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This week I got a question at my Redeye advice column from a 17 year old, who had recently come out. “Please warm me of the complexities,” she said. I did. You can read that here. But while I was at it, I put the question on social media, since, […]

23 Takes on How to Be Queer: Advice for Young ...


best lesbian books where no one dies
I joked about this in The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!) — and in The Toast post that prefaced the book — but A LOT of books, movies, and TV shows featuring queer characters die! There’s even a hashtag: #BuryYourGays. (For more on this not-very-subtle phenomenon, read this.) That said, there are SO MANY terrific […]

The 10 best lesbian books where no one dies!


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As an advice columnist, the most common question I get from queer women is some variation of this: “She did [some small gesture that could possibly be construed as flirtation]! Does that mean she likes me?” Examples of small, ambiguous gestures have included: Sharing a dessert with the same fork […]

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Bound is one of my all-time favorite movies, not just because of the amazing sex scene directed by Susie Bright, but because … um, other reasons. IMPORTANT ONES. Mise-en-scene and stuff. Yes. It’s a compelling crime drama dripping with seductive suspense and breathy innuendo. I wrote a “review” of the […]

‘Bound’ star Jennifer Tilly calls our book ‘thoroughly charming’


Kelsey Beyer, my super-talented and amazing girlfriend, added some lesbian cat prints of images from our book on her Etsy shop  and you should buy them if… You love cats or art or queer women or tea or glasses or sex toys or sex generally or poetry or philosophy or kink or therapy or […]

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