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Matchmaking services, how-to books, interactive radio shows and real-life stories: These are some of the tools our 10 Best Lesbian Dating Bloggers use to help daters like you find what you’re looking for.
The world of lesbian dating wouldn’t be the same without these women.
Bragging Rights: Coaching machine
“Your #1 resource for conscious dating, finding lasting love and living the life of your dreams!” Gay Girl Dating Coach was founded by dating and relationship expert, Mary Gorham Malia, a self-professed “gay girl” who’s passed the age of 50, survived menopause . . . [and] has grown from being a baby dyke to a lesbian.” She’s the author of “The Gay Girl’s Guide to Avoid 14 Dating Traps.”
Social Clout: 1,991 followers, 3,432 likes
Bragging Rights: Intuition
A doctor of clinical psychology, Dr. Frankie Bashan specializes in lesbian matchmaking and bisexual matchmaking in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York and Hawaii. Working under the moniker “Little Gay Book,” Dr. Frankie is a self-professed optimist who believes everyone deserves to love and be loved. Dr. Frankie is your go-to for intuitive advice that gets straight to the point.
Social Clout: 174 followers, 111 unique visitors/month
Bragging Rights: Focuses on youth
What’s better than a grown lesbian writing letters to the 15-year-old version of herself? Not much. So is part of the premise of Robyn Harper’s “Gay Girl Revolution” site. A 30-something Dublin, Ireland native with platinum hair and a quirky sense of style, Harper, who’s written quite a bit for The Huffington Post, gives advice in a thoughtful and positive way.
Social Clout: 14,676 likes, 1,139 followers
Bragging Rights: Longevity, having been giving dating advice — to both mature and younger lesbians — since 2001
“For the single woman desiring lasting love,” Barb Elgin’s Lasting Lesbian Love site features advice, coaching, discussions, studies, and more. With over 20 years of experience in this field, Elgin offers simple tips that aren’t excessive or overwhelming.
Social Clout: 742 followers
Bragging Rights: Humor
Author, political activist and journalist, Kathy Belge, is co-author of the awesomely named guidebook, “Lipstick & Dipstick.” She’s also a regular contributor to Curve Magazine, the “Guide” to all things lesbian on About.com and author of “Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens.” With real life situations present in everything she does, Belge uses humor to bring people back to reality.
Social Clout: 1,161 followers, 1,682 friends
Bragging Rights: Like talking to a friend
Billed as a “Card Carrying Lesbian,” Sasha Lotrian’s site begs the question, “What’s in your wallet?” Featuring an advice column, video page and blog posts by Lotrian and a slew of guest writers, Card Carrying Lesbian gives tips you can actually use – complete with sexy graphics. It’s like talking to a friend – a very gay friend – who urges you to be yourself and fight social norms.
Social Clout: 1,371 followers
Bragging Rights: Positivity
TJ Davis’ The Lesbian Dating Project is “a positive blog promoting healthy dating and relationships in the LGBTQ community.” Davis looks to break readers out of their stereotypes while decreasing “over before it started” relationships. She teaches lesbians to take their time in a sincere and straightforward way.
Social Clout: 161 likes
Bragging Rights: Very personal
“A head for the city, a heart for the country, a body for the ladies, a soul fragmented,” Zy Drew writes on her website’s introduction. A self-described “serial lesbian dater,” Drew offers advice with her personal, real-life dating stories on her site of the same name. Real, honest and raw, Drew details run-ins with members of the same sex descriptively and with a sexy flair of reality.
Social Clout: 100 friends, YouTube channel
Bragging Rights: Matchmaking and social networking
A 32-year-old residing in Los Angeles, Arlan is author of “Your Daily Lesbian Moment!” A blogger since mid-2006, Arlan launched the matchmaking/social networking site Juliet & Juliet in August 2011. Sarcastic and unapologetic, Arlan’s blog includes movie trailers and videos related to lesbian dating and relationships.
Social Clout: 2,480 followers, 199 likes
Bragging Rights: Boldness
At Just Shore Girls, a site focused primarily on Jersey Shore lesbian life, Ginger makes uncomfortable subjects easy to talk about through real-life examples on love and dating. “We lesbians are NOTORIOUS for getting attached immediately,” Ginger writes in one of her article posts. “As the infamous saying goes, ‘first date sex, second date U-Haul.’”
Social Clout: 638 followers, 298 likes
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