Reality for other lesbians may vary because we are actually not all the same.
My take on the “What We Actually Do” meme for Romance Writers. The art displayed is either public domain or licensed for non-commercial use. Creative Commons SSA-BY Copyright.
You don’t have to be a member of the community to come out. Today, you can come out as someone who believes that in life there should be NOH8.
It echoed and echoed, because I still remember when it was a nasty word, whispered behind hands. When it could get you fired. Beaten up. Worse. It still can. We’re not safe yet.
But that list also says that “lesbian” is only 72% relevant as a word related to my site. Huh? 72%. I assure you, it’s 99.9% relevant.
We’re here and we care. You are not alone. Reach out and don’t stop reaching out until someone is holding you safe. Suicide is not the answer. Choose life. It will get better. I know. I’ve been there.
If you’re a young femme in school and you really want the purple shoes, the fabulous purse and the supermodel hair, but the gay kids give you a hard time for not looking gay enough — that gets better too.
Surely purpling our profiles can have an impact on all the unaware adults and the troubled kids that we’re linked to on Facebook through friends and friends of friends. So I put together an “event.” Anyone can join.