LGBT Book Review: Colors by Johvan Calvo

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Welcome to another LGBT book review! All reviews touch on genre/plot, tropes (if any), quality of LGBT content, and avoid most spoilers. Catch up on my last book review of The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth. You can find all LGBT book reviews here. LGBT Book, Colors: Light spoilers Genre/Plot Colors is a […]

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Pride Project 2020: Double-Sided Pride by Jess M.

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Welcome to Pride Project 2020! In this day-long series, a few queer writers share a moment of Pride on the last day of Pride Month. Read all the Pride Project posts (and identity posts) here. This post is by me, Jess M. My most Prideful moment? My eyes flashed to a photo-covered wall in my […]

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Pride Project 2020: Pride by Liv Gamble

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Welcome to Pride Project 2020! In this day-long series, a few queer writers share a moment of Pride on the last day of Pride Month. Read all the Pride Project posts (and identity posts) here. This post is by Liv Gamble. The first time I attended PRIDE in Nottingham and watched the march, I was […]

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Support LGBTQ Creatives: Grace Darling (digital Artist)

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Welcome to this year’s Support LGBTQ Creatives series! All this week, I will be sharing blog posts featuring different LGBTQ artists in a range of disciplines. Check out all the LGBTQ Creatives worthy of support here! (Including creatives from 2019!) Grace Darling is a lesbian digital artist who sells prints, t-shirts, and other merch with her […]

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LGBTQ Creatives: Eli Steele (Textile Artist)

Welcome to the last series of Pride month! All this week, I will be sharing blog posts featuring different LGBTQ creatives in a range of disciplines. Check out all the LGBTQ Creatives worthy of support here! Eli Steele is a nonbinary textile artist who creates a range of products that focuses mostly on the lesbian experience. […]

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Support LGBTQ Creatives: Molly (Jeweler)

Welcome to the last series of Pride month! All this week, I will be sharing blog posts featuring different LGBTQ creatives in a range of disciplines. Check out all the LGBTQ Creatives worthy of support here! Electric Lavender is a new handmade resin jewelry Etsy shop that contains hand-foraged flowers. The shop launched just weeks ago […]

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Support LGBTQ Creatives: Johvan Calvo (Author)

A book cover states, Colors by Johvan Calvo. The header states, support lgbtq creatives. Johvan calvo, author.

Welcome to this year’s Support LGBTQ Creatives series! All this week, I will be sharing blog posts featuring different LGBTQ artists in a range of disciplines. Check out all the LGBTQ Creatives worthy of support here! (Including creatives from 2019!) Johvan Calvo is a gay Mexican-American who recently published his first book, Colors. This experimental post-apocalyptic […]

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Lesbian Visibility: The Crossroads of Identity

The title states, lesbian visibility week. the crossroads of identity.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Shira reveals the challenges of settling into her lesbian and Jewish identities. Read all identity posts here. When you grow up in a place like I did, there’s no room for […]

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Lesbian Visibility: Coming (out) of Age–Realising Who I Am

The title states, lesbian visibility week. Coming out of age, realising who I am.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Liv explores the intersectionality of lesbian, nonbinary, and ace identities. Read all identity posts here. It’s lesbian visibility week, and I’m planning on posting pictures on Twitter with my lesbian pride flag, […]

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Lesbian Visibility: How to Confirm whether a Suspected Lesbian is actually a Lesbian without Ruining Everything and Having to Retire From Society

The title states, lesbian visibility week. How to conform wheter a suspected lesbian is actually a lesbian without ruining everything and having to retire from society.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Cat will simply make you laugh as a lesbian mom in a rural community tries to determine if her new neighbors are also lesbians. Read all identity posts here. Some context: I […]

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Lesbian Visibility: My Path Towards Being Comfortable as a Lesbian

The title states, Lesbian visibility week. My path towards being comfortable as a lesbian.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Izzie follows a disconnect with childhood due to her lesbian journey and roots in Ireland’s Roman Catholicism. Read all identity posts here. Looking back, I never would have expected to become […]

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Lesbian Visibility: Doors Unlocked And Open

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For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Chelsea Jones, delves into the intersection of lesbian, ace, and trans identities. Read all identity posts here. First, there was silence. A long, uncomfortable silence, as thoughts were born and facial […]

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Lesbian Visibility: My first step as a lesbian

The title states, lesbian visibility week. My first step as a lesbian.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Shira Jacobson describes a lesbian coming-out experience at a Jewish private school. Read all identity posts here. Whenever people ask me if I’m religious, the answer is no. Well, yes. Well […]

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Lesbian Visibility: Navigating the Uncertain Waters of Life and Sexuality

The title states, Lesbian Visibility Week. Navigating the uncertain waters of life and sexuality.

For Lesbian Visibility Week, A Lesbian and Her Laptop will be releasing a series of 8 lesbian guest posts all week long! This post by Shivy C. uncovers the difficulty of finding identity amidst past trauma and newfound love. Read all identity posts here. From the time I was five, maybe six, I always found […]

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HIMMGF–Part 23–Friendsgiving

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Catch up on my British girlfriend’s recent trip visit to me in America! Read all “How I Met My Girlfriend” posts here. The weekend after Real Thanksgiving welcomed the new and improved Friendsgiving. The guest list included myself, Jas, my brother, my sister, her boyfriend, her boyfriend’s brother (both good friends of mine), our cousin, and […]

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LGBTQ Spotlight: Support an upcoming lesbian film

A T V sketch states, Found Family, on the screen. The title of the image states, l g b t q spotlight, lesbian film by lesbian director.

In just a few days, lesbian filmmaker Esmée Lavalette begins production for her short film, “Found Family.” The film follows the protagonist, Elyse, and the challenges that come with navigating her lesbian identity in her homophobic family and meeting her long-distance girlfriend for the first time. Esmée Lavalette is a Dutch native who acquired both […]

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J&J Chats: Dealing with aggressive homophobia in person

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Advice seeker has an aggressive homophobic experience while holding hands with her girlfriend. Welcome to J&J Chats! A series of advice and discourse discussions from J (Jess) & J (Jas, aka, my girlfriend). Read all chats here. Read a similar chat about “bisexual or lesbian” here. Have you ever experienced homophobic people reacting to you kissing or […]

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J&J Chats: I might be a lesbian

The title says J and J chats. I was bisexual, but now I think I could be a lesbian.

Advice seeker tries to come to terms with being a lesbian, which is difficult due to some intersectionality with regards to race. Welcome to J&J Chats! A series of advice and discourse discussions from J (Jess) & J (Jas, aka, my girlfriend). Read all chats here. Read a similar chat about “bisexual or lesbian” here. […]

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HIMMGF 22: Coffee and Conflicts

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This started as a Christmas post and ended with existential realizations.  Read all “How I Met My Girlfriend” posts here. Our second Christmas together unfolded how I imagined in most ways. And it first started like every morning, the mere waking up together—something that started the day with love for 69 consecutive mornings. (Yes, 69, […]

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HIMMGF: How I miss my girlfriend

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Hi gang this post will be sad. Read all “How I Met My Girlfriend” posts here. Jasmin is back at her home in the UK, and the days have been dragging since. We video chatted the day her plane landed—Jan 26th–and overnight the space between us re-emerged. The sound of the Skype ring struck an […]

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Hopeless Changes Over Time: A Halsey Concert Essay

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The Prologue I spent the whole summer of 2017 trying to convince myself I’d survive the year without attending Halsey’s Hopeless Fountain Kingdom concert in Detroit. After a few months traveling the States with my girlfriend, I reserved my savings for student loan backup payments between paychecks. I couldn’t justify dipping into the savings for […]

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AL&HL 2019 Review

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Welcome to A Lesbian and Her Laptop’s very first yearly review! So long 2019!

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November Review

Monthly reviews recaps blog post activity on “A Lesbian and Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month.

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Is tolerance enough?

The title states, Tolerance versus Acceptance. What is tolerance and is it enough?

This Saturday was International Day for Tolerance, dedicated by the United Nations. So, let’s talk tolerance, shall we?

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October Review

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Monthly reviews recaps blog post activity on “A Lesbian and Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month. This October on AL&HL This month surpassed 1,500 views, but it did not perform as high as September. Remember, the best way to help support the blog is simply by sharing the […]

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Movie Club Sungay: The Haunting

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Welcome back to Movie Club Sungays! In this series, I have teamed up with the podcast Queerfully to review a queer movie every month. Make sure to follow Queerfully on Twitter so you can vote for which films we talk about next. And don’t miss Queerfully’s episode on The Haunting! Each Movie Club Sungay post will review the film under […]

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AL&HL Gets a Liebster Award!

A Liebster Award is an award given to smaller bloggers (less than 1,000 followers I think?) for bloggers and readers to get to know each other, promote other great blogs, and expand our blogospheres!

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Queer Book Review: The Female Man by Joanna Russ

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Queer book review! All reviews touch on genre/pot, tropes (if any), and quality of gay content, and include both spoiler and spoiler-lite versions. Catch up on my last book review of Eleanor and Hick by Susan Quinn. Light Spoilers Today’s book review is sponsored by my very good friend that I’ve had for ten years!!! Thank you […]

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September Review

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Monthly reviews recaps blog post activity on “A Lesbian and Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month.

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Bisexuals and Their Laptops: Bisexual wonderland

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For Bisexual Awareness Week, I have a series of guest posts scheduled every day leading up to 5 posts for today (Sept 23rd). Buckle up for some bi visibility! This interview of TJ, a bisexual nonbinary person and creator of the Fan Wonderland podcast, discusses their journey with gender/sexuality identities as a person with Asperger’s. (Read […]

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Bisexuals and Their Laptops: Collecting kisses

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For Bisexual Awareness Week, I have a series of guest posts scheduled every day leading up to 5 posts for today (Sept 23rd). Buckle up for some bi visibility! This post by Lexi N reflects on her budding bisexuality from a young age. (Read all posts in the series here.)

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Bisexuals and Their Laptops: I’m a bi kinda guy

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For Bisexual Awareness Week, I have a series of guest posts scheduled every day leading up to 5 posts for today (Sept 23rd). Buckle up for some bi visibility! This post by Steph Kyriacou follows his bisexual journey from his first coming out to his most recent. (Read all posts in the series here.)

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Bisexuals and Their Laptops: More than one

The blog logo has a bisexual pride banner behind it. The title states, more than one, bisexuals and their laptops.

For Bisexual Awareness Week, I have a series of guest posts scheduled every day leading up to 5 posts for today (Sept 23rd). Buckle up for some bi visibility! This post (by an anonymous a cisgender woman of Asian descent in her 30s) carries us through the journey of her bisexuality into adulthood and her […]

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