• (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 History In The United Kingdom - 18th Century
1736 Stephen Fox PC a British peer and Member of Parliament had been living in a homosexual relationship with lover Lord Hervey for a period of ten years, from 1726 to 1736 ... intolerance to homosexuality and the human rights of men who were homosexual ... for the liberalisation of laws prohibiting homosexual sex ...
LGBT In Mexico - Societal Prejudices and Terminologies
... a man's masculine gender and heterosexual identity are not threatened by a homosexual act as long as he plays the inserter's role ... feminine gender 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 ...
LGBT Rights In Colombia
... (LGBT) rights in Colombia have progressed since consensual homosexual activity was decriminalized in 1980 with amendments to the Criminal Code ... Law reforms in the 1990s equalized the age of consent in Colombia at 14 for both homosexual and heterosexual sex. 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 exists, as in most ...
LGBT History In Germany - 19th Century
... Heinrich Ulrichs became the first self-proclaimed homosexual to speak out publicly for homosexual rights when he pleaded at the Congress of German ... Code Guatemala and Mexico decriminalize homosexual acts ...
LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 1950s
... Sir John Nott-Bower, commissioner 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 ... prisons every year amid a widespread police clampdown on homosexual offences ... British police pursued a McCarthy-like purge of society homosexuals ...

More definitions of "homosexual":

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