homosexual

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homosexual

Post by Archived Topic » Fri Jan 29, 1999 12:00 am

Where did the word "homosexual" originate and what year or era.
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homosexual

Post by Jonathon Green » Tue Feb 02, 1999 8:00 am

Greek homos, the same + sexual. The first use was adjectival, dated 1892, while the noun is noted in 1912.
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