One distressing thing is the way men react to women who assert their equality: their ultimate weapon is to call them unfeminine. They think she is anti-male; they even whisper that she’s probably a lesbian.
I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.
Rita Mae Brown
Some women can’t say the word lesbian… even when their mouth is full of one.
I am a writer who happens to love women. I am not a lesbian who happens to write.
Gay and lesbian people fall in love. We settle down. We commit our lives to one another. We raise our children. We protect them. We try to be good citizens.
California Sen. Sheila Kuehl