• Meg Ten Eyck on Off The Grid

    The 11 Best Travel Destinations For LGBTQ+ Women

    The 11 Best Travel Destinations For LGBTQ+ Women

    Why is it so difficult to find travel information for lesbians and queer women? The internet is ripe with travel content for gay boys. Even when a travel company says they're LGBTQ+ friendly, they really mean gay male friendly, but feel obligated to lump us all in there for appearance's sake. How do I know this? […]
  • Meg Ten Eyck on Queer Culture

    24 Ways Straight Allies Can Support The LGBTQ+ Community During A Tragedy

    24 Ways Straight Allies Can Support The LGBTQ+ Community During A Tragedy

    We are a few weeks removed from the shootings in Orlando and freshly in the middle of Pride season. The night before the shootings, I published a tongue-in-cheek article for Matador Network titled, “Dear Straight Allies, Please Don't Come to Pride Until You've Understood These 6 Things.” I've been writing about LGBTQ+ culture for about […]
  • Meg Ten Eyck on Queer Culture

    ‘Juliet Takes A Breath' Is The Ultimate Read For Queer Feminists

    ‘Juliet Takes A Breath' Is The Ultimate Read For Queer Feminists

    The author of “Juliet Takes A Breath,” Gabby Rivera, and I first met when we were both asked to be on a panel for a queer student group at Columbia University. I remember being transfixed by her wit and intelligence and being all around impressed with her. When I saw that she was publishing her first novel, […]
  • Meg Ten Eyck on Queer Culture

    Why Lesbian Bars Are Disappearing At The Height Of Queer Acceptance

    Why Lesbian Bars Are Disappearing At The Height Of Queer Acceptance

    Growing up, I was the textbook definition of unlikable. My sixth-grade figure was often described as “womanly,” an adjective no 11-year-old wants to be labeled. This was the time of heroine chic and rail-thin celebrities. My parents decided that my curves were to be hidden under oversized clothes. It wasn't a good look. My stunning wardrobe […]
  • Meg Ten Eyck on Queer Culture

    Why Dinah Shore Will Always Be A Spring Break Paradise For Lesbians

    Why Dinah Shore Will Always Be A Spring Break Paradise For Lesbians

    As a queer woman and blogger, I've attended many events for lesbians. But, there is something about the Dinah Shore weekend in Palm Springs, California that just feels a little bit different than the others. If you've been hiding in the closet for the last 20 years, Dinah Shore is the world's largest lesbian event. It's […]