Shailene Woodley is making her mark as a marquee name. The actress stars in Divergent, where she plays a fiercely independent girl who fights against societal norms — and it's not far from her real life. Woodley's hippie-chic, Earth-friendly lifestyle isn't the only thing that sets her apart from her peers: her love life is pretty intriguing and different, too. This is one gal who's not afraid to take risks, whether it be with her career, her hair or her heart! Get to know Woodley's dating history and beliefs on love ...
Were you aware that there are 75 countries around the world where LGBT men and women can be legally persecuted for their sexual orientation? Well, you are now. Every day, people are fleeing countries like Russia and Nigeria, where it is punishable by law to be openly gay.
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Years ago, I was madly in love with a woman I’ll call Sarah. The first time I went to her house, I was won over by the huge unabridged dictionary that had a permanent home on her dining room table. When she took me to a raptor center, and then to see a rainbow out over a field of sunflowers at dusk, I knew she was the woman for me. It also didn’t hurt that Sarah was one of the most beautiful women I’ve ever seen, in a butch/tomboi kind of way.
We all know that fighting hurts our relationships - yet endless hours of "processing" can be just as bad. So what's a couple to do? No one really believes that responding to conflict by yelling, storming out, giving each other the “silent treatment,” or trying to stuff our feelings down is a good idea (though sometimes it's all we know how to do.) Obviously, direct communication seems like a much better alternative – and since lesbians and queer women care a great deal about our relationships, many of us have worked very hard to learn to nam
The Koran, Torah and New Testament all vilify homosexuals. As much I think Phil Robertson is an ignorant buffoon, the man was simply abiding by the tenets of his faith—he even paraphrased from the New Testament. Our culture is now starting to move past centuries-old biases against sexual orientation, but organized religion has not—and cannot—do the same without abandoning scriptural teachings. if our culture is to advance, we may need to more openly question the ancient Middle-Eastern documents on which we still base it.
There's no telling where I'll end up meeting the Ellen to my Portia, but I'm excited to embark on the journey to happily-ever-after, and synced menstrual cycles.
Yeah, we all watch proposal videos. Lots of proposal videos. But we bet you've never seen one as unique as this. With rising pressure to make proposals stand out from the pack, it's nice to see someone come up with something truly distinctive and personal. No marching bands or dropping from the sky here. Just two women in love.