Origin of homosexual
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Homosexual acts come naturally to them, heterosexual acts do not.The Vatican's Same-Sex Synod: The Bishops Hear About Reality. Do They Listen?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Okay, but still, “Homosexual persons are called to chastity.”Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition|Jay Michaelson|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Homosexual conduct between consenting adults is legal in Turkey, but far from accepted.
In March 2009, Lively arrived in Uganda to headline the “Seminar on Exposing the Homosexual Agenda.”
Stanley Kauffman in the Times complained of “Homosexual Drama and Its Disguises.”How Gossip Became History: Eminent Outlaws by Christopher Bram|Brad Gooch|January 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Homosexual practices everywhere flourish and abound in prisons.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Homosexual intimacies between girls are far more often platonic than similar intimacies between boys.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
Homosexual Eros has a different finality than heterosexual Eros.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Homosexual choice of object is originally more natural to narcism than the heterosexual.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
Homosexual love has played a much greater part in the world's history than is generally believed.The Sexual Question|August Forel
1892, in C.G. Chaddock's translation of Krafft-Ebing's "Psychopathia Sexualis," from German homosexual, homosexuale (by 1880, in Gustav Jäger), from homo-, comb. form of Greek homos "same" (see homo- (1)) + Latin-based sexual.
"Homosexual" is a barbarously hybrid word, and I claim no responsibility for it. It is, however, convenient, and now widely used. "Homogenic" has been suggested as a substitute. [H. Havelock Ellis, "Studies in Psychology," 1897]
Sexual inversion (1883) was an earlier clinical term for it in English. The noun is recorded by 1895. In technical use, either male or female; but in non-technical use almost always male. Slang shortened form homo first attested 1929.