homosexualism


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homosexualism

(ˌhɒməˈsɛkʃʊəˌlɪzəm)
n
an old-fashioned name for homosexuality
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.homosexualism - a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same 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." He also believes that because we are Americans, school should be primarily about Western culture and American history.
Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit has issued a statement vehemently condemning the upcoming Sofia Pride parade scheduled for Sunday."In the central part of our capital we will once more witness open, intrusive propaganda and public demonstration of homosexualism [sic!] as a way of life," Neofit says in a reference to the LGBT event.
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.
The EU's aid freeze came after in November, Jammeh signed a law on "aggravated homosexualism".
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. This is exemplified by Calixthe Beyala's first novel titled C'est le soleil qui m'a brulee (1987), which was later translated into English in 1996 with the title The Sun Hath Looked Upon Me.
With a small population in our country we cannot afford to promote homosexualism. - The delegation of Namibia at the UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review of Namibia's human rights performance, March 2011
To the Muslims, homosexualism contravenes the shariah penal code.
And I have to ask: What are we--the so-called homophobes--going to do now, to fight revolutionary homosexualism?
Children were being invaded--by ideas of communism and atheism in the 1950s, by feminism and homosexualism in the 1960s and 1970s (not that any of these categories is so clearly defined)--and the product was terrifying.