What Does Sapphic Mean?

A flag is divided into 3 equal horizontal parts. The parts are top to bottom as follows. Pink, white, pink. The white part has two purple flowers with green leaves. Beside the flag, the image asks, what does sapphic mean?

Though the word “sapphic” is likely well-understood in many LGBTQ+ circles (mostly likely sapphic ones), there’s still a lot of confusion around the word. Is it a vibe? Is it a label? Who does it include? Where does it apply? As a core team member for Sapphic Writers, I’ve encountered both personal and professional confusion […]

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A Lesbian And Her Laptop: February Review (2021)

The AL&HL logo includes the title, February review of AL&HL.

Monthly reviews recap blog post activity on “A Lesbian And Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month. This February on A Lesbian And Her Laptop February kept up to its 4k monthly view goal of 2021, reaching almost 4.5k views and surpassing 2.5 visitors. This is a slight drop […]

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How NOT to be an LGBTQ Ally

A pride flag is accompanied by the words, how not to be an LGBTQ ally.

I’ve held my LGBTQ membership for about 7 years now (for the allies reading—it’s a joke!) and encountered my fair share of very poor attempts of straight people trying anything to indicate to me that they don’t hate me for being gay. QUICK TIP: When I mention my girlfriend, I do not need you to […]

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A Lesbian And Her Laptop: January Review

The AL&HL logo includes the title, January overview of AL&HL.

Monthly reviews recap blog post activity on “A Lesbian And Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month. This January on A Lesbian And Her Laptop 2021 started out strong for A Lesbian And Her Laptop with a monthly views going upwards of 5,000 and peaking over 3,000 visitors. The […]

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LGBT Book Review: Gender–Your Guide by Dr Lee Airton

A book title states, gender, your guide, by lee airton, P H D.

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 Moonkcakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker. You can find all LGBT book reviews here. This review will run slightly differently, as some categories are not […]

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A Lesbian and Her Laptop: August Review

A Lesbian and Her Laptop's blog logo includes the title, August Overview of A L and H L.

Monthly overviews recap blog post activity on “A Lesbian and Her Laptop,” personal updates, and what’s coming up for the blog next month. This August on A Lesbian and Her Laptop This August, A Lesbian and Her Laptop broke our 5,000 views milestone, surpassed by over 1k views, and also peaking our highest visitors every […]

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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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