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 homosexuals, homosexual:

LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 1950s
1952 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 ... locked up in Britain's prisons every 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
... a man's masculine gender and heterosexual identity are not threatened by a homosexual act as long as he plays the inserter's role ... 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 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 ... Code Guatemala and Mexico decriminalize homosexual acts ...
LGBT Rights In Colombia
... rights in Colombia have progressed since consensual homosexual activity was decriminalized in 1980 with amendments to the Criminal Code. 1990s equalized the age of consent in Colombia at 14 for both homosexual and heterosexual sex ... "It is not against Colombian law to be homosexual, but a considerable amount of public ill-will exists, as in most Latin American countries where a machismo attitude is widespread." ...
LGBT History In The United Kingdom - 18th Century
... 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 ... and the human rights of men who were homosexual ... about 1785, Offences Against One's Self, argued for the liberalisation of laws prohibiting homosexual sex ...

More definitions of "homosexual":

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