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lesbian

[′lez·bē·ən]
(psychology)
Pertaining to female homosexuality.
A female homosexual.
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Moeller, "'The Homosexual Man Is a 'Man,' the Homosexual Woman is a 'Woman': Sex, Society, and the Law in Postwar West Germany," Journal of the History of Sexuality 4, no.
The author points out that this rhetorical strategy simply made the homosexual woman invisible.
To return to the question of marriage, I would like to make note that a homosexual woman never becomes what one refers to with the expression "old spinster.