What is another word for homosexualism?

24 synonyms found


[ hˌə͡ʊmə͡ʊsˈɛkʃuːəlˌɪzəm], [ hˌə‍ʊmə‍ʊsˈɛkʃuːəlˌɪzəm], [ h_ˌəʊ_m_əʊ_s_ˈɛ_k_ʃ_uː_ə_l_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]

Homosexualism is the sexual attraction between individuals of the same gender. However, due to the negative connotations and stigmatization attached to the term, synonyms have emerged to refer to the same phenomenon in a more neutral or positive light. One of the most widely used synonyms is "gay" or "lesbian," which emphasizes the personal, emotional, and cultural aspects of being attracted to the same gender. Other synonyms for homosexualism include "same-sex attraction," "homosexuality," "queer," "sapphic," "homogenic," and "homoeroticism." While the use of synonyms may differ depending on cultural and social contexts, the main purpose is to promote inclusion, tolerance, and acceptance of people who identify as homosexuals.

Synonyms for Homosexualism:

How to use "Homosexualism" in context?

Homosexuality is a sexual orientation characterized by a strong emotional and/or romantic attraction to people of the same gender. The term can also refer to people who engage in sexual activity with someone of the same gender.

Homosexuality has been recognized as a legal and social category since the mid-20th century. In many countries, it is banned by law and/or socially condemned. Despite the legal or social disapproval, most researchers believe that homosexuality exists as a legitimate orientation with the potential for love, happiness, and fidelity just like any other orientation.

The origins of homosexuality are shrouded in mystery.

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