Bringing Up Baby was the first film to use the word gay in apparent reference to homosexuality. Identifying a same-sex couple as "a homosexual couple," characterizing their relationship as "a homosexual relationship," or identifying their intimacy as "homosexual sex" is extremely offensive and should be avoided. Further, a bisexual person might also identify as "gay" but others may consider gay and bisexual to be mutually exclusive. Using it to describe an object, such as an item of clothing, suggests that it is particularly flamboyant, often on the verge of being gaudy and garish. Social attitudes. Queer studies Lesbian feminism Queer theory Transfeminism Lavender linguistics.
The New Gay.
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