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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.
Consisting then was a variable called "manifest sexual orientation", the result of the relationship between sex and sexual orientation overall, in categories: heterosexual women, homosexual women, heterosexual men and homosexual men.
Why would homosexual women not want to emulate the lives of the intentionally unmarried heterosexual women who may choose not to have children?
05) but did not differ from homosexual women (p > 0.
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.
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:
In general, homosexual women have fewer partners than do gay men, and the female genitalia tend to be a less efficient means of transmission than the male anatomy.
Among homosexual women, odds on being left-handed were a huge 91 per cent higher.
The study found gay men were 34 per cent more inclined toward left-handedness than non-gay men while the chances were even greater among homosexual women, where they were 91 per cent more likely to be left-handed than heterosexual women.