20 Things Lesbians Are Tired Of Hearing


1. “You don’t look gay”

Were you expecting something like this?

2. “Wanna have a threesome?”

3. “So which one of you is the guy?”

4. “You probably just couldn’t find a man.”

5. “Are you going to hit on me?” (from other girls)

6. “I’m just worried that if I’m friends with you, people will think I’m gay too…”

7. “I’ll pray for you.”

8. “Why do you hate guys?”

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9. “Lesbians all dress alike.”


10. “Maybe you just haven’t fucked the right guy yet?”

11. “Oh…can I watch?”

12. “How will you raise a family?”

13. “You’re probably just doing it to get attention from men.”

Nope, that was Katy Perry.

14. “How do lesbians have sex?”

15. “You’re not a real lesbian if you don’t do XYZ.”

Thanks for your expert opinion, though!

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16. “I’m into women. I guess that makes me a lesbian too heh heh.” —some dude

17. “Wait…so how does scissoring work?”

18. “You’re gay?! But you’re so pretty!”

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19. “Does it even count as real sex?”

20. “[Insert anything here, really. People just feel compelled to say anything to you.]”

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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