gay man


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Noun1.gay 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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"Paris Hilton's comments were to express that it is dangerous for anyone to have unprotected sex that could lead to a life threatening diseasea[bar]The conversation became heated, after a close gay friend told her in a cab ride, a story about a gay man who has AIDS and is knowingly having unprotected sex.
"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.
Croghan (2001) discussed the special issues in coming out as a gay man and forming a strong cultural identity.
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. After 1940 they preferred 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 reason gay men are in the minority, I suspect, is that though women may find gay men's attention unthreatening, men may be as paranoid as Jonathan Schmitz about being dressed or addressed by a gay man. Thus the traditional American menswear designer has either been heterosexual or has chosen to let customers assume he is.