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Lesbian Identities In Pakistan

A recent NPR piece about lesbians in Pakistan provides a sobering look at how alternative sexualities are regarded in other parts of the world. As one of the interviewees says, “in our society, women don’t have sexual needs, desires, drives, whatever.” People won’t generally assume that two women holding hands or living together are sexually involved, so in one sense lesbian identities fly under the radar–but lesbians also lack recognition, and must live their lives silently and secretly. Continue Reading →

A Quick Guide to Safe Girl-On-Girl Sex

It’s pretty easy to remember to be safe during penetrative sex with a male-bodied partner. No glove, no love, right? But things tend to get tricky when it comes to sex between two female-bodied partners. Since there’s no chance of pregnancy, people often forget that it’s just as easy to transmit STIs through oral/digital sex (or any transmission of bodily fluids) as it is to get something funky when you forget a condom. So, if you’re not a fan of finger condoms/dental dams, just refer to this lovely little image below! Continue Reading →