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flaming

a term describing effeminate, gay men – related to flamer. By extension, this has become a term describing out-and-proud, flamboyant men who have sex with men.

Originally a pejorative slur, it has also been reclaimed by those it seeked to demonise.

Originally published: 4th December, 2020
Last modified: December 4, 2020