30 minutes | Mar 21, 2021

83 - Katie Herzog - Where Have All the Lesbians Gone [Public Limited Version]

Katie’s article on the disappearance of the lesbians is available in a public version here: https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/where-have-all-the-lesbians-gone-0a7 A longer version is also available on the Patreon for her podcast with Jesse Singal, Blocked and Reported: https://www.patreon.com/blockedandreported More background - LGBT Identification Rises to 5.6% in Latest U.S. Estimate (gallup.com): https://news.gallup.com/poll/329708/lgbt-identification-rises-latest-estimate.aspx If the Future Is Nonbinary, It's a Bleak One for Women - Slog - The Stranger: https://www.thestranger.com/slog/2018/11/30/36431918/if-the-future-is-nonbinary-its-a-bleak-one-for-women Radclyffe Hall The Well of Loneliness (1928) Living together and civil partnership - legal differences - Citizens Advice: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/family/living-together-marriage-and-civil-partnership/living-together-and-civil-partnership-legal-differences/ Map of States Where Same-Sex Couples Are Able to Get Joint or Second Parent Adoption | American Civil Liberties Union (aclu.org): https://www.aclu.org/map-states-where-same-sex-couples-are-able-get-joint-or-second-parent-adoption Timestamps 3:32 The decline in lesbian bar culture 11:26 The rise in transitions 13:09 The shift in terminology from lesbian to non-binary, the retrospective transing of historical crossdressing women, defining feminine gender roles 17:50 Masculine presentation among lesbians 29:25 Social contagion 32:12 Youth gender dysphoria 34:21 Internal gender identities 38:18 Lesbians and trans men 40:03 Gender identity and sexuality 48:11 From lesbian to queer 49:50 Bisexuality and female sexual fluidity, same-sex marriage and civil partnerships
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