So, what are you waiting for? Grab some popcorn, put your feet up and get watching…. The Two of Us tells the heartbreaking story of two girls whose relationship has been confined to an isolated cabin in the desert.
Skip to Content Skip to Menu. Cass breeds Reckkoners, sea monsters who protect and guide ships in the future. When she gets kidnapped by pirates and ordered to raise a Reckoner pup she becomes conflicted when she gets to know the trainee in charge of her safety.
The first time you hook up with someone of the same sex can be daunting -- but also thrilling, and the beginning of a whole new way of being in the world. Filmmaker Jenna Laurenzo wanted to explore this moment, specifically for queer women, in her new short film "Girl Night Stand. Sure, coming out of the closet and dealing with the shit storm of emotions sucks, but there's light at the end of the tunnel and I wanted to see the comedy that takes place while navigating that particular tunnel.
But this time, there were two new questions. One asked students about their sexual orientation; the second asked the gender of their partners. States could choose which CDC questions to ask their teens; 27 states agreed, enough, researchers believe, to offer data that can be extrapolated to the rest of the country. That made it the first-ever national survey to parse high schoolers by sexuality.
It was only nine months ago when the tragic suicide of a gay Rutgers University student unfurled a litany of reports of queer teenage suicides. News cycles, however, move at a sickening pace these days, and the importance of a topic such as supporting queer youth could quickly get lost in the media shuffle. It is just one part of their identity.
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Childhood maltreatment and bullying may partially explain why lesbians and bisexual women have higher rates of teen pregnancy than their heterosexual peers, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Young lesbians and bisexual women are roughly twice as likely as those who identify as heterosexual to have a teen pregnancy, according to previously published research, and this new study — conducted by researchers at Harvard, the City University of New York and San Diego State — set out to explore what factors contributed to the disproportionate rates. Their report, "Teen Pregnancy Risk Factors Among Young Women of Diverse Sexual Orientations," gathered data from 7, young women of all sexual orientations to examine teen pregnancy risk factors, such as childhood maltreatment, bullying as both perpetrators and victims and gender-nonconformity.
This past weekend at the box office was particularly gay. Not to mention, the Marvel big bad Thanos took over over Earth in hopes of obtaining a collection of fine jewelry. In celebration of all this queerness, Vulture has assembled a list of 40 essential lesbian love stories from around the world: movies that will make you laugh, make you cry, and then make you cry so violently you want to throw up.
Your sexual orientation is an important part of who you are. It can also make you feel more confident and help strengthen your relationships. Spend some time thinking about why you want to come out and planning who you want to tell.