Everyday Struggles of Being a Lesbian Perfectly Described with Tweets

April 8th 2016

Danielle DeCourcey

Being an LGBT person can be difficult on a daily basis. However these tweets about #lesbianproblems use humor to highlight the every day struggles of lesbian life.

When your piano lesson gets awkward:

When your phone gets awkward:

When you use the same hair products:

When men don't accept that you're a lesbian:

When you're just trying to use your kitchen:

When you realize the lesbian community in your city is a bit small:

When you forget to keep your closet door shut:

When you've been hitting the gym:

When lesbian marriage doesn't fit the heteronormative mold:

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All of these tweets show a great sense of humor, and at the same time, an awareness that their experiences as lesbians are different. In his philosophy paper, Chris A. Kramer recommends laughter as a weapon against oppression. "I will suggest a non-violent weapon in the fight against them--humor."

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