homosexual


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homosexual

1. a person who is sexually attracted to members of the same sex
2. of or relating to homosexuals or homosexuality
3. of or relating to the same sex

homosexual

[¦hō·mə′sek·shə·wəl]
(biology)
Of, pertaining to, or being the same sex.
(psychology)
Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting homosexuality.
One who practices homosexuality.
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PG addresses teachers, counsellors, chaplains and others with these words, "We share responsibility for bringing the truth of the Gospel to our young people, including young homosexual students who are struggling with identity and self-worth.
The homosexual cowboy immunizes homosexuals from criticism and protects their destructive radical agenda from the disapproval it richly deserves.
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