homosexualism


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homosexualism

(ˌhɒməˈsɛkʃʊəˌlɪzəm)
n
an old-fashioned name for homosexuality
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homosexualism - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
sexual inversion, inversion - a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex
lesbianism, sapphism - female homosexuality
paederasty, pederasty - sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner)
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In his opinion, identity studies should be avoided--the history of America does not need to be slanted by feminism, homosexualism, or any other "isms.
In the central part of our capital we will once more witness open, intrusive propaganda and public demonstration of homosexualism [sic
The studies of HIV/AIDS stigma prove that people with HIV/AIDS are stigmatized because HIV/AIDS are associated with the behavior that has already been condemned or regarded as deviant, especially, homosexualism and intravenous application of narcotics; people with HIV/AIDS are considered to be responsible for contracting HIV/AIDS; HIV/AIDS is a life threatening disease; people are afraid of HIV infection; religious or moral beliefs make people conclude that HIV/AIDS infection was caused by moral guilt.
In her view, Thoman's position emphasises that interpreting female intimacy in African literature as a practice of homosexualism is as a result of the failure of critics to satisfactorily analyse African feminist literature from a theoretical perspective that underscores the importance of matriarchy in African societies.
The expansion of the feminine consciousness has also been asymmetrical, as works from the Francophone divide of the continent has been radicalised over two decades ago with overt use of sex as a symbol and the tilt towards homosexualism.
With a small population in our country we cannot afford to promote homosexualism.