The Poetess

Such feeling has its gnese, very strong in the values Jewish-Christians, whom the masculine figure in detriment of the feminine one supervalues, this last one being considered fragile and defenseless. Inside of this, the lesbians meet, who already being a minority, finish for suffering exacerbantes preconceptions in relation to its sexual orientation. They are still practically invisible in the society, therefore to assume its condition it means to expose it the diverse violncias. Throughout history we know that lesbian women had existed who, for its sexual orientation, had remained or still remain invisible. The term ' ' Lsbica' ' it appeared originally in the Seniority, between century VI and VII B.C., and was only mentioned to the inhabitants of the island of Lesbos, in Greece.

At this time, the poetess liveed in that island Disembarasses, admired for its poems on love and beauty, in its majority directed the women. It was born in the island of Lesbos, probably for return of middle of century VII B.C. For this reason, the loving relationship between women passed to be known as lesbianism or safismo. The poetess I disembarass seems to have left Lesbos in consequence of disturbances politics in the island, relation to the love between it and the women. Many terms had been used to describe the love between women in last the two centuries, between which: love lesbicus, urningismo, safismo, tribadism, amongst others. It enters the most varied terms, many had been created as pejorativas forms, as lesbian, popocha, Maria-man, etc. These, however, increase the possibility of if practising what we call homofobia. (OLIVEIRA, 2005). The question of the visibility of the woman is very complex, and to speak in lesbian visibility, main focus of our work, worse still; since the lesbians exert and argue its sexuality to the edge of the society, repleta of discrimination, society this that not it of the o due space, which belongs to it.