Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gay. The word gay arrived in English during the 12th century from Old French gaimost likely deriving ultimately from a Germanic source. University of Michigan News". Think of all the heterosexuals you know. The s marked the transition in the predominant meaning of the word gay from that of "carefree" to the current "homosexual". Other Words from gay Adjective gay adverb.
Being lesbian, gay or bisexual is not the same thing as being transsexual, where a person feels that they are the wrong biological sex.
Noun As a presidential candidate, Trump last year vowed to fight for lesbians, gaysbisexuals and transgender people. The Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words 1st ed. As a highly opinionated gay manI guess I have always aspired to being an arch, imperious commentator, and I suspect most people would love to believe they fuse intellect, emotion, and artistic sensibility. The enjoyment of watching two men or two women being sexual with one another. Books About Food," 15 Nov. Retrieved 24 May
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