December 2012

Chicago: Deep-Dish is Just the Beginning

11/20/12

Chicago: Deep-Dish is Just the Beginning

The Midwestern culinary capital promises foodie lesbians a variety of tasty treats.

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My Optical Allusion

11/19/12

My Optical Allusion

Last week I received a coupon in the mail from my favorite eyewear store, SEE Eyewear, which could save both a friend and myself a hundred bucks each. The propaganda from SEE, an ostensibly vintage black and white photo of two elderly women sitting under old-fashioned hair salon dryers, but wearing fashionable spectacles printed in bright colors, made me think of the saying by writer Dorothy Parker, "Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses." Being a lesbian, I don't at all care about whether men find my glasses a turn off or not. Being a lesbian in a monogamous relationship, I do care that my girlfriend digs my glasses (and I dig hers as well). I've been wearing stylish (and, on the occasion, not-so-fashionable) specs since my mid-20s. Initially, I...

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