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Boston Marriage
Derog.
1900s - LGBT

boston_marriage
Pictured: David Mamet's Boston Marriage
1900s term for lesbian. It applied to women living together in a romantic friendship sans any penile influence. The term became associated with the 1886 novel, The Bostonians by Henry James. The story involved a long-term relationship between two unmarried women. Also see: Ladies of Llangollen.

Ladies of Llangollen, Albanian sworn virgin, Bean flicker, Blow sister, Burrnesha, Carpet muncher, Catlapper, Celesbian, Chuff muncher, Clam smacker, Cordless massager, Dolly dimple, Eatalotopuss, Fanny nosher, Fish bandit, Guzzling gannet, Gayelle, Gonsel, Gouine, Gynander, Kitty licker, Lavender woman, Les-be-friends, Lesbo, Luppies, Mutt diver, One in a Boston marriage, Power dyke, Sapphic, Spinster, Three wheeler, Vagitarian
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