Five queer Instagram icons you’re going to want to follow 🌈

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The influencers filling our feeds daily with creativity, queerness and inspiration BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM When Instagram is flooded with “influencers” trying to sell you beauty products, pictures of your ex that you’d rather not see and the same avocado toast shot time and time again, it can be challenging to find accounts [….]

The lipstick life 10: Dressing to impress

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Our first argument was about Stella McCartney lingerie. Is that perhaps the most lipstick lesbian thing I have ever said? BY ROSIE MUSSEN On our first date, Pearl and I dressed remarkably similarly. The vibe was very smasual (smart casual), with both of us in simple black tops with brightly coloured trousers. Mine were mustard [….]

The lipstick life 9: The chaos of attraction

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When you fancy someone as stupendously as I fancied Pearl, it sort of takes over, and influences everything you do. BY ROSIE MUSSEN When you’ve roamed the world looking for another lipstick lesbian to share your life with, the realisation that you’ve finally found one can be a little overwhelming. I had never been as [….]

The lipstick life 8: Home sweet home

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Ever-reducing wardrobe space and stepping on mascara in the morning aside, I’ve never felt more at home BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE VIA HERO IMAGES 8 months ago, Pearl and I moved in together. It was the best decision I’ve made to date. We went from having nearly 100 miles between us to no distance at [….]

Jameela Jamil comes out as queer after backlash for new voguing TV show

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“This is absolutely not how I wanted to come out” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM It was announced on Tuesday that Jameela Jamil, actor activist, model and presenter, would be included as one of the panel judges for a new unscripted voguing competition for HBO, called Legendary.  Immediately, the announcement from HBO provoked criticism [….]

The lipstick life 7: Bath time

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Is there anything sexier than a hot, steamy bath for two? BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Ah, bath time. Is there anything sexier than a hot, steamy bath for two? I’m talking about those gloriously indulgent baths. The ones where candles flicker and red wine flows. The sort of bath where you and your [….]

The lipstick life 6: You’ve got mail

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“Hey, we’ve matched in three different apps now so we should probably just get married.” BY ROSIE MUSSEN, IMAGE VIA DATINGNEWS.COM I was walking down the street when I saw her. I hadn’t considered that today might be the day I meet the woman of my dreams, why would I have? I was characteristically walking [….]