This tag is associated with 63 posts

Dispatch from a Dominatrix, Installment One: A Good Spanking

So, I’ve always been a pretty vanilla gal when it comes to bedroom fun. Maybe some light hair pulling or a playful slap now and again, but all in all pretty basic. Not because of any hangups, but because it just didn’t seem like I needed anything else. Well, the other day I was reading […]

Still Me After All

Guz Viewz – The perspective from our Senior Editor and word wrangler, Kathy Guzman. Sitting across the table at our Sunday morning brunch on a beautiful Chicago morning an old friend looked me in the eye, chewed down her vanilla bean dipped fancy pants French toast, and told me she could tell I was about […]

Top 10 Reasons Why Being Single Is NOT Pathetic or even Bad

I’ve only been single a short while compared to the years I’ve been in committed relationships. Fortunately, I’m way over the depressing “boohoo I’m alone and lonely” phase and very much into the “hey, this ain’t so bad” part. I’m not saying that one is better than the other. All I’m suggesting is that one […]

Expect the Unexpected

Guz Viewz – The perspective from our Senior Editor and word wrangler, Kathy Guzman. It was sort of like that first cold wind of autumn that strikes your summer sunned face and reminds you there is another sort of air to breathe. It was sort of like that. Transitional and unexpected. She came out of […]

Red Flags Part Deux–First Date Faux Pas

So, you’ve met a girl (at one of our events…naturally). You cautiously looked out for the red flags we mentioned before. Now that you’ve moved past the meet and greet phase, its time for the first date. Keep your ears on alert, just in case she says any of the following off-the-wall, First Date Red […]

Baby Just Say Yes

Hiiiii cunny lingerers! How’s by you? Ahhhh I need to tell you I have the best work crush going right now.   Eee hee hee we are talking a cute, kinda androgynous, totally mysterious work crush—I don’t know her name, I don’t know what she does at my job, I actually don’t know anything about […]

Boxes Of All Sizes

How’s it goin’, clit whisperers? Everything is lovely here. So calm. As I write this, I have a roast going in the Crock-Pot, almond milk yogurt going in the yogurt maker (yes! I am that dyke!), and a bunneh quietly nibbling tiiiiiny little cabbage wraps stuffed with parsley and cilantro. My apartment is clean. There […]

Alternative Insemination: We Can Help You Grow Your Family

by Regina Barry, Howard Brown Health Center Intern Raising children is a desire shared by many people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.  We’ve all heard squawking from homophobic camps about how being queer means being anti-family—I’ll pause the article a moment so you can roll your eyes—but the American Psychological Association concluded a […]

Cutest Queer Couples of 2013

It’s a wonderful day today in Illinois! Not only is it Valentine’s Day, but the Illinois Senate just passed the Marriage Equality Bill. Click here to learn more about that. Now, what you’ve all been waiting for: Here are your Top 14 Couples of 2013! Thank you to all who participated and voted! Cutest Queer […]

Cutest Queer Couple Contest 2013 – Voting

Let the competition begin! It’s time to cast your vote for the couple that makes you say “awwwwwwwww!” It’s a rough one this year; with so many amazing couples, adorable stories, and truly inspiring love-a-thons it’s bound to be a close race. Read through our contestant’s stories, flip through their fabulous photos, get some tissues, […]