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posted 01 January 2005 03:40 PM      Profile for icon     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
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The gay lexicon is now making it into mainstream English usage. The second edition of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary includes a revised definition of the word "marriage" to reflect the existence of same-sex marriage in Canada since June 2003.

The new definition is "the legal or religious union of two people" and makes no mention of "a man and a woman". It also contains for the first time

Other gay-related terms in the Second Edition of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary include bareback, bi-curious, civil union, co-parenting, cruisy, gaydar, glory hole, leatherman, lipstick lesbian, and pink triangle.



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beluga2
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posted 01 January 2005 04:09 PM      Profile for beluga2     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well, this should certainly help sales of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary. All the frothing fundie fanatics will be ordering it in bulk for their book-burning bonfires.
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Michelle
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posted 01 January 2005 08:03 PM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Since when is "bareback" a gay term? Last I heard, condoms (or no condoms) have been a feature of heterosexual relations as well.
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Hephaestion
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posted 01 January 2005 08:17 PM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Michelle:
Since when is "bareback" a gay term? Last I heard, condoms (or no condoms) have been a feature of heterosexual relations as well.

Shhhh... it's all part of the homo agenda, Michelle we're out to take over the dictionary. (Don't give us away!)


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posted 01 January 2005 08:22 PM      Profile for James        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Michelle:
Since when is "bareback" a gay term? Last I heard, condoms (or no ....

I receive a full compliment of pornographic "spam". It is also "full spectrum" I have noticed the "bareback" term used frequently in the gay context; never in the hetero versions. My guess is that it is a culteral-specific term.


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Crippled_Newsie
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posted 04 January 2005 11:31 AM      Profile for Crippled_Newsie     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
'Glory hole?'

I have relieved myself in bathrooms all over the world and have yet to actually see (much less use) a glory hole.

Now, the first gay bar I ever went to was named the Glory Hole, but that's a story for another time....


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Willowdale Wizard
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posted 04 January 2005 05:25 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
i have seen glory-holes in four! four wonderful countries!


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Willowdale Wizard
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posted 04 January 2005 05:26 PM      Profile for Willowdale Wizard   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
has anyone seen "the count" and eugene levy in the same room?
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Mr. Magoo
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posted 04 January 2005 05:29 PM      Profile for Mr. Magoo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Has anyone here ever used a glory-hole? My heterosexuality, and relative non-interest in oral sex notwithstanding, I don't think I could stick my penis through a hole in a wall. There's some serious trust issues with that.

Like, if you were walking down the street and saw a big hole in the side of a building with a sign that said "Insert Head", would you?


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Suzette
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posted 04 January 2005 07:00 PM      Profile for Suzette     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Mr. Magoo:
Has anyone here ever used a glory-hole? My heterosexuality, and relative non-interest in oral sex notwithstanding, I don't think I could stick my penis through a hole in a wall. There's some serious trust issues with that.

Like, if you were walking down the street and saw a big hole in the side of a building with a sign that said "Insert Head", would you?


LOL! Yes, I've often thought that. I don't have a penis, but if I did, I can't imagine sticking it through a hole in the wall for who-knows-who to do with it as they will. Maybe the element of danger is part of the thrill?


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Hephaestion
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posted 04 January 2005 07:18 PM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
You know, it's amazing just where some people would stick their penises, glory-holes besides the point...

Britanny Spears springs to mind...


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