a woman whose emotional, romantic, and sexual energies are geared towards other women.
janet is writing abook about the history of female same-sex attraction.
a person who is not interested in or does not desire sexual activity, either within or outside of a relationship. asexuality is not the same as celibacy, which is the willful decision to not act on sexual feelings. asexuals, while not physically sexual-type folks, are none the less quite capable of loving, affectionate, romantic ties to others.
while many women involved in so-called "boston marriages" had asexual relationships, their partnerships have none-the-less been claimed by some as part of lesbian history.
the feminist/lesbian spelling of "woman". also has political implications. not all feminists/lesbians use or even like this term, but it's been claimed as a subtle empowerment thing by both groups in general.
janice has karate lessons at the womyn's center on campus.
an overtly/stereotypically masculine or masculine-acting woman. can be used to denote an individual, or the dominant role in a lesbian relationship.
marge is pretty butch. she's really strong, fixes cars better than a mechanic, and takes damn good care of her woman.
an especially handsome man (or handsome woman, depending) with debonair, genteel manners, a slick demeanor, good taste, and an eye for attractive ladies.
they just don't make fellas like that any more.
one who's affections, romantic platonic or sexual, are potentially geared towards anyone regardless of sex or gender identity.
allie's not bi, she's pansexual. and don't ya fergit it!
generally interchangable with pansexual
. one whose romantic, emotional, or sexual attractions are geared towards others regardless of sex and/or gender expression.
lorri set up a network for pan-, bi- and omnisexual visibility.