Goals: to offer data in regards to the intimate records of a big test of lesbians and bisexual females, to see those that offer healthcare or carry away research with ladies who might be intimately active along with other ladies.
Design: Cross survey that is sectional.
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 residential area test.
Main outcome measures: personal reported history that is intimate intimate training with both male and female lovers.
Outcomes: 98percent associated with sample that is whole a history of intercourse with ladies, 83% inside the previous year, by having a median of just one feminine partner for the reason that 12 months. 85% for the sample reported activity that is sexual males; for the majority of (70%) this is 4 or even more years back. First sexual experience tended become with a person (median 18 years of age), with very very first intimate experience with a girl a several years later on (median 21 years). Oral intercourse, vaginal penetration with hands, and shared masturbation had been the absolute most commonly reported sexual methods between females.