It’s cool that people can experiment with it, and in high school they can try to find out what they feel about it and what’s their orientation.And it’s good that this is a society that’s open about it.And when I hook up with guys, I feel they have more power than me. “Ten years ago, girls our age would be embarrassed if they ever got caught, but now many girls take advantage of it, as a situation to be seen as a total sex bomb.There are girls who are gay, there are girls who want attention, and there are girls like me, who just find people I’ve been attracted to and hook up with them. Obviously you’re attracted to them, because you spend so much time with them.” Sophie slipped into her closet to change her outfit for the fourth time.
Sophie was straddling Eliza, one of her best friends, giving her a back rub and fiddling with her straight blond hair. “I’m not about straight and gay,” said Anna, “I think that if you see something special in a person, that’s all that matters.I’ve generally found those special things in guys, but Sophie and I were utterly and completely dependent on each other, and I really loved her.” “I spent every single day of my life with Anna,” said Sophie. When she wouldn’t call me, I’d be like, ‘Why isn’t she calling?’ I was pretty much obsessed.” “I think where sexuality becomes malleable is where people are happier,” said Sophie.They both knew that their romance would probably come to an end if either one of them met a guy she wanted to date. G.’s” (lesbians until graduation) became a term of derision in the 1990’s-applied to college women who slept with women on campus but would immediately link up with socially appropriate males once they left college-the trend seems to have worked its way into a younger crowd. Boys interested in publicly experimenting with other boys would find themselves in a far less “glamorous” subgroup.) “Day-long, week-long, month-long: There are many types of lesbians at my school,” said “Tina,” a junior at a private school on the Upper East Side.While many New York girls may act like lesbians to both mock and attract young men, there is a definite group of young women who are finding something in a sexualized female bond that they don’t get from the attentions of the average high-school boy. Tina first experienced kissing her girlfriends in seventh grade, at sleepover parties. to be a real lesbian, but poser lesbians are usually a kind of insecure girl who feels like she’s not really special for any reason-and I know I kind of sound like Dr.