|1.||pottery barn lesbian|
A lesbian (and sometimes a bisexual woman with mass market appeal.
It is often used in a negative way (generally by another gay person)to infer that the person is not "gay enough."
Used by Boy George to describe Rosie O'Donnell when he was obviously hungry for publicity.
negative: Ellen Degeneres is such a pottery barn lesbian. She needs to be gayer on her show.
positive: Rosie O'Donnell is a pottery barn lesbian. She's comfortable enough with her sexuality but it is not the only thing that defines her.