GO scrounging through the visual imagery that defines gay women in the popular imagination and the stereotypes are as predictable in their own way as Carson Kressley is in his, and a lot less goofy-cute. There is the Miss Jane Hathaway type in tweeds and brogues. There is the luggage-tanned Dinah Shore Golf Classic gal in a visor and pleated khaki shorts. There are the softball catcher with her cap turned backward and the clanking motorcycle mama in engineer's boots. It was not long ago that the print and electronic media began registering the existence of so-called lipstick lesbians, and a phrase like ''lesbian fashion'' stopped being an outright oxymoron. When the Showtime series ''The L Word'' began in January, it showed that -- far from being frumps doomed to Manolo Blahnik deficiency -- lesbians are a powerful presence in fashion, in both predictable and unexpected ways.
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Throughout the twentieth century, clothing has been used by lesbians and gay men as a means of expressing self-identity and of signaling to one another. Even before the twentieth century, transvestism and cross-dressing among men were associated with the act of sodomy. By the eighteenth century, many cities in Europe had developed small but secret homosexual subcultures.