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- n. Plural form of leatherwoman.
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Lesbian leatherwomen may also refer to themselves as leatherdykes.
Acts that remain fairly exotic in hetero settings—such as play-piercings and vaginal fisting—are customary among leatherwomen.
Although few lesbian SMers known also as leatherwomen or leatherdykes regularly show up at heterosexual and pansexual events, there is a large, politically active, and vibrant lesbian community within the greater Scene.
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They have their own traditions, roles, and styles of dress for example, it’s typical to see leatherwomen present as masculine.