For People Attracted to the Same Sex

Absolute invert (Freudian term for people whose "sexual objects are exclusively of their own sex")
Adhesive lover (Used by Walt Whitman)
Cheerful (Synonym for "gay")
Congenital invert (19th century term that defines one's attraction as biologically determined)
Contrarysexual (Used by 19th century sexologists to define same-sex love as unnatural; also phrased as "contrary sexual instinct")
Eerquay (Pig Latin for "queer")
Ego-dystonic homosexual (Medical term, now obsolete; defines one as being ashamed of one's homosexuality)
Epanga (Khoisan African term)
Ex-straight (Defines one's attraction as acquired rather than inborn)
Family member
Fruit for monkeys
Fruit loop
Fruit plate
Happy (synonym for "gay")
Hom (Homosexual counterpart of "Het")
Homosexual (Medical term)
Homosexualist (Defines one's attraction as a political statement)
Kinsey six (Exclusively attracted to the same sex)
Latent heterosexual
Member of the choir
Member of the club
Member of the family
Member of the team
Member of the union
Minty (A minty is usually a butch dyke or an effeminate gay man)
Ngochane (Shona African term)
Nice enough
One of those
One of us
Ripe fruit
Same Gendered Lover (Sometimes used by African-Americans to signify nonallegiance to the Euro-dominated gay community)
Self-owner (Used by 19th century German activist Adolf Brand, whose "Community of Self-Owners," composed of mostly bisexual males, defended queer rights while also opposing all attempts to define same-sex love as a biologically predisposed trait or as anything other than a free and healthy choice)
Sexual invert (Term used by 19th century sexologists)
Sexual outlaw
Shay'a'chern (from Mercedes Lackey's fantasy novels; probably derived from the gypsy term "she'chorne")
She'chorne (Romaniyan or "gypsy" term)
Six (See "Kinsey six" above)
Team player
Three-dollar bill
Uphill gardener
See also: For women attracted to women
For men attracted to men
For people attracted to multiple sexes
For miscellaneous people

Abodi? Absolute invert? AC/DC? Ace-deuce? Adhesive lover? Adventurous heterosexual? Agfay? Agule? Aionolit? Alice? All-rounder? 'Almah? AM/FM? Amative lover? Amazon? Ambidextrous? Ambigendered? Ambisextrous? Ambisexual? Amy-john? Androdyke? Androdyke? Androgyne? Androgynophile? Androgynosexual? Androgynotrope? Androminetophile? Androphile? Androsexual? Androtrope? Angel? Angel food? Angelina? Antiman? Antiwoman? Apache? Arenotelicon? Asexual? Aspiring queer? Aunt Fancy? Auntie Em? Autosexual? B.B.? B.D.? Bade? Badger? Bag? Bagbaru? Basement transvestite? Basha? Battle axe? Batty-boy? Bear? Beldame? Bender? Bent? Berdache? Betty? Bi? Biaxial? Bi-bi baby? Bicameral? Bicha? Bicoastal? Bicycle? Bifunctional? Bigendered? Bilingual? Bimodal? Binomial? Bipe? Biped? Bisensual? Bisexual? Bitch? Bivalent? Bivariate? Bizonal? Bog queen? Boi? Boigl? Bona? Bone smuggler? Boong-moll? Boretto-man? Boy toker? Breeder? Brilliant? Brother-girl? Bruce? Brumaiwi? Brunser? Budli-budli? Buffarilla? Bufty? Bufu? Bulgar? Bulgarian? Bull? Bull bitch? Bull? Bull bitch? Bulldagger? Bulldyke? Bulldyke? Buller? Bunny boy? Butch dyke? Butch grrl? Buttercup? Butterfly boy? Buyazi? Byke? Califia? Capon? Cat? Catamite? Catcher? CD? Cha-cha queen? Charlie? Charlie? Charlotte Ann? Cheerful? Chichi? Chichifo? Chick with dick? Chubby Chaser? Church mouse? Clear? Clone? Closet queen? Clotheshorse? Cofeminator? Collar-and-tie? Comasculator? Congenital invert? Contingent invert? Contrarysexual? Cotquean? Coyote? Cream puff? Creatively gendered? Creatively sexual? Crooked? Cross-dresser? Cuilón? Culero? Curved? Daffodil? Dagger? Daisy? Daisy Duck? Dandy? Dandysette? Dash? Daughter of Bilitis? Derrick? Deviate? Diesel dyke? Diesel dyke? Dike? Dike-nwami? Dioning? Dioningin? Double-jointed? Double-life woman? Double-life man? Drag monarch? Drag queen? Drag butch? Drag king? Drinker from both taps? Duck? Ducky? Ducky? Dunt? Dutch girl? Dyke? Dyke tyke? Dykeosaurus? Dyna? Eerquay? Effie? Ego-dystonic heterosexual? Ego-dystonic homosexual? Elxa? Eonist? Epanga? Ephebophile? Epicene? Equal Opportunity Lover? Etelle? Ethel? Evirationist? Ex-gay? Ex-man? Ex-straight? Ex-woman? F2M? Faddle? Faerie? Fag hag? Fag? Faggot? Fagola? Faigelah? Fairy lady? Fairy? Faka fafini? False transvestite? Family member? Fancy man? Fantail? Faygele? Feigele? Fellow? Female impersonator? Fembo? Feminine impersonator? Feminosexual? Fence-sitter? Finocchio? Flamer? Flaming? Flexible? Flip? Flip-flop? Flit? Flower? Fluff? Fluff? Folle? Foop? Freak? Fribble? Friend of Dorothy's? Frocio? Fruit? Fruit for monkeys? Fruit loop? Fruit plate? Fruitcake? Fruiter? Fruit-fly? FTM? Funny? Gal officer? Galboy? Ganymede? Gay? Gay lady? Gay caballero? Gaybert? Gaycat? Gaychick? Gayola? Gear? Gender dysphoric? Gender euphoric ? Gender outlaw? Gender refusenik? Gender transgressor? Gender trash? Gender variant? Genderbender? Genderbender? Genderbreaker? Genderfree? Genderfucker? Genderqueer? Gentlemiss? Ghoti? Gillette blade? Gina la salsa? Ginger? Ginger beer?

Girlboy? Girljock? Gladys? Goluboy? Gonsel? Goose girl? Goudou? Gougnotte? Greedy? Greek? Green and yellow fellow ? Grim? Grousse? Grrrl? Guevedoche? Gump? Gunzel? Gussie? Gynander? Gynandroid? Gynandromorph? Gynominetophile? Gynophile? Gynosexual? Gynotrope? Hairy fairy? Hairy Mary? Haja? Half-and-half? Handbag boy? Happy? Haricot? Harpy? Hasie? Hatshepsut? Hawk? He Hwa? Heemaneh? Heesh? He-female? Hen? Hen-hussy? Hesexual? He-she? Hem? Hermaphrodite? Hesh? Het? Hetero? Heteroeroticist? Heterogendered? Heterophile? Heterosensual? Heterosexual? Heterosexualist? Heterospiritual? Heterotrope? Heterovestite? Himmer? Hock? Hollywood hustler? Hom? Hommasse? Homo? Homoeroticist? Homogendered? Homophile? Homosensual? Homosexual? Homosexualist? Homospiritual? Homotrope? Homovestite? Hormosexual? Horse's hoof? Hoyden? Huckle? Humangendered? Humansexual? Hundert-funf-und-siebziger? Hwami? Indiscriminate? Indorser? Invert? Invertebrate? Iron? Iron hoof? Isangoma? Isoeroticist? Isophile? Isophyl? Isosexual? It? Jasper? Jessie? Jesuit? Jocker? Joey? John-and-John? Jota? Joto? Juicy fruit? Kamp? Kathoey? Katsotse? Khanith? Ki-ki? King? King Lear? Kinsey six? Kinsey zero? Kinsey three? Kitesha? Knick-knack? Kokwima? Ko'lhamana? Korophile? Koskalaka? Kurami? Kwe'rhaame? Kwol-aatmo? Lacy lad? Lad-lass? Ladyboy? Lady-lover? Latent heterosexual? Latent homosexual? Latent? Lavender? Lavender cowboy? Lemon? Lemonade? Les-be-friends? Lesbian? Lesbianka? Lesbica? Lesbo? Lesbyterian? Leslie? Lezz? Lezzie? Lezzo? Lhamana? Light in the loafers? Lightfoot? Lily? Lipstick butch? Lipstick lesbian? Lizzie? Lollipop? Lumberjack? M2F? M2W? Machera? Macho? Madge-cove? Madge-cull? Makaho? Male impersonator? Malkin? Mama man? Mampala? Mandrake? Mandyke? Mandyke? Manflora? Manhole inspector? Man-identified woman? Man-identified man? Man-lover? Man-loving woman? Man-loving man? Margery? Maricon? Maricona? Mariposa? Mariquita? Mars bar? Mary? Mary Ann? Masculine impersonator? Masculosexual? Maud? May tag? Mayate? Meacock? Member of the choir? Member of the club? Member of the family? Member of the team? Member of the union? Metagendered? Metaphysical? Metasensual? Metasexual? Mietje? Milquetoast? Min? Mince? Minny? Mintie? Minty? Miss It? Miss Thing? Moe? Moffie? Moffie? Mole? Moll? Molly? Molly-mop? Monarch? Moonlighter? Morphodyte? Mo-tho? Moumoune? Mouse? MTF? MTW? Muffet? Multifactorial? Multifunctional? Multigendered? Multilateral? Multilayered? Multilingual? Multimedia? Multinomial? Multipotentiate? Multisensual? Multisexual? Multispectral? Multistage? Multiuser? Multivalent? Multivariate? Mundane? Muscle moll? Muscle Mary? Musical? Muskobanja? Mutarajjulat? Mzili? Nadleehi asdzaan? Nance? Nancy boy? Neither Arthur nor Martha? Nellie? Nervous? Neutrois? Ngochane? Nice enough? Ninauposkitzipspe? No name? Nonconformist? Nondiscriminating? Nondiscriminatory? Nongendered? Non-heterosexual? Non-op transsexual? Nonsexual? Not picky? Ntalha? Nudger? Omi-polone? Omnisexual? One of those? One of us? Open-minded? Oscar? Pandaka? Pangendered?

Pansexual? Pansy? Pantonaluda? Pato? Pédale? Person? Pineapple? Pirujo? Pitcher? Pixie? Platonist? Plugs in both ways? Poggler? Political lesbian? Polone-omi? Polychrome? Polygendered? Polymorph? Polymorphous pervert? Polyphasic? Polysensual? Polysexual? PoMogendered? PoMosexual? Ponce? Poof? Poofter? Poove? Poppa? Posestra? Powder puff? Pre-gay? Pretty-boy? Princess? Psychological hermaphrodite? Psychosexual hermaphrodite? Puff? Punk? Pure silk? Purple? Quaggot? Queen Kong? Queen? Queer? Queer straight? Queer to the queer? Queerer? Quester? Questioner? Questioning? Quiff? Quince? Rabbit? Raleigh bike? Recast? Repressed? Rice queen? Ripe fruit? Rough trade? Royalty? Ruffle? S/he? Sad? Sakwo'mapi akikiwan? Salmacian? Salzikrum? Same Gendered Lover? Sapphist? Sappho? Sarasa? Schwuchtel? Scrat? Screaming queen? Self-owner? Senp'aa? Sergeant? Sexual invert? Sexual outlaw? Sexual disorienter? Sexually disoriented? Sexually independent? Shandy? Shapeshifter? She'chorne? Sheena? Sheep-herder? She-male? Shesexual? Shih-niang? Shim? Shinjuku boy? Shirtlifter? Shiva? Shunter? Sie? Similisexual? Similitrope? Similitrope? Sis? Sissy-boy? Sistagirl? Sister? Sister-boy? Situational heterosexual? Situational homosexual? Situationally sexual? Six? Skippy? Slacks? So? Soapy? Sod? Sodomite? Soft? Song-and-dance? Spiritual hermaphrodite? Spurge? Stoke-on-Trent? Stone butch? Straight? Straight-dresser? Stuffer? Sweet? Sweetie? Swings both ways? Swish? Switch hitter? T*? Taikwahni wa'ippe'? Taikwahni tainnapa'? Takarazuka? Tante? Team player? Teapot? Techno-winkte? Teen queen? Temperamental? TG? Third sex? Thon? Three? Three-dollar bill? Tidda? Tinkerbell? Tom? Tomboy? Tommy? Tommy? Tonk? Tootsie? Tortillero? Tourist? Town shift? Tranny? Trannyboy? Trannychick? Trannydude? Trannyfag? Trannygirl? Trannyguy? Trannyhawk? Trans? Transcatcher? Transcendent? Transchap? Transchaser? Transdame? Transdamsel? Transdude? Transdyke? Transexual? Transfag? Transfan? Transfellow? Transgal? Transgendered? Transgenderist? Transgentleman? Transguy? Transhag? Translady? Transman? Transsexual? Transsexualist? Transvestite? Transwoman? Tribade? Tribadist? Triss? Trizz? Truck dyke? Tryke? Trysexual? TS? Turk? Tutti-frutti? TV? Twink? Twinkie? Twixter? Two-spirit? Ubhatobyanjanaka? Uelscratta? Undercover man? Unhappy? Unman? Unpredictable? Unwoman? Uphill gardener? Uraniad? Uranian? Uranodioning? Uranodioningin? Urning? Urningin? Usher? Variant? Versatile? Vertebrate? Viado? Virago? Vot? Vrille? W2M? Waeponwifestre? Waffle? Wakashu? Walevi? Warhameh? Warharmi? Warme Schwester? Warmer Brüder? Wasaga? Wasagaji? Weekend warrior? Wicker? Wikami? Winkte? Winkte winyan? Wiya numpa? Wizbit? Wobo? Wolf? Woman-identified woman? Woman-lover? Woman-loving woman? Woman-loving man? Womyn-identified womyn? Womyn-loving womyn? Wonk? Woodworker? Woofter? Woolly-woofter? Wor sitabane? WTM? Xanith? X-dresser? XDR? Yaika bonsango? Yin-yang? Yonic man? Yo-yo? Zami? Zero? Zwischenstufer?

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