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A generic term for gays and lesbians, one of many terms proposed as a substitute for homosexual by people who felt that word was etymologically bias and confusing since homo can mean same or man , in which case it excludes women. It never caught on .
Other terms suggested include: controsexual ; feminosexual (as opposed to homo , men); herosexual ; homogenic ; homophile ; homophile ; intersexual ; simulsexual .

ETYMOLOGY: From the Greek isos , equal.

See Also: controsexual, feminosexual, herosexual, homogenic, intersexual, simulsexual

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