Featured Stories

  • Girl Zero: Chapter 1

    Girl Zero: Chapter 1

    Patient zero refers to the first patient in an epidemic. Girl Zero is about the girl that started it all.
  • CCL's Etsy Store

    CCL’s Etsy Store

    Click the pic to browse my Etsy store for ALL of my latest designs. The World's Most Lesbianic Jewelry Line!
Artwork by CherryBomb

‘Jason Major’s Sex Party’ January 31

I highlighted the work of one of closest friends, CherryBomb’s  amazing artwork a while back (Formerly known as StreetGeekGirl). While she’s been busy being awesome and working on different art projects, one of her most recent ones was something I thought some of you might enjoy. She had the fun job of creating some of the […]

Screen Shot 2015-01-09 at 5.59.21 PM

Saint Harridan Tour: Masculine Clothing for Women. FINALLY.

  OK so this is a shoutout to this amazing new company called Saint Harridan. They are this pretty cool fashion label that is  specializing in “Masculine clothing and accessories for women and transmen.” Take a look at their site and tell me you haven’t wished desperately for a company like this when you were […]

Screen Shot 2014-12-05 at 11.27.51 AM

Top 50 Gay Blogs of 2014

The gentlemen at the Gayborhoodapp.com have come up with a fantastic guide to the top 50 gay blogs.  What makes it even more of an honor is the company I’m keeping on this list. CCL is 8 below Afterellen. Helllooooooo???? The fact that CCL made the same list as AfterEllen and the Advocate also just […]

IMG_7470

Epochalips Top 10 Lesbian Owned Business Gift Guide

Epochalips: Smart Lesbian Commentary is a multi-contributor site for Boomer lesbians and their friends.  If you haven’t already been keeping up with the ladies at Epochalips, you can start now and you should. Because they’re keeping us up to date on important information we need to know! Such as the Top 10 Lesbian Businesses to Buy […]

IMG_0457 - Version 2

Mrs. & Mrs. Who??!!

My wife and I have been legally married for almost one year, but I took her last name when we fist signed our domestic partnership papers almost four years ago now. And since then I’ve thought a lot about taking her name because people have had a lot of different reactions to that simple fact. […]

Screen Shot 2014-10-12 at 3.12.08 PM inside

My First Gay Business Mixer!

  A few days after my initial conversation with the lovely Renée Strauss, she called me again! This time to invite us to the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce mixer that was going to be happening at the Sofitel.  I was honestly surprised that she thought of us and super thrilled at the […]

renee

A Powerful Straight Ally

Where should I start? A couple weeks ago, I was contacted by this bright, beautiful voice over the phone about possibly having my jewelry mentioned in an upcoming article for this gorgeous new magazine called LGBT Wed. Anyways, the phone call …. can we just talk about that for a second? Anyone that reads this […]

Dara Avenius of Fascinate Media Screen Shot 2014-09-09 at 3.29.36 PM

Stud VS. Butch: What’s the difference?

I recently asked for some feedback on the differences between the terms “Stud” and “Butch”. I’m a femme from Southern California and most of the more masculine leaning lesbians out here use one of these terms to self-identify, in my personal experience. I’ve even dated a few butches, stone butches and one stud. So you […]

New-Orleans-Bourbon-St-H It was a great night to be Gay in LA. Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 6.00.33 PM Moments after getting legally married!! image Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 1.14.41 PM

Senior Google Executive Steps Down from World Vision Board Under Pressure from Grassroots Christians

Rising Christian Backlash Over World Vision’s Anti-Gay Hiring Policy Now Turns Focus to John Park, Remaining Google Exec on World Vision Board Today, Jacquelline Fuller, Director of Corporate Giving at Google, resigned from the board of evangelical Christian relief agency World Vision under pressure from 16,000 Christians who had signed a petition objecting to World […]

IMG_3563

The Third King of Gay Weddings

How do I even start this review? It’s shamefully late in coming for several reasons, none of them are even worthy to mention other then to say, that this man was one of the major reasons, our wedding was PERFECT. He was like an angel sent from God to give us the best wedding of […]

Gerbera Daisy

The Three Kings of Gay Weddings

Planning a lesbian wedding is in a word, awesome. Why? Because if you’re lucky enough you’ll have the privilege of meeting and working with amazing people like Bill from Fabulous Food Alchemy, Roman from Over the Rainbow Cupcakes and Dave from the David Rohr Floral Studio. These three men have become in my mind, the […]

Screen Shot 2014-03-15 at 3.04.44 PM