homosexual homosexual  /ˌhoʊ moʊ ˈsɛk ʃə wəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
  2. (adj) sexually attracted to members of your own sex

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Usage(s):

  1. Your husband may be a homosexual, Redbook tells its 4.
  2. All of the 14 boys and six girls, ages 14 to 19, say they are homosexual.
  3. Heterosexual and homosexual dolphin pairs engage in face-to-face sexual encounters that look altogether human.

News

  1. Homosexual bishop

    Re: Clarence Brueckner’s June 20 letter, “Values askew”: Regarding the recent election of a homosexual bishop by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Brueckner asks why anyone who openly violates God's laws can be part of a religious institution.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

  2. Ex-Homosexual Ministry Closes Following Apology for Judging ‘Who’s Worthy of His Kingdom’

    Exodus International, a prominent Christian ministry that has served to counsel homosexuals for nearly four decades, is closing its doors following the issuance of a public apology from its president. “Exodus International [has been] the prodigal’s older brother, trying to impose its will on God’s promises, and make judgments on who’s worthy of His Kingdom,” [...]
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Christian News Network

  3. Lesbian Petitions Against Christian University After Homosexual Partner Expelled, Asked to Pay Debt

    OMAHA – Homosexual activists are enraged by a Christian university’s decision to expel an openly lesbian student after she violated one of the school’s conduct policies. Danielle Powell, a 24-year-old Nebraskan, was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Grace University (GU) in Omaha. As reported by the Omaha World-Herald, Powell considered herself a Christian [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Christian News Network

Quotes

  1. "I believe homosexual acts between two individuals are immoral and that we should not condone immoral acts," Pace said.
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Gen Peter Pace Source: Washington Post

  2. "I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man," wrote Martin on Monday. "I am very blessed to be who I am."
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Ricky Martin Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "Whether it be having a child out of wedlock, or whether it be simply being a homosexual, it's going to be a lot," Aiken said, adding that his fans "know that I never intended to lie to anybody at all."
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Clay Aiken Source: New York Daily News

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