1. Stereotype: In every lesbian couple there is a “man” and a “woman”.
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Reality: Butch can be with butch, femme with femme – or any of the other gender identities in between.
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2. Stereotype: Lesbians are super moody and sad all the time.
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Reality: Lesbians have the same range of emotions as people of other sexualities.
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3. Stereotype: Lesbian sex doesn’t count as real sex.
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4. Stereotype: Lesbians love dildos and use them all the time, because they have penis envy.
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5. Stereotype: Lesbians are always trying to “recruit” straight women to their “cause”.
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Reality: Straight women who get with lesbians aren’t straight.
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6. Stereotype: All lesbians dress like men and have short hair.
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Reality: Not all lesbians, but when they do, it can be super hot.
7. Stereotype: Lesbians move in with each other on the second date.
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Reality: Oh em gee no, they have to date for at least a month.
Reality: Over time the passion fades in most relationships, gay and straight alike.
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10. Stereotype: Lesbians can’t be friends with straight women without wanting to sleep with them.
Reality: Lesbians can actually be BFFs with all types of people!
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11. Stereotype: Lesbians will be up for a threesome with a straight couple.
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12. Stereotype: Lesbians just haven’t found the right guy yet.
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Reality: Lesbians’ interests are as varied as everyone else’s.
Reality: Not all lesbians, but lots, yes, and that’s because those three things are fantastic.
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