Hopeless Changes Over Time: A Halsey Concert Essay

The title states, Hopeless Changes Over Time.

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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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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100th post on AL&HL

The title states, one hundredth A L and H L post giveaway. Beside the title is a photo of buttons with the blog logo and title.

This is my 100Th post with A Lesbian and Her Laptop! Let the appreciation begin! (Don’t miss my button giveaway!)

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J&J Chats: My boyfriend has homophobic friends

the image states, J and J chats, my boyfriend has homophobic friends.

Welcome to J&J Chats! A series of advice and discourse discussions from J (Jess) & J (Jas, aka, my girlfriend). Topics sent anonymously via curious cat. Current topic: [Gay man] has a boyfriend who is friends with people who make homophobic comments.

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Support LGBTQ Creatives: Lutalica (Band)

The image states, Support LGBTQ Creatives, Lutalica, band. Lutalica cover art shows a polaroid photo with T V static. Words in the static state, all my love to long ago.

Welcome to the last series of Pride month! 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!

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My Identity Journey

There are 4 pride flags, as follows. Gay, lesbian, asexual, bisexual.

Questioning my identity was a long process through my late teenage years and continued up until fairly recently. And although I always expect to self-reflect on my identity, it’s no longer out of fear. Instead, it’s out of love and pride. (1/5).

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May Review

The blog logo, a laptop with a rainbow display, is at the center. Above the laptop states, may review of a lesbian and her laptop.

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

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That Time I Came Out To My New Doctor

A medical cross is rainbow colored.

After avoiding the doctor’s office for years, I finally went and came out to him. (Note: Yes, this was all an overreaction. But yeah, I stressed over this for most of the year anyway.)

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That Time I Saw Lesbian Jesus IRL

A pride flag states, hashtag 20 gay teen.

A few weeks ago, I saw Hayley Kiyoko perform in Detroit. That’s right, I followed Lesbian Jesus to queer heaven and got baptized in her voice.

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Book Review: Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey

A book with a rainbow cover sits beside the title, Queer Book Review, Santa Olivia, by Jacqueline Carey.

Queer book review! All reviews touch on genre/plot, tropes (if any), and quality of gay content, and include spoiler and spoiler-lite versions. Check out my other book reviews! Ash | Huntress

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Book Review: Huntress by Malinda Lo

An image states, Huntress.

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 Ash, also by Malinda Lo.

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That Time I Bonded With My Plane Passenger About Our Girlfriends

A sketch of a plane window. Outside the window has clouds and the plane wing.

I don’t have too many random interactions with strangers where we talk about my queer experience, but it does happen at times. My most unexpected encounter with such a situation happened with the 15-year-old boy I acquainted on my 8-hour flight back home.

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That Time I Got Trapped In Labels

A character is surrounded by 4 labels, as follows. Label 1 states, hello my label is bisexual. Label 2 states, hello my label is lesbian. Label 3 states, hello my label is gay. Label 4 states, hello my label is queer.

Hey gang! Today I’m talking identity labels: The good, the bad, and the hardships of label navigation. Here is my (ever-changing?) label story.

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That Time Expectations Became My Favorite Album

What kind of queer blogger would I be if I wasn’t talking about Hayley Kiyoko’s debut album? If you’re here looking for an unbiased album review, you’re in the wrong place. Here I talk about her, the album, her other songs, and about how much I love her.

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That Time I Watched Love, Simon

Would I really be a gay blog if I didn’t talk about Love, Simon? This post contains no plot spoilers, but some lines of dialogue re: Simon’s experience.

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That Time I Came Out to Myself

Coming out to people in your life is a never-ending and often difficult process. But coming out to yourself? It’s a crisis that starts in your childhood. You spend innocent years constructing an identity that feels like the ghost of who you really are.

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