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How much do you really know about HIV/AIDS? – infographic

December 1st is World AIDS day. First observed in 1988, the day is a chance to remember those who have died, celebrate the advances that have been made, and remind ourselves that HIV/AIDS is an ongoing battle that we can [...]

December 1, 2013

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A lesbian’s worst nightmare: The “Lezbro”

I came out as a massive lesbian a little over a year ago. Until that fateful day, I had lived as a “straight” girl.  I often think about how wonderful my life could have been if I had only discovered [...]

November 25, 2013

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Blue is the Warmest Color: A review

***SPOILERS*** First impressions? Wow, there’s a feckload of close ups! Give me Adèle’s face smeared in Bolognese oil one more time and… well, just don’t. Ok? This arty French flick is the latest lesbo hit to come out of the [...]

November 24, 2013

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Margarita

Competition – Win new Margarita DVD, courtesy of Peccadillo Pictures

Margarita screened at the BFI London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in early 2013. Whilst the female protagonist happens to be a lesbian, the story is about family, class and immigration. Review Margarita (Nicola Correia Damude) has been a nanny to [...]

November 16, 2013

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Did Ellen let down butch women by dressing up ‘sexy’ as Nicki Minaj?

So we’re all agreed that Ellen DeGeneres is, like, the best thing to happen to lesbians. Not only is she hilarious, she’s an openly gay woman who is popular on mainstream American TV. And there’s more. She’s butch. For Halloween, [...]

November 7, 2013

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Mamming – the breast cancer campaign that may do more harm than good?

‘Mamming’ is the latest internet craze, but it’s sending out the wrong messages about breast cancer screening, writes Dr Monika Merkes. Should you have missed it, mamming involves resting (clothed) female breasts on a flat surface, taking a photo and [...]

November 5, 2013