June is Pride month, a time of celebration for the LGBT community worldwide. And every year, cities all around the world organize month-long festivities to commemorate and support sexual and gender minorities‘ liberation.
But how much do we really know about the history of this now-global phenomenon? Test your knowledge below:
1. Pride commemorates the Stonewall Inn riots.
In 1969, it was still illegal for LGBT people to meet in public places, and bars that catered to the LGBT community were regularly targeted by law enforcement. Homosexuality was still classified as a mental disorder by the American Psychological Association, and LGBT people were undergoing electroconvulsive therapy and being institutionalized for expressing themselves.
The night of the riot, patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a bar located in Manhattan’s West Village neighborhood, was full of its typical LGBT-friendly clientele. The police were aware that LGBT people frequented the bar and would …
Whether you’re well-versed in lesbianhood, a total newbian, or just curious about the positive aspects of being gay-as-hell, this list is sure to help you understand exactly why being a lesbian is so goddamn wonderful.
1. You get to make out with girls.
Making out with girls is awesome for a hundred bajillion reasons. One being the increased potential for flavored lip gloss. Who doesn’t love strawberries with their make-out session?!
2. You can make-out in dressing rooms and public bathrooms and pretty much anywhere you ever want ever…
The world is your make-out oyster. Girls go to the bathroom together all the time, so like, oops you’re going to the bathroom together and now you’re making out against a wall and no one knows a single thing. Bar bathroom not your ideal setting for a boner? No worries, try dressing rooms! Insider tip: The dressing rooms at Old Navy …
Too often, “women’s health” means “straight women’s health,” and queer ladies are left in the dust. But bisexual and lesbian sexual health shouldn’t be a footnote, because all women — and, in particular, all young women — need to be educated about how various sexual health issues affect them.
As a teen, I was super jealous of my friends who identified as lesbians and would proudly declare they could never get STIs because they only slept with women. Today, there’s a bit more information out on the subject, and, unfortunately, no one is immune to sexually transmitted infections. A study published in Reuters Health found that 1 in 4 women who sleep with women will contract at least one STI in their lives, and another study found that bisexual and lesbian women are more likely to have bacterial vaginosis — although scientists have yet to figure out exactly why …
It’s the 21st Century, so people don’t raise eyebrows when they hear about an LGBTQ movement, right? Wrong. People still raise eyebrows, and there are still a lot of controversies around Pride March and the LGBTQ community. That’s why Pride Marches are so dangerous in a lot of countries.
How did we come to this point? In this article, we delve into the history of the Pride March and the possible reasons why being LGBTQ is still a controversial topic.
Pride March Perceptions
Pride March is also known as the Pride parade, and it’s a kind of celebration involving the LGBTQ community. It happens in June in the United States. Pride Parade also happens in other parts of the world at different times of the year.
The LGBTQ community consists of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer folks. The Pride celebration is meant to show the world that, …
People have invented many exciting and thrilling ways of having sex over the time. You may like to try all of them at according to your mood. However, some acts involve special equipments and a sex swing is one of them.
It is a type of harness created to make sexual intercourse more thrilling and enjoyable. One partner stays suspended on this swing while another moves freely to enjoy all the pleasure. There are many types and designs of sex swing. The most common one provides support for the buttocks, back, and legs to keep one partner suspended below the ceiling. You can easily adjust the position of this swing to enjoy in a much better way.
Why do you need a sex swing?
Sex swing might sound a new thing to many people. You may have seen it in some porn videos because it is an integral part of …