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Why Does "Gay" Mean "Homosexual"?

Why Does "Gay" Mean "Homosexual"?

"Gay" used to mean happy or joyful. So how did it come to be a synonym for homosexual? Watch the video below to discover the many evolutionary steps it took to this modern day meaning.

Why Are Homosexual People Called Gay?

Take an etymological journey through the history of this modern definition.

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