The Lo-Down: “Dating – Part 1″

After a yearlong hiatus, Sarah Pecora and I are back with new episodes of The Lo-Down! We racked our brains to come up with a subject that we thought you’d all enjoy, and we settled on the following: lesbian dating.

We came to this conclusion because back when The Lo-Down was still streaming regularly, you all used to ask us questions. I’d say about 90% of those questions were about dating — and why not? Dating is an exciting and yet often difficult thing to do, and we’ve all either done it or are doing it or hope to do it in the future.

So, what makes Sarah and I qualified to talk about this? Well, we got our start in vlogging by deconstructing (and I use that term loosely) the travesty of A Shot at Love With Tila Tequila, which as you know was about “dating.” So the fact that Sarah and I watched all those episodes means we are eminently qualified to tell you what you should not do if you’re ever on a reality dating show.

In addition to that, Sarah and I are (1) lesbians; and (2) have dated lesbians. Back when we were single, we dated a lot (some more than others). Between the two of us, we’ve accumulated a lot of dating experiences — and hopefully some wisdom. Of course, that doesn’t mean we know the answer to all those thorny dating questions. We invite you to contribute to the conversation in the comments and let us know what you think.

For the next seven episodes, we’ll walk you through many a dating scenario and offer numerous tips for “success” (you can define exactly what that is for yourself!). We hope we amuse you!

Watch previous episodes of The Lo-Down, visit Malinda Lo at www.malindalo.com, and follow them on Twitter at twitter.com/malindalo and twitter.com/specsperspec.

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