Late in Life Lesbian Resource List

Resources for Late in Life Lesbians: Books, Groups, & More

Here you will find a basic list of resources for women in the Atlanta and metropolitan areas. These resources are aimed at women who are questioning their sexual orientation, coming to terms with being a late in life lesbian, and/or coming out late. Wherever you are in your process, you are welcome at our support group. Please feel free to share the following resources. You never know who could use them.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the groups, clubs, restaurants, and other indoor facilities may be closed. Some may have rules to keep patrons and staff safe. Check their websites for information about operating hours, seating limits, mask and vaccine mandates. Please respect their rules to help keep you, their staff, and other patrons safe.

Helpful reading for late in life lesbians

 

Resources for late in life lesbians

  • Autostraddle
    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
    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
    Two amazing organizations with slightly different missions. This website is a great way to get informed on legislative activities, get active, and/or financially support civil rights efforts
  • Human Rights Campaign, Atlanta
    The HRC addresses this country’s 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
    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
    From the website: “a distinct take on the news, information, events, attitudes – and the juicy dish and buzz – that impact our lives”

Support and Advocacy

  • PFLAG Atlanta
    This is the Georgia chapter of the national organization. PFLAG is a great first stop for everyone with lots of basic questions about sexuality. The site includes a FAQ section for “beginners,” support groups, advocacy, education, and more. Local meetings listed.
  • 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”

 

Dating and more for late in life lesbians

…just to get you started

If you are concerned about security, create a new email address that does not identify you. Use a non-identifying photo in your profile (if the site allows it.) ADT offers these tips as well to help you stay safe while using dating apps.

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

 

Major LGBTQ events in Atlanta

 

Recovery for the LGBTQ community

To share additional resource information for this list, please email me with your suggestions. I welcome all publications, organizations, events, and more that celebrate women who love women.

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