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Synonyms for lesbian

homosexual

dyke

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Synonyms for lesbian

of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to members of one's own sex

Synonyms for lesbian

a female homosexual

a resident of Lesbos

of or relating to or characterized by homosexual relations between woman

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Thirty-nine percent of heterosexuals, 36% of lesbians and 23% of bisexuals perceived that they had no risk of HIV infection.
Compared with their bisexual and heterosexual counterparts in this subgroup, lesbians averaged more male sexual partners during the year (2.
The class also attended a lecture on Adoption Issues of Gay and Lesbian Parents presented as part of a campus-wide GLBT seminar.
Hatred in the hallways: Discrimination and violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in the U.
1950) made contributions to black lesbian and black women's literature that have been singular.
Social Welfare Policy and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities
In spite of this increased visibility and acceptance--and just as African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans continue to experience job discrimination (Bowman, 1993)--gay men and lesbian women continue to experience difficulty in the workplace (Adams, 1997; Anastas, 1998; Diamant, 1993; Kirby, 2002).
Transmission of common viral STIs, especially human papillomavirus (HPV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections and of Treponema pallidum, the causative agent of syphilis, requires only skin-to-skin or mucosa contact, which can easily occur in the context of lesbian sex.
For gay and lesbian parents, custody disputes, by nature emotionally charged and often contentious, pose additional threats not faced by their heterosexual counterparts.
While some mainstream representations of the lesbian bar sexualize lesbians from a heterosexist point of view, others depict it as a space that is useful or curative for heterosexuals.
Training of counsellors, therapists, confessors, and spiritual directors to affirm those with homosexual orientation and to refrain from suggesting or counselling a gay or lesbian person that his or her "orientation should be changed or reversed by therapy or prayer.
Stein's book is then a history of "both everyday resistance and organised movement politics" in gay and lesbian Philadelphia between 1945 and 1972.
Many facilities are probably not deliberately ignoring the needs of current or potential gay and lesbian residents.
Garcia, a polite young man who presented the Vice President with a book of poems by homeless gay and lesbian youths, had reason for his skepticism.
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