Lesbians

Ten Awkward Questions Straight People Ask Lesbians (And How to Inappropriately Answer Them)

E J Rosetta | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
E J Rosetta

Coming Out is hard to do, and it's amazing how curious everyone suddenly becomes. But how to handle the questioning? Like a grown up, with dignity and respect? Or if you fancy having little fun with it, here's how...

LGBT going out guide in London - May

Eve Hartley | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Hartley

So what is going on in May? Here I've compiled a comprehensive list of the best LGBT events in May (most are LBQ).

Where Are Political Fiction's Lesbians?

Steven Fielding | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Politics
Steven Fielding

Are lesbians hidden from view in political fiction as much as it seems? Or have I just not been looking in the right places? It's interesting that if the paucity of lesbians is more than a reflection of my own inadequate research they are an exception to a general rule...

Breaking the Silence: Giving a Voice to the Unheard

A.J. Higginson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
A.J. Higginson

A silent epidemic known as 'corrective rape' has ravaged the country, where the victims are being brushed aside as society frowns upon them and their lifestyle. Men brutally rape lesbians in what they see as an attempt to 'correct' their sexual orientation.

The Simpsons 'Helps Gay People Come Out'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

The cartoon series The Simpsons has been credited with helping gay people come out because of its positive portrayal of homosexuality. A new study ...

First Muslim Lesbian Civil Ceremony Held In UK

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK

Two Pakistani women have become the first Muslim lesbians to get married in the UK, tying the knot in a civil ceremony in Leeds. The two former Bir...

Lucy Sherriff

'Gay Bars Are Not Zoos'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students and an NUS officer have condemned an article written by a student journalist titled 'The Week I Became A Lesbian' as "disgusting" and offensi...

Harvey Nichols Beauty Bazaar Advert Is Basically A Big Sapphic Snog Fest (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK

Nothing says "come to our new beauty store" like hot women getting it on. Right? From the same stable of ads that featured male and female models ...

150 Years Of Lesbians: A Library Of Ladies Who Love Each Other (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

A magazine editor has collated a striking gallery of images of lesbians from the last 150 years. Marie Lyn Bernard was inspired by her online maga...

More Than Half Of Women Are Attracted To… Other Women

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Admiring another woman’s looks could have an underlying meaning, because according to recent research, 60 per cent of heterosexual women find other ...

A Woman in Command

Admiral Lord West | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Admiral Lord West

Congratulations to Lieutenant Commander Sarah West (no relation) on achieving selection for her first major warship command. She will be the first woman to command a major warship in the history of the Royal Navy. With an exemplary career to date she has commanded four other smaller ships which is a considerable achievement in itself.