June 11, 2008

More queer invisibility

Posted in heteronormative, identity, lesbian, representation, Sexuality Blogs and Resources at 12:00 pm by LB

This Boston Herald headline refers to a lesbian couple as “galpals.”

The article refers to their being lesbians, and that they are in fact a couple, but I’m not sure how being lesbians get equated to being just friends in the headline.  Way to make their sexuality invisible.

This on the back of the obscenity of lesbians kissing.

via feministing


1 Comment »

  1. Lindsay said,

    I think it’s interesting they use “outed” instead of “ousted” too.

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