That man was Xavier Cortada, a gay man who wrote of his frustration that he and his partner of eight years were unable to marry. Meanwhile, in Florida, Bush was flooded with questions about whether gay marriage could possibly come to the Sunshine State. In the 70s, this myth kept openly gay people out of teaching positions. Am I not in France— gay , delightful France—partaking of the kindness and civility of the country? After a moment's silence, the cavaliers both burst into a gay laugh.
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Use of the noun gay to refer to a particular person "the author is a gay" or particular people "they are both gays" is commonly considered offensive. Instead, phrases that employ the adjective are preferred, as in "a gay author," "they are both gay," etc. The noun does, however, function as a neutral or positive self-descriptor, and in its plural form is common especially in phrases with other plural nouns that relate to sexual orientation and gender identity, as in "the rights of gays and lesbians. These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'gay. Send us feedback.
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