We all know the reason that guys in their thirties go to

Sleater-Kinney shows: Lesbian spotting. Outside the

show were bleah crewcut/short-haired/plane-jain-no-

makeup ones touching each other. Hey, I thought,

maybe I conned myself into some pipe dream that won’t

come true. Inside: A whole other story – long-haired,

made-up lesbians sporting leather jackets and teased

hair. Fake lesbians just wanting to have fun? Posers?

Ultimately – who cares? Whether the girls holding hands

and smiling were in love or just playing around, the

important thing is that they were girls holding hands and