Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Lesbos ladies launch lesbian lawsuit

Three islanders from Lesbos — home of the ancient poet Sappho, who praised love between women — have taken a gay rights group to court for using the word lesbian in its name. …

'My sister can't say she is a Lesbian,' said Dimitris Lambrou. 'Our geographical designation has been usurped by certain ladies who have no connection whatsoever with Lesbos,' he said.

The three plaintiffs are seeking to have the group barred from using 'lesbian' in its name and filed a lawsuit on April 10.

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