Lesbian Dictionary French
How to say lesbian in French
Below are the words of our French Lesbian Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and where it is spoken.
French is a language of Indo-European family, that is the official language in 29 countries and spoken in 51 different countries by about 300 million people.
In France, the homosexuality was decriminalized after their Revolution, in 1791, although it was subsequently penalized in 1960 with the law of “indecent exposure” that was repealed twenty years later, similarly, the age of consent for homosexual sex was varying with time. France has legislation against discrimination and hate speech. In 2013, equal marriage and homoparental adoption were approved, although at the moment lesbians do not have access to assisted fertilization techniques. However, access to assisted reproduction techniques for lesbians has not yet been a proposal.
Dyke. Derogatory intention.+
Its literal translation into Spanish is pod and is lesbian slang, also comes from the French verb “gousser” which means eating. Gousse and gouine, were words that in the 17th and 18th centuries referred to prostitutes since at that time the lesbian sex socially was only understood as a perversion performed by prostitutes. Check our article for the Lesbian Slang Collection to read more about this word.
Read more: Gousse. Lesbian Dictionary (France).