Gaywoman dating couples dating after 40 widow
Back then, if you had the good fortune to make a family, you held onto it. In the lesbian world, serial monogamy was safe, and also fulfilling.Women can have kids, too, so sometimes lesbians had those.Catch up on Part 1 here, then continue below: When I lived in San Francisco in the nineties, my friend Michelle told me about a lesbian couple who were looking for frozen sperm together.At that time I was married to a man, and I thought Michelle was talking about some people who wanted to breed cocker spaniels.Now that we have a few more rights in terms of marriage ourselves, perhaps we will slow down on trying to get there so fast.The following is the 2nd installment of a hilarious ongoing series by author and squirrel hunter (seriously) Amy Bronwen Zemser called "How to Thaw Your Unborn Child," about sperm donation and artificial insemination when you've got an acute case of lesbianism.
I'm 35, and the generation right behind mine knew the U-Haul model of long-term relationships well.
Those were the gay women who had a profile public enough for my generation to actually see, sometimes even reflected in pop culture.
Alison Bechdel's cult comic serial Dykes to Watch Out For ran for almost two decades in alternative papers like Funny Times while the "Gay '90s" unfolded.
In general, the butches tended to work, with blue-collar labor offering somewhat steady employment for masculine-presenting women (unions in particular offered some protection from harassment and firing).
The femmes worked, too, and also kept the home and butch spirits up.