- homosexual relations between women.
Origin of lesbianism
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Examples from the Web for lesbianism
In 2012, Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon caused a stir when she told The New York Times that her lesbianism is a “choice.”The Problematic Hunt for a ‘Gay Gene’
November 20, 2014
He has warned of “rampant” lesbianism in Oklahoma public high-school bathrooms.Ensign's Sex-Scandal Enabler?
June 21, 2009
Thus, in the eighteenth century, Casanova remarked that the women of Provence are specially inclined to Lesbianism.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)
Word Origin and History for lesbianism
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