Lesbian slang is a unique language that can be hard to understand for people who are new to the lesbian community. We are creating a dictionary that will help clear up any confusion you may have about lesbian slang terms, as well as provide a list of popular words used among lesbians.
Our LGBT vocabulary will contain the most popular words used by our community and will be built over time. Please submit any word you want us to add. Every word will have a short definition and link to a more comprehensive guide.
AFAB is used to describe people who were assigned female at birth, regardless of the person's gender identity.
AMAB is used to describe people who were assigned male at birth, regardless of the person's gender identity.
A term used to describe someone who does not identify as any specific gender.
A term used to describe someone who has two gender identities.
Chapstick lesbians are lesbians who are not too femme or too butch. They fall somewhere in between lipstick lesbian and butch.
A demigirl is someone who partially identifies as a girl regardless of their assigned gender at birth.
A goldstar lesbian is a lesbian who has never had sex with any other gender than women.
Lipstick lesbian is a slang term for a lesbian who wears makeup and dresses in a more feminine way than other lesbians.
Sapphic is an identity term that refers to someone who identifies as female or nonbinary and is attracted to women.
A stud lesbian is a black or Latinx lesbian who is typically masculine in appearance and demeanor.
A tomboy is a girl who exhibits characteristics or behaviours considered typical of a boy.