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full of color

of, relating to, or having a sexual orientation to members of one's own sex

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bright and pleasant

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full of or showing high-spirited merriment

given to social pleasures often including dissipation

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brightly colored and showy

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offering fun and gaiety

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homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

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Way out west, even the red states are betting heavily on gay visitors.
The airline has offered health benefits to domestic partners since 1999, and after scoring a lower-than-expected rating on the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index in 2004, the company formed a team of 20 gay and lesbian employees to address the inadequacy.
Drugs, steroids, gay male body image and crystal methamphetamines are all explored in Signorile's work.
Rotello's central theme, as explained by Robinson is that the AIDS pandemic was caused by what he calls "anal multipartnerism"--suggesting that the pandemic was the "predictable result of changes in the sexual behavior of gay men.
On the other hand, what's so wrong with a gay love story designed to attract nervous heterosexual viewers, such as ``Brokeback Mountain''?
For a straight audience that probably has never or very rarely thought about what it means to be gay in a straight society, the movie depicts that very well,'' says Harry Benshoff, a University of North Texas media professor and editor and writer of several gay film studies books.
Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal of a lower court decision upholding Florida's ban on gay adoption.
Q TV, launched in late 2004, proudly self-identifies as "a gay lifestyle" channel for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexuals, and the curious.
The purpose of this article is to detail the current knowledge regarding the provision of culturally appropriate career services to gay and lesbian clients.
Polls have found mixed reactions to gay marriage among people of color.
Many important figures associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s were gay, lesbian or bisexual, but most writers from this time did not write about gay themes publicly.
Given all the national rhetoric about the sanctity of marriage and the importance of raising children within a legally recognized relationship, one would assume that legislators would take note of the growing numbers of young children being raised by gay parents and get to work passing legislation legitimizing their parents' relationship.
In Jason Berry's book Lead Us Not into Temptation: Catholic Priests and the SexualAbuse of Children (1992), as the proportion of homosexuals increased dramatically many gay priests were visiting the seminary "on the make," frequenting gay bars, and "befriending" high school students.
What does the workforce recommend for diversity as it relates to gay and lesbian individuals?