Kathy Belge

Kathy Belge has been the About.com Guide to Lesbian Life since 2003. She came out as a lesbian as a teenager, and enjoys helping other lesbians with coming out and living happy, healthy lives.


Kathy has been a lesbian activist for more than 30 years. She has been an advocate and counselor for LGBT youth for more than 10 years. Kathy writes a lesbian advice column, "Lipstick & Dipstick" for Curve magazine, and is a co-author of two books, Lipstick & Dipstick's Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships (Alyson Books, 2007) and Queer: The Ultimate Guide for LGBT Teens (Zest, 2011).


Kathy earned a B.A. from Syracuse University with a dual major in journalism and history. Her senior research project was a look into the culture of American lesbian bars and pulp novels of the 1950s and 60s. She collects lesbian pulp fiction.

Kathy Belge

Thank-you for visiting Lesbian Life. I hope you will find this site informational, educational and inspirational. I will do my best to present the diversity of the Lesbian Experience on these pages. Please feel free to email with your questions. I try to answer all emails, but due to the quantity of emails, I cannot respond to every one. kathy at kathybelge.com

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