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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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What I've learned is that the millennial generation has little to no appreciation of lesbian spaces or businesses and thus does not feel inclined to support them.
Donna Duncan, executive director of Philadelphia's Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation, created the Rainbow Circle outreach program to teach lesbians about breast cancer risks.
Compared with their bisexual and heterosexual counterparts in this subgroup, lesbians averaged more male sexual partners during the year (2.4 vs.
The needs of gay, lesbian. Bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) students, perceptions of counselors, which interfere with meeting those needs and a pilot program for influencing those perceptions is discussed.
1989), a West Coast--based poet, activist and former member of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s, was a radical proponent of a black feminist lesbian poetic theory and practice.
DOMA alone has helped to institutionalize heterosexism in profound ways because it blocks future proactive and protective legislation for gays and lesbians. LGBT activists and institutions wishing to work around DOMA have strategized to pass domestic partner laws and policies at state and local levels, including in private organizations, as a way to obtain the 1,000+ benefits for LGB employees/citizens that married couples are entitled to by default.
Counseling gay men and lesbians: A practice primer.
Reports of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission between women are anecdotal and largely unpublished; however, approximately 3%-5% of respondents to surveys assessing lesbians' lifetime history of these STIs indicate that a chlamydial infection had been diagnosed by a healthcare provider.
Balog and her husband, Steve, of Portland, Oregon knew their daughters, Evelyn and Sharon, might be lesbians. Both were spirited, athletic young women, avid readers in high school.
adoption Only Florida specifically prohibits individual lesbians and gay men or same-sex couples from adopting children.
The most interesting, part of Hankin's book is her analysis of how representations of the lesbian bar, both in movies and on television, are authenticated by the inclusion of "real lesbians" or signifiers of lesbian culture and community.
Deines delivered her message in a soft but clear and firm voice, and stressed that the most important work of gay activists in their parishes is to set up parish panel discussions involving such people as an 'out' homosexual priest, a PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) mom, and partnered homosexuals, to convince parishioners that homosexuality is normal.
For it is Stein's original and central contention that lesbians and gay men, together and apart, have been on the cutting edge of the key 20th century changes in relations between men and women that have seen the move from a primarily homosocial to an heterosocial culture between men and women.
As the baby boomers age, gays and lesbians who have been out most of their adult lives will increasingly refuse to hide their identities, such as in circumstances where a facility's policy bars them from living with their lifetime partners, suggests Lambda Legal's Buckel, who is looking at legal challenges to such policies.
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gay People helps support, educate, and advocate for gay, lesbian, and bisexual persons and their families.
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