The lipstick life 5: “You’re not gay”

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Welcome to femme invisibility. BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE BY KEVIN KOZICKI The lighting is dim and the wine is flowing. A candle flickers in between us and I feel a rush of anticipation as my leg brushes Pearl’s underneath the table. We gaze at each other, full of desire. A voice says, “You have beautiful eyes”. It [….]

The lipstick life 4: The perils of kissing

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At the end of every passionate embrace I wonder, “Have I ruined my lipstick?” BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE VIA BROADLY, THE GENDER SPECTRUM COLLECTION This wouldn’t be a very good column about the trials and tribulations of being a lipstick lesbian if I didn’t mention the rather obvious problem of actual lipstick. My first kiss [….]

The lipstick life 3: Competitive and painful personal grooming

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The problem with being a lipstick lesbian couple is the slight air of competitiveness when it comes to matters of appearance. BY ROSIE MUSSEN Before my girlfriend Pearl and I went on our first holiday together, I made the decision that the only way I could maintain the illusion that I was sexy 24/7 was [….]

The lipstick life 2: Unsustainable underwear habits

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This week Rosie discovers the challenges of maintaining her femme mystique. BY ROSIE MUSSEN When I first had sex with my girlfriend Pearl, I wore matching teal coloured underwear and was thrilled to see that she returned the favour with matching black lace. I had never slept with anybody who treated me to matching underwear [….]

The lipstick life

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Introducing Rosie Mussen, femme extraordinaire. BY ROSIE MUSSEN If you whack “define: lipstick lesbian” into Google you will be informed that a lipstick lesbian is “a lesbian who favours a glamorous, traditionally feminine lifestyle”. I have always felt that I’ve fallen quite comfortably into this category of femme lesbian.  I roamed the earth for a [….]

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Flirty Dancing is the UK’s first dancing show to feature a same-sex female couple and we are here for it

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The dating series is back for a second season, this time featuring queer couples BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Just when you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to dating shows, Flirty Dancing came along last year and changed the game completely.  Rather than judging someone on their naked body or how well they can [….]

Kristen Stewart is crazy in love with her new GF and can’t wait to propose ❤️

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In true lez/bi fashion K Stew is planning to pop the question after just a few months of dating… BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM As if Kristen Stewart wasn’t already our dream lady, in a recent interview with Howard Stern, she made us want what we can’t have even more. In the interview, she [….]