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gay

noun homoerotic, homophile, homosexual, life partner, same sex partner
Associated concepts: gay marriage
See also: jocular
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To understand how this is so, a brief discussion of TSD and gay male therapists is required.
Keeton (2002) found both lesbian and gay male participants listed sexual orientation discrimination among the top three most anticipated career-related barriers and expected a moderately high degree of hindrance if encountered.
For more details about gay subcultures, see George Chauncey, Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 (New York, 1994).
If you think that most gay male relationships are a joke, clearly you are hanging out with a bunch of clowns.
At their strongest, the poems centered on Greco-Roman myth refashion these stories, updating and often placing them in the context of gay male life at the end of the twentieth century.
Of the three male sexual contacts, one was with a gay male and the other two were with heterosexual males.
Brantley witnesses to the transformation of his gay male identity through the struggle with AIDS, which purified his soul and gave him an inner confidence that transcends his inherited masculinity.
Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 (Basic Books) takes a topic deeply closeted by historians and argues that gay life in New York was actually more tolerated, more visible, and less segregated in the early decades of the century than in the later ones.
Candor about homosexuality provokes speculation about a gay "moment" or "sensibility" in women's fashion, but even in closeted times, a certain noblesse oblige on the part of the industry allowed gay male designers to fuss about and clothe women's bodies.
The cancer-like skin disease called Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) is one of the best-known AIDS-defining conditions, but leading KS and HIV experts Marcus Conant and Robin Weiss now say that dozens of non-HIV KS cases are under study in the United States and that KS is becoming much less frequent in gay male AIDS patients than it formerly was.
Crystal methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive drug that has had devastating consequences for significant parts of the gay male community.
Despite Russia's continuing hostility to gays and lesbians (see page 11), the nation in April repealed its six-year ban on blood from gay male donors.