Lesbian stereotypes

Lesbian is a term that some people may hear and automatically assume that all stereotypes of lesbians are true.

Some stereotypes that are associated with Lesbians are as follows:

All lesbians wear plaid

All women who have short hair are lesbians

They sleep with any girl they meet and talk to

They hate men

 

Now, when I first heard that “All lesbians wear plaid”, I started wearing plaid more because I was coming out and I thought that I had to follow that stereotype. Even gay males have stereotypes that alot of them may.. and I say.. may follow because…

A) They, like myself feel as though they need to follow them, such as talking with a lisp, or being flamboyant

or

B) Perhaps, they happen to be apart of the stereotypes by nature, not by choice.

I have met some males who are Metro-sexual, but one might think they are “Gay” because they fit in with the stereotypes associated with gay men. That doesn’t mean they like men.

If you do not agree with the statements that I have listed above, I am not trying to offend anyone, it’s just what I know and from my personal experience.

 

I have short hair, or so I had shorter hair a while ago, but even if I were straight, I wouldn’t want to have the same hairstyle all of the time because that’s just who I am by nature. I tend to get bored easily.

 

As I start posting more blogs, which i hope to do so whenever I get the chance to, I’d like to leave each blog with a question.

Question number 1.

How do you feel about lesbian stereotypes, and how do they influence your life?

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LGBT Movies – Get taught everything by an ostensible

A few years ago, back when i was just coming out as a Lesbian, I started searching for lesbian movies.

I’d ask my friends for suggestions, I’d even search for Lesbian movies and titles on Google and YouTube. But for some reason, there seems to be more movies and tv shows about homosexual males, rather than homosexual females.

I have now started my own Lesbian and Gay movie and show collection. I will buy a movie about Lesbians, even if I haven’t seen it before.

Some movies that I have in my collection are:

Imagine Me and You – About a woman who just got married to a man and falls inlove with the Flourist.

And Then Came Lola – Low Budget movie about lesbians.

I Love You Phillip Morris – A man who falls inlove with another man.

Milk – Harvey Dent – Based on true events.

The L Word – The title says it all.

Some movies that I have seen, but do not own are:

The Adventures of Two Girls Inlove – About a girl who meets a straight girl.

Loving Annabella – About a rebellious student who falls inlove with her teacher.

Bloomington – Another movie about a student who falls inlove with her teacher.

Boy Don’t Cry – About a transgender – FTM who falls for a straight girl and hides who he is until she finds out.

I’m sure I’ve seen more, but if anyone has any suggestions of movies or even tv shows, I would like to know.

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