Resources for Late in Life Lesbians

Curious or questioning your sexual orientation, coming to terms with being a “late in life lesbian,” and/or coming out late?  Wherever you are in your process, I do hope some of these resources can be helpful.

Our Coming Out Late in Life Support Group returns to meeting in person in 2023, as well as continuing to meet online.

Reading for Late in Life Lesbians

Online Resources for Late in Life Lesbians

  • Autostraddle is a serious labor of love. A group of friends wanted to start a revolution. Their creation is now the world’s most popular lesbian website, with over one million unique visitors and 3.5 million views per month.
  • The GA Voice is an amazing website with tons of great info. Check out the Best Bets page for local events and happenings and the Religious Organizations page. You’ll find tons and tons of great info — lots of reading.
  • Georgia Equality’s website is a great way to get informed on legislative activities, get active, or financially support civil rights efforts
  • Human Rights Campaign, Atlanta addresses lesbian and gay legal and civil rights. This website is Atlanta-focused. A visit to the HRC GA page indicates Georgia has NO anti-discrimination laws addressing sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • Gayborhood is a private website that promotes businesses and events related to gay life, both local and national. Very fun website, great newsfeed/blog that covers all aspects of gay life. Recently spotted: “For ladies who love the ladies — 5 ways to up your dating game.” Essential for women coming out late.
  • Project Q Atlanta and Project Q Atlanta Magazine for “a distinct take on news, information, events, attitudes – and the juicy dish and buzz – that impact our lives.”

Support and Advocacy

  • PFLAG Atlanta A great first stop for everyone with lots of basic questions about sexuality and gender fluidity. The site includes a FAQ section for “beginners,” support groups, advocacy, education, and more. 
  • LiLLY Late in Life Lesbians
    (FB page that requires invitation. Email Andrea to request an invitation.)
  • FetLife From their website: “Like Facebook, but run by kinksters like you and me.”
  • Southern Fried Queer Pride From the website: “An Atlanta-based queer and trans, arts and advocacy organization and festival celebrating the vibrant communities of the Southern United States”
  • SOJOURN Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity – Promotes increased understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of individuals across the entire spectrum of gender and sexual orientation in the Southeast through education, outreach, and advocacy, inspired by Jewish and universal ethics and ideals.
  • The LGBTQ Therapist Resource – An Atlanta organization of licensed mental health providers offering specialized services in one or more sexual orientation and/or gender diversity issues.

Dating for Late in Life Lesbians

Get Connected, Volunteer, Explore

Keep It Movin’!

LGBTQ Nightlife & Other Experiences

Spiritual and Religious Support 

Please see The GA Voice for a comprehensive listing of gay-affirming churches, synagogues, and places of worship.

LGBTQ Major Events in Atlanta

LGBTQ Recovery Communities

Email me with suggested additions / deletions of resources here.

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