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10 Famous Femme Lesbians on Coming Out

Because sometimes we need to see people face our same battles and make it out alive.

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femme: the “acceptable” lesbian?

In heteronormative society, is femme the “acceptable” type of lesbian? If there is any aspect of my lesbian identity that my parents are happy about, it’s the fact that I am femme (not that they are aware of that word). Their main concern upon my coming out was that I wouldn’t start “dressing like a […]

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Femme Fashion: The Great Purse vs. Wallet Debate

Remember when I wrote about trying to look “gayer” (whatever that means) when I first came out? Well, one of the changes I made in this attempt was transitioning from carrying a purse wherever I went to sticking a wallet in my back pocket and running out the door. I made the switch when shopping […]

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