old breed of lesbians who experienced hate crime before it was hate crime is, well, old. The new breed is so much more interesting and smart and good-looking. I want to be part of something, but I can't find lesbians like me.

Why I Hate Being Called A 'Lipstick Lesbian'

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Revealing that I am a lesbian often causes even more trouble, because straight people (men in particular) can't seem to grasp the concept that a lesbian can be girlie-looking.

LOOK: Famous Women Who Loved Women

Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women

Famous lesbian couples like Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, or Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni, are a now common sight in the news and on th...

What You Need to Know about Naomi Wolf and Vagina

Jane Czyzselska | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Jane Czyzselska

Since Naomi Wolf released Vagina: A New Biography, we've seen an endless number of personal attacks masquerading as critique and a denigration of the author's work, mental health and intelligence -- critiques no man would dare to make, lest he be accused of misogyny.

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.

What's With All The Lesbian Jokes On 'The New Normal'?

Slate XX | Posted 09.13.2012 | Women

I violently swore off "Glee" last season after three years of letting show creator Ryan Murphy manipulate my emotions. But even though Murphy's shows ...

DNC 2012: Clinton and the Crazies

Susie Sampson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Lesbians, and liberals, and Clinton, oh my! What a week! I spent time in the belly of the beast: Charlotte, NC for the DNC. I have to admit, they put on a good show.

'Real L Word' Women Talk Sex, Nude Photos And Secret Crushes

Posted 08.31.2012 | Gay Voices

What better way to wrap up the summer than with a spirited game of "Never Have I Ever"? At least that's how "The Real L Word" cast member Somer Bin...

From 'Deb' To 'U-Hauling': The Top Five Lesbian Terms

Posted 08.17.2012 | Gay Voices

In the latest edition of "Somer Fridays," "The Real L Word" cast mate Somer Bingham is joined by her wife Donna to introduce what they describe as the...

Deep in the Heart of Texas: Obama Fans!

Charles Alexander | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics
Charles Alexander

Not all Texans swear allegiance to George W. Bush and Rick Perry. If you look hard enough, you can find lonely dissenters in the Lone Star State.

Mennonite Pastor Guilty Of Helping 'Ex-Gay' Woman Kidnap Daughter

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The conviction of a Virginia pastor on charges he helped a woman flee the country rather than share custody of her child with ...

WATCH: Get A Sneak Peek At The New 'Real L Word' Episode

Posted 08.27.2012 | Gay Voices

It's time for the largest lesbian party in the world -- and the girls of Showtime's "The L Word" wouldn't be missing it for the world. In this exc...

'Real L Word' Star On Beauty And Appearance In The Lesbian Community

Posted 08.03.2012 | Gay Voices

On today's edition of "Somer Fridays," Somer Bingham of "The Real L Word" offers up her take on women's preoccupation with beauty and appearance, and ...

Teen Terrors: Woman Allegedly Attacked By Underage Neighbors For Being Gay

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Gay Voices

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Three children from the same family are in juvenile custody after allegedly attacking a Missouri woman, and the victim believes...

Kylie Minogue, Elvis Presley's Granddaughter Kiss In Lesbian-Werewolf Film

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment

Teenage lesbians, werewolf fantasies and Australian siren Kylie Minogue collide in a new indie film from writer-director Bradley Rust Gray, of "The Ex...

'The Real L Word' Cast Member Offers Up 'Somer Fridays'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

"The Real L Word" is officially back in full force -- and HuffPost Gay Voices has got an exclusive clip featuring cast member Somer Bingham. On th...

Should Sally Ride Have Publicly Come Out?

AP | By DAVID CRARY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- Pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, who relished privacy as much as she did adventure, chose an appropriately discreet manner of coming out. ...

Nebraska Woman Has Anti-Gay Slurs Carved Into Her Skin In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska community is rallying in response to a violent home invasion and assault which many have alleged was an anti-gay hate crime. The Lincoln...

Coming Out of My 'Trans'

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

I need to come out -- again! I need to admit that up until recently I have been transphobic. I can admit this today because I have made a complete change and have removed most of my negativity around transgendered folks.

'Black Swan' Breaks Dubious Record For Lesbian Sex Scene

Posted 07.16.2012 | Gay Voices

The steamy "Black Swan" love scene between Natalie Portman and co-star Mila Kunis may have been the No. 1 selling point for a fair number of moviegoer...

Super Lesbian PAC

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The more PACs the better, from anywhere on the political spectrum. Just because the game is rigged doesn't mean it isn't worth the effort to play.

The Myth of Spontaneity vs. Sustainable Sex

Glenda Corwin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Glenda Corwin

New lovers spend hours planning minute details of the next rendezvous -- what to wear, where to go, what kind of ambience to create. So all that burst of sexual feeling that feels so spontaneous is really the result of intense, extended foreplay.

Top Five Misconceptions About Lesbians, As Told By 'Real L Word' Cast Member

Posted 07.05.2012 | Gay Voices

The season three premiere of "The Real L Word" might still be a week away, but Showtime is offering The Huffington Post a sneak peek with this exclusi...

Famed Jamaican Reggae Singer: 'Yes, I Am A Lesbian'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper isn't the only celebrity to recently come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Diana King, the Jamaican "reggae-fusion" si...

Gay Conversion Therapy Devastated My Family

Chana Wilson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

She moved from the suburbs into New York's Greenwich Village, where she found a vibrant lesbian community, and reclaimed joy. The mother who had been so profoundly depressed throughout my childhood wrote me, "I wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and am so happy to be alive."