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lesbian

[′lez·bē·ən]
(psychology)
Pertaining to female homosexuality.
A female homosexual.
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Donna Duncan, executive director of Philadelphia's Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation, created the Rainbow Circle outreach program to teach lesbians about breast cancer risks.
Some 49% of women reported that they were heterosexual, 40% that they were lesbian and 11% that they were bisexual.
Only 25% of counselors surveyed consider themselves "highly competent" serving gay and lesbian youth, two-thirds of counselors report negative feelings toward GLBT youth and less than 20% report having received training to work with this population (Price & Telljohan, 1991).
1989), a West Coast--based poet, activist and former member of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s, was a radical proponent of a black feminist lesbian poetic theory and practice.
Combined, they constitute a national policy context within which legal and cultural definitions of "the family" have been restricted and where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights legislation has been blocked or challenged, both on moral and legal grounds.
The purpose of this article is to detail the current knowledge regarding the provision of culturally appropriate career services to gay and lesbian clients.
3 million women specifically describe themselves as lesbian (3).
Many gay and lesbian Catholics--and their families--say they find it confusing to be told their sexual orientation may be God-given, but that God doesn't want them to act on it.
According to the NGLTF, donor insemination use among lesbian couples has increased since the 1980s.
Hankin argues that mainstream representations of the lesbian bar work to contain rather than expand lesbian spatial and sexual liberation.
a lesbian and a conference speaker from the Archdiocese of Miami, told reporter Peter Smith of Louisville's Courier-Journal, "We're voices that challenge, and we are the voice of God.
Hence Stein attempts to move the field of gay male and lesbian history into the 21st Century field of queer history by stressing the redundancy of fixed gender definitions and the malleability and changeability of the object of sexual desire over the life course.

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