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lesbian

[′lez·bē·ən]
(psychology)
Pertaining to female homosexuality.
A female homosexual.
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However, because the number of homosexual women in this study who had siblings was very small (n = 20), statistical analyses were not performed for this group.
Why would homosexual women not want to emulate the lives of the intentionally unmarried heterosexual women who may choose not to have children?
Post hoc Newman-Keuls test of the interaction terms indicated that heterosexual males outperformed heterosexual females and homosexual males by spending less time to find the rewards (p < 0.05) but did not differ from homosexual women (p > 0.05).
The authors showed that connectivity to the subgenual cortex and the hypothalamus is similar in heterosexual women and homosexual men, and connectivity to the sensorimotor cortex and striatum is similar in homosexual women and heterosexual men.
Heterosexual men presented the strongest coefficients and homosexual men the weakest, with both heterosexual and homosexual women along the middle of the continuum.
A study found that 46% of homosexual men and 22% of homosexual women reported having been molested by a person of the same gender.
Homosexual women have many characteristics, inclinations, and abilities which we usually consider as valid for men.
In contrast to individual men, homosexual women do considerably better than other women, as individual earners:
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homosexual women rose from the audience, yelling, "It's not