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Lipstick Lesbians

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.

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.