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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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Two authors issue a welcome call for attention to voices from the nondominant ethnic communities and note that there is no representative in this book from the homosexual community.
In Suddenly Last Summer (1959), Montgomery Clift played a tortured lover of boys who is brutally murdered for his guilty passion, while in Advise and Consent (1962) and The Children's Hour (1962), rumors of homosexual love drove both Don Murray's and Shirley McLaine's characters to suicide.
Secondly, many Al sections--such as those in Iran, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Romania as well as numerous African states which must deal with officially encouraged homophobia--have been resistant to including homosexuals within the Amnesty International mandate.
In 1985 he described an investigation in 1919-20 of a homosexual scandal in Newport, Rhode Island, that uncovered a world of adult effeminate men who had sexual relations among themselves and with "normal" men, a world with its own language, categories and behaviors, and one that knew nothing of the late nineteenth and early twentieth-century discussions of homosexuality.
Hooker administered three standard personality tests, including the Rorschach ink-blot test, to two groups of 30 men, one heterosexual, one homosexual, who had been matched in IQs, age and education levels.
The latter finding comes from a study of 55 homosexual or bisexual men who reported the sexual orientation of their 82 sons age 17 or older.
never witnessed any morale problems caused by homosexuals and didn't really hear any homophobic talk--nothing along the lines of 'He shouldn't be serving.
The Department of Canadian Heritage has also funded the homosexual lobby group EGALE, (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere), to the tune of $112,800 during 2004-2005 (LSN, August 29).
Gallup reports that Americans are less opposed to homosexuality in general than they were in the early 1990s or early 1980s, with most of the public for the first time saying homosexuals should be allowed to work as clergy and schoolteachers.
Denying homosexuals the right to marry is one way to demonstrate contempt for homosexuals.
Robertson blasts homosexuals frequently on his "700 Club" television show, and during one memorable episode that aired on March 7, 1990, called homosexuality "a pathology.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans for Truth President Peter LaBarbera said today that if the GOP embraces the Log Cabin Republicans' homosexual agenda -- including legalizing homosexual "marriage" and "gay" adoption of children -- it could become a minority party as people of faith become disillusioned and leave.