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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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The airline has offered health benefits to domestic partners since 1999, and after scoring a lower-than-expected rating on the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index in 2004, the company formed a team of 20 gay and lesbian employees to address the inadequacy.
Ethnic and sexual identity development of Asian American lesbian and gay adolescents.
Ministers might be riled up about sins of the flesh, but the debate around gay marriage has a real racial edge.
World War II, the Cold War's gay-baiting "Red Scares" and the strident homophobia of many in the Black Arts Movement kept most black gays and lesbians in the closet.
Gay or straight, not all parents raise children equally.
Drugs, steroids, gay male body image and crystal methamphetamines are all explored in Signorile's work.
On the other hand, what's so wrong with a gay love story designed to attract nervous heterosexual viewers, such as ``Brokeback Mountain''?
Some lawmakers and judges in other states do indeed share a horror of gay parenthood.
My fear is, in this very extreme time for gays, that TV is too medium.
So the conscious subversion by gay priests of the rule of celibacy foreshadows the subversion of the traditional ethos of marital fidelity under a regime of "gay marriage.
Knowledge of openly gay or lesbian co-workers was common, as was discussion of issues relating to gay, lesbian, or bisexual individuals both in and out of the workplace.