Lesbian

Lesbian

female homosexual. The name lesbian comes from the greek island of lesbos in the aegian sea where in antiquity the women were said to be homosexual. The poet sappho who lived on lesbos (circa 600 bc) was a lesbian in both geographic location and sexual orientation.

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