“Don’t Be Such a Lesbian” explores lesbian stereotypes


What does a lesbian look like? Piercings? Tattoos? Short hair? Some of us, sure, but somehow the singular stereotype of all gay women being a masculine woman persists.

A new short film called Don’t Be Such a Lesbian explores the myths of lesbianism, as hosted and created by British presenter/actor Jana Dowling. Interestingly, the women of the UK that are interviewed are not able to name many other out lesbians on their television other than Clare Balding. They need their own Ellen DeGeneres, and they need her now.