The stars of our new video series, “The Lphabet”

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Today we launched the first video in our new series The Lphabet, which seeks to define and demystify terms from our community (and the internet). We brought together a group of highly hilarious women to do the job, and so here’s your chance to get to know our talking heads a little bit better.

ever-lphabet

Profession: Comedian

Credits: Bitch magazine, Jezebel, The A.V. Club

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: Peter Pan

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “Cool shirt.”

Find her at: @evermainard, www.evermainard.com, youtube.com/evermainard

brittany-lphabet

Profession: I write and comede.

Credits: Voted Best Smile in 7th grade (I had braces so this was truly an underdog tale). Since then, nothing quite as delightful. (BuzzFeed Video, CWFF, Second City Chicago, She-Devil NYC)

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: An emotional top.

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing it would be: “Be nice to me. Also, watch Buffy.”

Find her at: @britt27ashwww.straightlesbian.com or just Facebook my dad

faith-lphabet

Profession: Kitten Snuggler, Comedian, Writer

Credits: San Francisco International Comedy Fest

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: Handy

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “Say no to Tevas.”

Find her at: @teamsexydorkfaithchoyce.comfacebook.com/faithchoyce

fawzia-lphabet

Profession: Actor, Writer, Producer, Comedy

Credits: Kam Kardashian, Brown Girl Problems, Kiss Her I’m Famous, Chicago Fire

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: I’m 50% lesbian, 50% Muslim OR Brown Kiki

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “I’m your Ralph Maccio.”

Find her at: @thefawz, facebook.com/fawziamirza, www.fawziamirza.com

amy-lphabet

Profession: Actor, Writer, Rapper

Credits: The Better Half, Anyone But Me

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: Tomboyish, Gay As Hell or Androgynous.

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “Ain’t life grand?”

Find her at: @amyjacksonlewis, @thebetterhalfseries, www.thebetterhalfseries.com, www.vimeo.com/ondemand/thebetterhalf

lindsay-lphabet

Profession: Actor, Writer, A&R Director

Credits: The Better Half

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: chapstick femme/baby spice

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “Drink a lot of water and put the past in your behind.”

Find her at: @linzhicks, www.thebetterhalfseries.com

lianna-lphabet

Profession: Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, Actor, Host

Credits: Lady Parts Justice, Huffington Post Comedy, AfterEllen, SheWired, The Advocate Comedy

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: POWER LESBIAN!

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: “Not actually a power lesbian yet.”

Find her at: @liannac, liannacarrra.com

hloel

Profession: Writer of articles and scripts

Credits: xojane, Jezebel, The Good Men Project, Playboy, and Offbeat Magazine. Member of the Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association, co-founder of HER/LA, and intrepid curator of AfterEllen’s rad tumblr.

The best lesbianish phrase used to describe me is: Underdressed

If you could tell the world of gay women one thing, it would be: Get shit done. Have fun. 

Find her at: @howtrite and yochlochlo.tumblr.com

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