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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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Robinson identifies Sullivan as the most political of the gay conservatives examined in his book when viewed through his three axes identified earlier and confirms that like Bawer, Sullivan is critical of the alliance politics mentioned earlier.
It's not like it was written by somebody with any sense of what goes on in gay life, be it rural or urban,'' says David Ehrenstein, author of the book ``Open Secret: Gay Hollywood, 1928-2000,'' of the E.
Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision upholding Florida's ban on gay adoption.
Q TV, launched in late 2004, proudly self-identifies as "a gay lifestyle" channel for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, and the curious.
Providing effective and culturally appropriate career counseling to gay and lesbian clients may appear, at first glance, to be largely the same as helping nongay or nonlesbian clients identify and pursue their career goals.
Their desire to wed, and likewise their criticisms, embody the question that has been bandied about since Massachusetts legalized same sex marriage last November: Is gay marriage the next civil rights struggle?
But many gay and lesbian poets agree with spoken-word poet and hip-hop artist Tim's West (author of Red Dirt Revival: A Poetic Memoir in 6 Breaths, Poz' Trophy Publishing, October 2003) when he says, "Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered poets are so prominently represented in the black poetry canon--from the Harlem Renaissance, to the Black Arts Movement, to the current proliferation of spoken word poetry--that it almost makes little sense to make any distinction.
At the same time, it has become progressively easier for gay families to gain custody of biological children, conceive biological children through various fertilization methods and services, and adopt children.
If someone had uttered a warning cry in the 1970s when homosexuals were flooding into the seminaries, that substantial numbers of gay priests would deliberately flout the rule of celibacy, that they would gain control of many seminaries, would openly "date," and would promote a homosexual culture which would drive heterosexuals away from the seminaries--such a person would have been ostracized as a hysterical gay-hater.
Table 1 posed the question concerning anti-gay attitudes in the workplace and Table 2 focused on asking the business professionals specific questions related to attitudes towards gays and lesbians in the workplace.