BY KIM HOFFMAN
When the blogging platform Tumblr was created, back in 2007, it encouraged people to scrapbook who they are and what they love, and introduced the notion that everyone could brand themselves as tastemakers. But for some bloggers, those who wanted to go viral for more altruistic reasons, Tumblr presented the opportunity to send a gay-positive message to the masses.
When Tumblrs with lesbian themes began to crop up, the women behind the Tumblr monikers Suicide Blonde and Bohemea began by posting lesbian-related art and photos, as well as opinions on fashion, film, television, music, and politics, then came to assume a vital role in the community — giving sage advice to readers, mostly girls and women, who needed to know that they are not alone.
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