Julie Bindel peddles the same old stereotypes and perpetuates the same dated lesbian images (Anti-lesbianism is a ruse to keep all women in our place, 26 May). An out lesbian, I dress, for the occasion, to look good for my partner, to look professional, but not to make a political point centred around how men view the world. Lip Service is populated by skinny, glamorous women, but so are other soapy dramas: unattainable female representations are sadly not an issue limited to lesbians. It is true that lesbians are underrepresented in mainstream entertainment and other fields. This needs to change. But lesbians are a diverse bunch, not one solely defined by their sexuality or one particular way of presenting themselves.
• Julie Bindel's attitude toward straight women and men is as bigoted as any prejudice which lumps all members of any group into an assumed set of behaviours.
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