Hanna Rosin posted a piece at Slate 's Double X last week about gay male couples and monogamy--or rather their lack of it. Rosin said that some gay couples' resistance to monogamy might be a model that hetero couples could learn from. A rebuttal by Nathaniel Frank took the data from both sources to task: "None of these sources show that 'most gay couples aren't monogamous,'" he wrote. As a lesbian, though, I was left wondering where the gay women's voices and data were in this discussion about evolving relationship norms.
Beyond the U-Haul: How Lesbian Relationships Are Changing - The Atlantic
Introducing The Daily Drop-in: Our daily pick of the best tools and articles to help you care for yourself during lockdown. Women who have sex with other women can pass on or get STIs. Know how to protect yourself. Lesbians and bisexual women are not immune from sexually transmitted infections STIs , and it's important not to be complacent about getting tested for them, according to Ruth Hunt at the charity Stonewall. Sometimes, lesbian and bisexual women are told they don't need to be tested for STIs.