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I Only Look Straight: What I Want You to Know as a Queer Woman in a Hetero-Appearing Relationship

Most of the world reads me as straight. I’m a feminine-presenting cisgender woman in a primary relationship with a cisgender man. This means that I move through the world with a sexuality that is widely misunderstood and often derided. So here’s what I want you to know, as your friendly neighbourhood straight-passing bisexual… Being invisible …

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5 Things (Vanilla) Straight Girls Can Learn from Their LGBTQ and Kinky Sisters

We have lots in common with each other, we are sisters after all.  But some years ago I realised that I don’t go about relationships, dating and sex in quite the same way as my vanilla heterosexual sisters.  I tried to work out how much of the difference was because of kink, how much was …

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Paisley Gilmour, Cosmopolitan Senior Sex & Relationships Writer

[metaslider id=715] “I’m from Norwich, in Norfolk. To be honest, I’ve been super privileged growing up; my family are very open, very liberal, and very sex-positive. I think that’s made me into the freak I am today…! I look after the Sex and Love section at Cosmo. I’m the only one on there; it’s a …

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