Ten Types of Lesbian
Dyke or Butch
A lesbian who dresses and behaves in a masculine fashion.
Femme, Lipstick Lesbian, or Girly Girl
A lesbian who dresses and behaves in a feminine fashion.
A lesbian who is both femme and butch.
A lesbian who is strongly masculine in character and dress, who tops her partners sexually (and sometimes emotionally), and who does not wish to be touched genitally.
A lesbian who is femme, who is the receiver in sexual interactions, and who does not wish to be touched genitally.
A soft butch — also known as a chapstick lesbian — is a woman who exhibits some stereotypical butch lesbian traits without fitting the masculine stereotype associated with butch lesbians.
A young, inexperienced and/or boyish lesbian; also sometimes called a Baby Butch.
A submissive butch.
Lesbian Until Graduation
A woman experimenting with or adopting a temporary lesbian identity.
A woman who has identified as a lesbian in the past but now identifies as heterosexual.