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How Safe is Lesbian Sex?

There is a popular notion that lesbians and women who have sex with women, have a certain freedom from worry about contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs). As we should all know by now, pregnancy is off the list of worries, but STIs are spreading their nasty effects almost as easily as with all the other sexual ensembles. And here is how… STIs can be spread through vaginal fluid, skin-to-skin... read more

Why Pride?

The term “Pride” refers to the community of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. And what are they proud of, some people ask? After all, are the straight folk particularly proud of being heterosexual? Pride is a process of many years that started when the vilified and abused homosexual communities began to stand up for their right to live freely as individuals with alternative gender... read more

10 Commandments for the New Lesbian

Here is advice for the newly out lesbian, who is trying to reorientate herself outside of the norms of heterosexuality. Its given to you by women who know the experience, and wished that someone had laid it all out for them on tablets of stone. I. You are gay. You can stop trying to date men and dress however you like. II.Thou shalt no longer have to worry about traditional aesthetic norms. Beautiful and... read more

Lesbians and the Sexual Sell Out?

Debate is alive and thriving in the lesbian community about the place of sexual behaviour that mimics sex with a male. There are a whole series of sex toys that focus on the penis, or maybe, the lack of a penis. These are dildos, which are basically objects made to do the job that a penis does in sex – penetration into the vagina or anus. Some women who have rejected the heterosexual lifestyle... read more

On the Genetics of Transsexualism

Transsexuals don’t need scientists to tell them the news: they are quite convinced that the clash between their sex chromosomes and their gender is very real. But for those people out there who just don’t understand why, these findings can provide a basis to try and accept that sex and gender are much more fluid that what they may have learned in bible class. In mid-2008, scientists at the... read more