A Sworn virgin who have taken a vow of unnecessary chastity. Ok, it is necessary. They hide in the comforts of mens clothing to earn proper wages. If there is no male heir, the burrnesha takes on the role as man in order to inherit the land passed down from ancestors. As a man she gets to exercise her human rights many take for granted. Some will even marry to keep the charade going just as Glen Close did for the character Albert Nobbs.
A sexy, salacious dancers who have been entertaining audiences since the late 17th century. She sometimes performs with boas, giant feathers or pasties. It didn't become popular in America until the 1860s. Burlesque originally referred to satire and parodies.
A woman scorned by her lover. A dangerously obsessive and psychotic woman who boils rabbits during open season. This woman doesn’t take no for answer and she will not be ignored! Coined by the film, Fatal Attraction.