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friend of Dorothy

a gay slang term for a gay man, and more broadly, any Queer-identified person. A euphemism that originates as far back as World War II in the United States, when homosexual acts were illegal – thus, a way of asking about someone’s sexual orientation without being explicit.

Originally published: 13th December, 2020
Last modified: 13th December, 2020