Aus., NZ Schwulensauna f schwule Sauna f Schwulensauna gay scene Schwulenszene f gay union Homoehe f ugs.This association no doubt helped the gradual narrowing in scope of the term towards its current dominant meaning, which was at first confined to subcultures.

In this use, the word rarely means "homosexual as it is often used, for example, to refer to an inanimate object or abstract concept of which one disapproves.3, by the end of the 20th century, the word gay was recommended by major, lGBT groups and style guides to describe people attracted to members of the same sex.Dieses Deutsch-Englisch-Wörterbuch basiert auf der Idee der freien Weitergabe von Wissen.

Style guides, like the following from the Associated Press, call for gay over homosexual : Gay : Used to describe men and women attracted to the same sex, though lesbian is the more common term for women.While retaining its other meanings, its use among young people as a general term of disparagement is common.