Dominant in bed, but receives rather than gives Spaghetti Japanese[ edit ] Although many slang words used in modern Japan are " loanwords " from American English, many native Japanese slang words remain in Japan's LGBT community such as the term "okoge", which serves the same purpose of the English slang word, " fag hag " — a "woman whose friends are mostly homosexual men".
While "criminally unnatural" could refer to a number of things, in this context it almost always was in reference to anal penetration. Camp "Camp" refers to a specific form of humor commonly associated with gay men.
It is based on frivolity and spectacle. Cruising The earlier recorded use of the term " cruising " comes from ancient Rome. It is used to express the active, social search for one or more sexual partners. Dyke " Dyke " is a common slang word to refer to a more masculine lesbian. It was originally used as a slur, but after the Vietnam War in the 's, lesbians began to reclaim it.
Faggot This term was first recorded in American in , in a Portland, Oregon publication of criminal slang. It is a slur against gay men. Fairy The term "fairy" was a common slur in America during the period of It signifies a stereotypical or "obvious" homosexual. Fruit "Fruit" is a slur against gay men. Its origins lie in the stereotypes of gay men as "softer" and "smelling good". Macho In Spanish, macho simply means "male". In the context of LGBT slang, it is a term for a more masculine, "tough guy" homosexual.
Punk This is a less common use of the word " punk ". Here, it refers to a smaller, younger gay man who, in prison settings, is forced into a submissive role and used for the older inmate's sexual pleasure. Queen A " queen " is a very effeminate male homosexual. More recently, the term has been used in compounds such as " drag queen " or "rice queen".
Queer The word " queer " has long been a slur against homosexuals, transgender people, and anyone who does not fit into society's standards of gender and sexuality. It carries a heavy connotation of wrongness, otherness, or strangeness.