It happened so frequently it became a running joke among my friends — I would show up and the playful ribbing would start, asking who I was going to hook up with tonight, or if I had seen that Jackie was coming. I thought I was straight, and wrote off my drunken weekend kisses with girls as experimentation or a bit of fun. Singers Kehlani and Hayley Kiyoko, who identify as queer and lesbian respectively, have criticised Rita Ora for the song.
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The Problematics: 'Airplane! A girl-on-girl kiss always gets people talking. They can be sexy, sentimental, and even a little bit sloppy.
That year, cherry ChapStick symbolized and sensualized bisexuality in a titillating and revolutionary way, as Perry, "so brave, drink in hand," detailed her fleeting, fruity lip-lock with a girl for a mainstream audience. She liked it. The second single from her Capitol Records debut, One of the Boys"I Kissed a Girl" was a far cry from the more wholesome fare of Perry's beginnings as a contemporary Christian singer. McKee was thrown by the song's bi-curious theme, and says she talked to Perry about its "surprising" content.
In one sense, this reflects real life. Many young women who identify as straight have had sexual or romantic experiences with other women. Research on sexual fluidity, hooking up and straight girls kissing has mainly focused on women living on college campuses: privileged, affluent, white women.
In high school, I spent weekends with my best friend Janet. We cuddled and slept like spoons. I went to the University of Pennsylvania during the Reagan years, a time not known for sexual experimentation.
Finding out how to make the first move is a common situation lesbians find themselves in, especially for those who are just coming out. Imagine that two women are hanging out and getting along great. Perhaps they even talk every day and text all the time. Of course, you start to wonder how you can really take it to the next level and turn this friend into a lover.
Suddenly it's become fashionable for middle class girls to kiss each other. And, says TV reporter Penny Marshall who investigated the phenomenon, it has been created surprise, surprise by cynical,publicity-hungry celebrities Olivia and Lara had their first kiss at their friend Clara's 15th birthday party.