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Events tagged with "tomboys"

Lesbians and gay men and sport

Lesbians and sportThe stereotype of the 'sporty lesbian' has some grounding in reality. Contributors talk about the 'sporty' types, alongside butch and femme. Lesbians who were 'sporty' or seen as 'tomboys' found it easier to blend in to this environ...

Memories tagged with "tomboys"

In the Navy - terminology

"I went in the Navy and I was in the Wrens when I was eighteen in 1953 and I have to say, hand on heart, there were no gay relationships that I was aware of. I joined up because I wanted to get out of Birmingham, I wanted to get away from that depriv...