Over a period of a few months, the BBC spoke to dozens of young lesbians in a country where homosexuality is illegal. They told us about their day-to-day lives and how they use secret memes to connect with each other on social media platforms and chat apps. We have substituted those images with that of a violet for the purpose of this report.
As gran Sandra Newton sat drinking with her partner Pete, her heart skipped a beat in a way she had never expected — when another woman walked into the bar. The pair were both on holiday in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and within days their bond had become unbreakable. The couple married in a fairytale-themed wedding last month, with Sandra dressed as Cinderella — and Sharon her Prince Charming.
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lesbian love quotes, lesbian love sayings, and lesbian love proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Cut the ending. Revise the script.
Last spring, I fell deeply, deliriously, overwhelmingly in love. We have a Simpsons quote handy for every occasion. Our shelves are filled with books of poetry.
Recently I received an email containing one of my favorite things: a book recommendation. But our exchange left me wondering where the rest of these characters and their authors were hiding out. Taking it as a challenge, I went out in search of queer lady protagonists, taking suggestions from friends and scouring the catalog at the Brooklyn Public Library.
While my friends lapped that stuff up, I just wanted to spit it out. What I actually wanted to do was admit to myself who I really was. I was suffocating under the pressure I put on myself.
It does not matter who you loveyour feelings and your needs matter. Everyone deserves a chance at love, and in a world where there are still people who don't believe in thisit is nice to be reminded that your love is valid, no matter what. Whether you are feeling for the first time or the fifth time, loving someone can turn you into a person that is full of hope for the future, endless positive emotions, and pure happiness.
If you've clicked on this article, it's likely you're either wondering or have wondered before "Am I a lesbian? To show how varied women who love women's experiences are of realising they weren't straight, these women who have been through the exact same questioning process explain how they knew they were lesbians. I realised slowly, over the course of a few years.
Movies are one of our favorite weekend activities, especially once the cooler weather starts drawing in. But when all of the romantic movies out there are heterosexual couples, it can be a bit of a mood killer. Where are all the lesbian love movies out there?