What is homosexual?

  • (noun): Someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex.
    Synonyms: homo, gay
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on homosexual, homosexuals:

LGBT Rights In Colombia
... gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in Colombia have progressed since consensual homosexual activity was decriminalized in 1980 with amendments to the ... Law reforms in the 1990s equalized the age of consent in Colombia at 14 for both homosexual and heterosexual sex ... April 2002 report by the Home Office of the United Kingdom, "It is not against Colombian law to be homosexual, but a considerable amount of public ill-will ...
LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 18th Century
... Member of Parliament had been living in a homosexual relationship with lover Lord Hervey for a period of ten years, from 1726 to 1736 ... and the human rights of men who were homosexual ... Self, argued for the liberalisation of laws prohibiting homosexual sex ...
LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 1950s
... of Scotland Yard began to weed out homosexuals from the British Government at the same time as McCarthy was conducting a federal homosexual witch hunt in the US ... year amid a widespread police clampdown on homosexual offences ... British police pursued a McCarthy-like purge of society homosexuals ...
LGBT In Mexico - Societal Prejudices and Terminologies
... characteristics is considered to be truly homosexual and is, therefore, stigmatized ... The terms used to refer to homosexual Mexican men are generally coded with gendered meaning drawn from the inferior position of women in patriarchal Mexican society ... highlights the non-conforming gender attributes of the (feminine) homosexual man, equivalent to sissy or fairy in American English ...
LGBT History In Germany - 19th Century
1867 – On August 29, 1867, Karl Heinrich Ulrichs became the first self-proclaimed homosexual to speak out publicly for homosexual rights when he pleaded at the Congress of German Jurists in ... Empire by Paragraph 175 of the Reich Criminal Code Guatemala and Mexico decriminalize homosexual acts ...

More definitions of "homosexual":

  • (adj): Sexually attracted to members of your own sex.