Goals: to deliver information in regards to the intimate records of the big test of lesbians and bisexual ladies, to tell people who offer healthcare or carry away research with women that could be intimately active along with other females.
Design: Cross sectional study.
Setting/subjects: 803 lesbians and bisexual ladies going to, as brand brand new clients, lesbian health that is sexual, and 415 lesbians and bisexual females from a community test.
Principal result measures: personal reported history that is intimate intimate training with both male and female lovers.
Outcomes: 98percent regarding the entire sample gave a history of sex with females, 83% inside the previous 12 months, with a median of 1 feminine partner for the reason that 12 months. 85% regarding the test reported activity that is sexual guys; for some (70%) this is 4 or higher years back. First experience that is sexual become with a man (median 18 years of age), with very very first intimate knowledge about a girl many years later on (median 21 years). Oral intercourse, vaginal penetration with hands, and shared masturbation were the absolute most commonly reported intimate methods between females.