the word lesbian is derived from the name of the greek island of lesbos, home to the 6th-century bce poet sappho. From various ancient writings, historians gathered that a group of young women were left in sapphos charge for their instruction or cultural edification. Little of sapphos poetry survives, but her remaining poetry reflects the topics she wrote about womens daily lives, their. we traveled to palm springs for dinah shore weekend, the iconic lesbian spring break that serves as a right of passage for queer women everywhere. prior to the word lesbian gaining popularity, women who loved other women were often called sapphic or their love defined as sapphistry. This term was especially popular in the early 20th century, before lesbian was a common term used to refer to gay women. Lesbian erotica deals with depictions in the visual arts of lesbianism, which is the expression of female-on-female sexuality. Lesbianism has been a theme in erotic art since at least the time of ancient rome, and many regard depictions of lesbianism (as for sexuality in general) to be erotic. a good lesbian bar is hard to find, but here are 9 around the world worth visiting. created by michele abbott, ilene chaiken, kathy greenberg. With jennifer beals, leisha hailey, laurel holloman, mia kirshner. Ilga world is a worldwide federation of 1679 member organisations from 162 countries campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights. what better addition a list of lesbian love movies than one set in one of the most romantic cities in the world, rome. Set over the course of one night in a hotel room in rome, the film shows the development of a connection between alba and natasha.