WATCH: This Is What Straight People Think Lesbians Look Like

WATCH: This Is What Straight People Think Lesbians Look Like

What do straight people think lesbians look like? That’s the question indie filmmaker Jodi Savitz answered when she performed a sociological experiment of sorts and interviewed 15 straight people on what lesbians look like and which lesbians are out in the media as part of her larger project, her Girl on Girl documentary.

The obvious answers came when some of these folks spewed tried-and-true lesbian stereotypes. Some old faves included …

Short hair

Boyish Stature

Baggy Clothes

Granola

Soft Ball Players

Manly

Intellectual

Challenging

Tattoos

Piercings

One woman said she thought lesbians were “tall,” and at 5’2” I wish that one were true!

Savitz went on to ask her interviewees to name three out lesbians in the media, which none of them could do, and which is incomprehensible for this pop-culture addled brain.

Finally, the 15 interviewees were asked to pick a lesbian out of a crowd. We’ll let you see how that panned out! Also, check out Savitz’s Girl on Girl page and her Indiegogo page. 

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