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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!


alice dana l word
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 […]

Top 3 dating mistakes lesbians make


lesbian love story fishing boat ocean anna pulley
I’m on a fishing boat crossing the Black Sea and all I can think about is you. Or rather, all I can think about is your father, who you said was murdered on a fishing boat, that the whole crew was murdered actually. I thought when you told me that, it […]

People You Loved Who Weren’t Me



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 […]

Get this for your crush and then RUN AWAY



I wrote this on a whim months ago and didn’t think much of it—I thought it was cheesy and obvious! And then recently I posted it on Instagram/Twitter and many people said it was their new favorite haiku. It’s also been retweeted hundreds of times, even by Dan Savage! So, […]

Are Lesbians Actually Zombies: A Graduate Thesis in Haiku