Author: Kat Long

L.A. Confidential

By day, Los Angeles thrums with creative energy and showbiz deal-making. At night, the city turns into the West Coast hub of lesbian nightlife. GO explores L.A.’s daytime dramas and after-dark happenings.

100 Women We Love 2011

The 100 Women We Love – out artists, elected officials, business leaders, athletes, community activists – are role models for us all. Many are up-and-coming movers and shakers; some are at the zenith of their careers. Some of their achievements change our world and, just as importantly, others improve the world’s perception of out women. They all strive tirelessly to increase our visibility and continue our incredible progress toward equality and justice.

We proudly present the class of 2011, in random order, so each gets her well-deserved turn in the spotlight.

Northern Light

Is Stockholm, Sweden the world’s gayest city? Its fabulous residents and 6.5 million annual visitors might say so. With a cosmopolitan attitude and enough activities and sights to keep tourists occupied for a month, the “capital of Scandinavia” proves that Sweden offers more than just meatballs.

Talking Türkiye

Straddling Europe and Asia, the ancient city of Istanbul has been a capital of vanished empires and the vanguard of Western-style culture and modern arts. Find out why this seductive metropolis has been luring visitors since 1000 BC.

Bi-Coastal Bliss

Married multitaskers Lacey and Jessica created their dream wedding.
Now they put cohabitation on hold while their careers take off.

Marry Legally In…

For lesbian couples, getting legally married may be as easy as crossing a state line. The six U.S. jurisdictions allowing same-sex marriage welcome out-of-staters, so tying the knot is just a matter of paperwork (and a check). Here’s how to GO get hitched.

Platinum Romance

A chance encounter at a club almost two decades ago sparked the love of a lifetime. Chrystal Turner and Sunny Walker share their inspiring story.

Procrastinator’s Gift Guide

The clock is ticking—and online retailers await your desperate, frantic keystrokes. If you waited until the 11th hour (again!) to begin your holiday shopping, take a deep breath and let GO lend a hand! We’ve done the work for you!