Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal

As same-sex couples tie the knot after midnight David Cameron has hailed the first same-sex marriages in England and Wales as sending a “powerful message” about equality in Britain. The law changed at midnight on Friday (Sat a.m.), with a number of gay couples vying to claim the title of being the first to be…

We Exist: Lesbians With Disability

If you think that you have a tough time meeting women, just imagine what your life would be like if you had the added challenge of a disability. Some of us already have that extra obstacle to overcome. Contemplate this for a moment, how many lesbians with a disability do you actually know? Whether the…

Labels Are For Luggage

Are you gay or are you straight? Are you bisexual or are you a lesbian? Are you femme or are you butch? Are you fat or are you thin? Why is it that we are so preoccupied with labels or ticking the right boxes, that we forget about the individual behind the tag? Just who…

Turkish, Muslim…and a Lesbian

Firstly, you have to be invited. Then you have to promise utter discretion. On the assigned evening, you enter, and if your name is on the list you’re in. You’ve suddenly arrived in another world. There are scores of women dancing, talking, eating, drinking. They come from different backgrounds—Muslim, Christian, Greek Orthodox and Jews—but they’re…