bisexual chic

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bisexual chic

A term referring to the socal acceptance of openly acknowledged androgyny. Bisexual chic started to come in and out of fashion in the early 20th century, but became more prominent towards the end of the 20th century.
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But going back to lesbian chic, a term that, if it were accurate, would surely apply to Field, the fashion superstar jokes, "Any place you can go from [the stereotypical image of] 'lesbian' would be chic, I imagine.
We need to be lifting this gal up in prayer, her parents too, not to mention the young girls who will buy in to this lesbian chic message.
Honey brings her cooking expertise and modeling history to add lesbian chic, while Scott's zany, gay flair combined with his passion for news and politics allows "Brunch" to run the gamut of issues and interests that are important to the diverse LGBT community.
The film capitalized on the phenomenon of lesbian chic at the time, which saw a spate of lesbian-themed movies released, such as Rose Troche's Go Fish (1994), Maria Maggenti's The Incredibly True Adventures of 2 Girls in Love (1995) and Josiane Balasko's French Twist (1995).
This book is not all woeful testimony, however, but a witty celebration of lesbian chic in an era when the phrase "lipstick lesbians" hadn't been invented.
To a teen back then, most dykes probably seemed dowdy (it would have been difficult to access the staunch lesbian chic of Romaine Brooks's circle in the pages of glossies), few would have seemed to resonate savvy, chic, intellectual flair, and sexual power: those who did, Susan Sontag and Fran Lebowitz, did so because theirs was a faggot aesthetic - it was faggot savvy, faggot chic, and faggot smarts they purveyed - and not for nothing were their most famous essays, "Notes on Camp" and "Notes on Trick," dedicated, respectively, to Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas.
Earlier this month, Sophie Dahl appeared in a lesbian chic changing room scene to promote Patrick Cox shoes.
This is why, a number of years ago, the icon of lesbian chic, Beth Jordache, (played by Anna Friel) had to receive the soap reaper's tap on the shoulder.
Lesbian chic Liz and Pammy are the latest Hollywood laydees to arrive on the lipstick lesbian scene.
We were so before lesbian chic," says Shaver, who met her husband, Steve, while he was crewing on Desert Hearts.
SUPERMODELS Heidi Klum and Gisele Bundchen show they are in touch with the latest fashion - lesbian chic.
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