Bonding over their love of music, they formed a fast friendship. And now here she was, in love with a friend. Then there is the second coming out, the public coming out, to the people around you.
A meme we may have picked up from somewhere else, or a coded phrase. Niya was sure because, like Nella, she had spent a lot of time online. The terms lesbian, invert and homosexual were interchangeable with sapphist and sapphism around the turn of the 20th century.