gay man

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: man - a homosexual mangay man - a homosexual man      
closet queen - a negative term for a homosexual man who chooses not to reveal his sexual orientation
fag, faggot, fagot, poof, poove, pouf, nance, queer, fairy, pansy, queen - offensive term for an openly homosexual man
gay, homo, homophile, homosexual - someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
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Too many times a gay man has been unable to comfort his partner, a transgender person has been ridiculed instead of treated, or a lesbian mom has been barred from seeing her child at the hospital," Human Rights Campaign president Joe Solmonese said in a statement.
Of the new network shows set to bow in the coming months, the ABC drama ``Brothers & Sisters'' features a gay man as a supporting character, the CBS comedy ``The Class'' has one of the only gay leading characters on any show, the ABC comedy ``Help Me Help You'' features a closeted gay man, and MyNetworkTV's ``Fashion House'' has two gay supporting characters.
Croghan (2001) discussed the special issues in coming out as a gay man and forming a strong cultural identity.
It is what Shilts derided as the "sex maniac" defense of the baths: Any gay man who derives pleasure from the bathhouse orgy scene must be so crazed that he is not influenced by the world around him.
I know very well it is not easy to explain how one feels as a recently infected older HIV+ gay man these days, grateful simply to be alive and to have access to treatment drugs that so many of one's dearest friends, including many much younger people, did not live to benefit from.
He claims this is so a gay man will not be further traumatized to discover that, given his new device, he is still the only gay person in the room.
Before 1940 they would have said that they wanted a "real" or a "normal" man, though most of them often must have settled for another gay man.
As a highly opinionated gay man, I guess I have always aspired to being an arch, imperious commentator, and I suspect most people would love to believe they fuse intellect, emotion, and artistic sensibility.
As a 44-year-old gay man who lived through the beginning years of the AIDS crisis and watched everyone die, I've had the exact same sentiment for a while now: We lost a generation of men who could--and who used to--mentor younger gay men.
The movie follows Paul (Paige, best-known for his work on ``Queer As Folk''), a self-absorbed, reality-challenged gay man whose world is shattered when his best friends move to Japan, taking the joy of Paul's life, his 2-year-old godson, halfway across the world with them.