The LezGetReal Editor is Actually a Straight Man?

According to The Washington Post’s Elizabeth Flock and Melissa Bell, the editor of LezGetReal is not a lesbian named Paula Brooks or even a woman, but a 58 year old straight American man (in fact, “a retired Ohio military man”, says the Post) named Billy Graber. This follows on the heels of news that a highly trafficked blog that was supposedly written by a Syrian lesbian is actually written by a straight American man. Not only that, but these two straight men, while pretending to be lesbians, allegedly conversed online with each other….flirtatiously. Read the full WashPo article on their web site.

About Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick

Dr. Debby Herbenick is a sex researcher at Indiana University, sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, columnist, and author of five books about sex and love. Learn more about her work at