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Gay

John. 1685--1732, English poet and dramatist; author of The Beggar's Opera (1728)
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In one way or another, I had served the church all my life, and coming to terms with my gayness did not negate any of that or make me unfit to continue to serve.
Fox's films are certainly less militant about gayness in their insistance on conforming their gay characters to the national consensus.
Some of these men see gayness as a form of cultural capital that distances them from Dominican culture and identity that they, to some degree, want to leave behind.
Added to the already complex mixture of his immigrant status, illegitimacy, and gayness, Reyes was paralyzed socially, constantly afraid one of his many secrets would be found out.
In fact, if Zainab from EastEnders really was serious about making Syed renounce his gayness (not that it's possible) she could do worse than to introduce him to this not exactly shining example of love's young dream (if they were real people - I know they're not).
Halperin says he has evidence of Jackson's gayness, citing a number of interviews with men who say they'd had encounters with the pop star.
Bartmess says he became affiliated with the Faeries because he was seeking to find a "dimension of my gayness that was something other than superficial or sexual .
The author explores what being gay means to the members of the community and how they negotiate locality and globalization, arguing that to be gay in Bombay is not just gayness but Indianized gayness.
I wonder if it's possible to put aside, for two weeks, our discussion of gayness in the church.
Elsewhere, the eternally game singer of show tunes vowed to have his gayness tested once and for all - should anyone out there still be in any doubt - by putting his winky through a lie detector test.
Born in 1976, raised in Los Angeles and of Korean descent, the artist describes his exhibition as that of an angry teenager, adding "except I'm 31, so more like a gay dude that spent his whole life in the closet and then just came out to his friends and family and they all reject him, so now he's an angry gay dude and has to make paintings to express his angry gayness.
By dubbing someone so respected, so talented, and so kind as someone who just happens to be also homosexual, she's reinforcing the idea that a person's gayness is not something of which they should be ashamed.