So there are lesbians in Britain - at least three of them! –- and they're all hot, white, currently single and brought to you to by the venerable matriarch of British TV, the BBC.
There's a crucial difference between a straight slut and a queer slut, and it's the shame factor. But it's not shame in the way you might think.
The picture at left is taken from the website for Florida State University's women's basketball team. While it looks seems inocuous enough, these glam shots have sparked a debate about the persistent problem of homophobia in women's sports.
There was something that bugged me about Daphne Merkin's "Butch Fatale" piece in T Style this weekend that I've only just figured out. It's what bugs me about most pieces about Rachel Maddow.