Girl on Girl is a documentary portrait of six women struggling with feminine lesbian invisibility— the phenomena in which, indistinguishable from straight women, feminine lesbians are rendered invisible to the world and each other.
Plagued by interrogation, their day-to-day is colored by society’s insistence that feminine lesbians are ‘not real lesbians.’ Even in LGBTQ spaces, the phrases, “Are you sure?” & “You’re too pretty to be gay,” are typical.
Lauren, an ex-reality star (The Real L Word, Season 3)
Karen, an aspiring designer and formerly homeless LGBTQ teen
Kris, the feminist activist turned spiritual leader
Ashleigh & Destini. & toddler, Saibra. a family hoping to get pregnant again
Lyndi, an Air Force veteran
Over three years, we follow them through interviews and home movie footage. From family tension and feminist politics to homelessness, motherhood, racism and aging, Girl on Girl is a dynamic patchwork of stories that unifies the plight of all women to be taken seriously in their sexuality and femininity.