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Femme
Glossary Of Terms


DEFINITION:

A lesbian unusually or markedly feminine in appearance and manner.
PRONUNCIATION:
fem (adj)
ALSO KNOWN AS:
Lipstick Lesbian
EXAMPLES:
Butch/femme relationship roles were more common in the 1950s-1960s.
ALTERNATE SPELLINGS:
fem
RELATED RESOURCES:
Are You Femme, Androgynes Or Butch?
Take the test and see where you fit in with these often used labels.

Misconceptions, Lies & Stereotypes
What they say about us when they don't know us.

More Stereotypes
More about what they say about us when they don't know us.

ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB:
Butch/Femme Romance
Perfect for the femme looking for love.

The Lesbian Identity
The politics of butch/femme.



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