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Term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. Wikipedia

  • Gay characters in fiction

    Term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term's use as a reference to male homosexuality may date as early as the late 19th century, but its use gradually increased in the mid-20th century. Wikipedia

  • Terminology of homosexuality

    Terms used to describe homosexuality have gone through many changes since the emergence of the first terms in the mid-19th century. In English, some terms in widespread use have been sodomite, Sapphic, Uranian, homophile, lesbian, gay, effeminate, queer, homoaffective, and same-sex attracted. Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality

    Romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender. Enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same sex. Wikipedia

  • Molly house

    Term used in 18th- and 19th-century Britain for a meeting place for homosexual men. The meeting places were generally taverns, public houses, coffeehouses or even private rooms where men could either socialise or meet possible sexual partners. Wikipedia

  • Illegal in the Dominican Republic. Legal. Wikipedia

  • Uranian

    19th-century term that referred to homosexual men. First published by activist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs in a series of five booklets (1864–65) collected under the title Forschungen über das Räthsel der mannmännlichen Liebe (Research into the Riddle of Man–Male Love). Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality and Judaism

    The subject of homosexuality and Judaism dates back to the Torah. Traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah (something abhorred or detested) that can be subject to capital punishment by the currently non-existent Sanhedrin under halakha (Jewish law). Wikipedia

  • Societal attitudes toward homosexuality

    Societal attitudes towards homosexuality 2013.svg 2013: Should homosexuality be accepted in society? Percentage of responders that answered that it should be accepted: ]] Wikipedia

  • [[File:Homosexual "propaganda" laws by country or territory.svg|upright=3|alt=Homosexual "propaganda" and "morality" laws by country or territory|center|thumb|Homosexual "propaganda" and "morality" laws by country or territory ]] Wikipedia

  • Pejorative term, especially in the U.S., for an effeminate boy or man, with connotations of being homosexual or cowardly. Pejorative term for a boy or man who is not traditionally masculine, and shows possible signs of fragility. Wikipedia

  • Gay men

    Predominantly directed toward other men. Some bisexual and homoromantic men may also dually identify as gay men, and a number of young gay men today also identify as queer. Historically, gay men have been referred to by a number of different terms, including sodomites, inverts, and Uranians, as well as a large number of slurs, including pansy, fairy, nelly, and sissy. Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality and religion

    The relationship between religion and homosexuality has varied greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, with regard to different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. The present-day doctrines of the world's major religions and their denominations vary vastly in their attitudes toward these sexual orientations. Wikipedia

  • Lesbian

    Homosexual woman. Also used for women in relation to their sexual identity or sexual behavior, regardless of sexual orientation, or as an adjective to characterize or associate nouns with female homosexuality or same-sex attraction. Wikipedia

  • Fruit (slang)

    Fruit and fruitcake, as well as many variations, are slang or even sexual slang terms which have various origins but modern usage tend to primarily refer to gay men and sometimes other LGBT people. Usually used as pejoratives, the terms have also been re-appropriated as insider terms of endearment within LGBT communities. Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality and the Anglican Communion

    Since the 1990s, the Anglican Communion has struggled with controversy regarding homosexuality in the church. In 1998, the 13th Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops passed a resolution "rejecting homosexual practice as incompatible with Scripture". Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality: A Philosophical Inquiry

    1988 book by the philosopher Michael Ruse, in which the author discusses different theories of homosexuality, evaluates the moral status of homosexual behavior, and argues in favor of gay rights. The book received both positive and negative reviews. Wikipedia

  • Decriminalised in 1899. Only reformed in 2013 to include punishment for people who discriminated by sexual orientation. Wikipedia

  • Lavender scare

    Moral panic during the mid-20th century about homosexual people in the United States government and their mass dismissal from government service. It contributed to and paralleled the anti-communist campaign known as McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare. Wikipedia

  • Anti-LGBT rhetoric

    Anti-LGBT rhetoric are themes, catchphrases, and slogans that have been used against homosexuality or other non-heterosexual sexual orientations in order to demean lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. They range from the demeaning and the pejorative to expressions of hostility towards homosexuality which are based on religious, medical, or moral grounds. Wikipedia

  • List of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality

    List of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality. Subject of ongoing theological debate within and between Christian denominations and this list seeks to summarise the various official positions. Wikipedia

  • Boise homosexuality scandal

    The Boise homosexuality scandal refers to a sweeping investigation of a supposed "homosexual underground" in Boise, Idaho that started in 1955. Beginning with the arrest of three men in October 1955, the investigation broadened to encompass allegations that over 100 young men and teenage boys had been involved in sexual acts with a ring of adult homosexual men. Wikipedia

  • The Homosexual Matrix

    Book by American psychologist Clarence Arthur Tripp, in which the author discusses the biological and sociological implications of homosexuality, and also attempts to explain heterosexuality and bisexuality. First published in 1975 by McGraw-Hill Book Company; it was republished in a revised edition in 1987. Wikipedia

  • LGBT history in Yugoslavia

    Firstly decriminalized in the Socialist Republics of Croatia, Slovenia, Montenegro and Socialist Autonomous Province of Vojvodina in 1977. In 1937 Belgrade based daily newspaper Politika published news about a young man from Central Serbia who arrived in Belgrade with his brothers to change his gender. Wikipedia

  • Sikhism and sexual orientation

    Sikhism has no specific teachings about homosexuality and the Sikh holy scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, does not explicitly mention heterosexuality, homosexuality or bisexuality. To have no hate or animosity to any person, regardless of factors like race, caste, color, creed or gender. Wikipedia

  • Homosexual agenda

    Term introduced by sectors of the Christian religious right (primarily in the United States) as a disparaging way to describe the advocacy of cultural acceptance and normalization of non-heterosexual orientations and relationships. The term refers to efforts to change government policies and laws on LGBT rights-related issues. Wikipedia

  • The field of psychology has extensively studied homosexuality as a human sexual orientation. The American Psychiatric Association listed homosexuality in the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-I) in 1952, but that classification came under scrutiny in research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Wikipedia

  • Is Homosexuality a Menace?

    'Is Homosexuality a Menace? 1957 work about homosexuality by Arthur Guy Mathews. Wikipedia

  • Haitian Vodou and sexual orientation

    Religiously acceptable and homosexuals are allowed to participate in all religious activities. However, in countries with large Vodou populations (such as Benin, Togo or Haiti), some Christian influence may have given homosexuality a social stigma (see homosexuality and Christianity), at least on some levels of society. Wikipedia

  • Homosexual behavior in animals

    Sexual behavior among non-human species that is interpreted as homosexual or bisexual. This may include same-sex sexual activity, courtship, affection, pair bonding, and parenting among same-sex animal pairs. Wikipedia

  • LGBT rights in Russia

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons. Decriminalized in 1993, homosexuality is disapproved of by most Russians, and same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are ineligible for the legal protections available to opposite-sex couples. Wikipedia


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  • The Apostle Rufus also reveals that Jay entertains homosexual fantasies when masturbating causing Jay to reassure an uncomfortable Silent Bob, by explaining that he does not 'always' think about men.Jay and Silent Bob-Wikipedia
  • The high rate of suicide among young gay people was the main reason; he jokingly referred to himself as a "retroactive role model."Dick Sargent-Wikipedia
  • He was motivated to escape with the Doctor as he was in immediate danger of being arrested for homosexual behaviour, which was illegal in the UK until 1967.List of companions in Doctor Who spin-offs-Wikipedia
  • In a music scene dominated by corporate and video-driven acts, the Smiths' camp and bookish image stood out, and many expected the band to be the breakthrough act of the UK post-punk movement.This Charming Man-Wikipedia

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