a friendship, often between members of the same sex, which is tender, caring, affectionate and resonant, but which generally does not involve sex or sexual contact.
romantic friendships between women were both common and socially accepted in the Victorian era.
old timey black-american slang meaning hip, cool. used alot by cab calloway as in "are you hep to the jive?". i have that CD, by the way.
a woman who, generally for public entertainment, dons men's clothes and adopts a stereotypically masculine demeanor while on stage. as with drag queens, a drag king's performance can range from a silly, overdone parody to a more natural, subtle depiction of masculinity.
that drag king at the club was so convincing, i thought she was some man who'd wandered on stage.
an overtly feminine dressing/acting lesbian. as opposed to a butch woman. sometimes used to describe a gay man.
all the others girls think Brit's acting femme to fit in with the straight chicks, but apparently that's just her personality.
to be unsure of or re-examining one's previously assumed sexual orientaion or gender identity.
dana started questioning her sexual attraction to men after she'd met and happily dated catherine.
charismatic Russian "holy man" and cult leader, used his influence and charm to seduce women and clergy, and eventually the tsar and tsarina of Russia. used his mysterious skills to cure the Russian prince of hemophillia attacks, predict the future, and build up a faithful following of aristocratic ladies. was eventually killed by Prince Felix Felixovitch Yussupov after being poisoned with enough cyadide to kill six men, shot in the chest, beaten, stabbed, and thrown in the icy Volga.
abb. of androgynous. having characteristics of both masculine and feminine gender ideals (being some where in the middle or outside the male-female polarity model). andro can refer to clothes, appearence, attitude, style, or self-identification.
many pop musicians in the 70's and 80's cultivated an andro look, e.g. mick jagger, david bowie, annie lennox, prince, and boy george, to name a few.