The word 'gay' What that particular pastor said is not reflective of our community and the way we treat ourselves and the way we treat our citizens. Far from implying homosexuality, it referred to her free-wheeling lifestyle with plenty of boyfriends while also punning on Lady Jane Grey. American Indian Culture and Research Journal. This usage predates the association of the term with homosexuality, but has acquired different connotations since the modern usage developed. Retrieved 3 May Instead, this is half brazen and half shy, never quite giving us enough of anything, bar dog-on-dog action.
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Such usage, documented as early as the s, was likely present before the 20th century,  although it was initially more commonly used to imply heterosexually unconstrained lifestyles, as in the once-common phrase " gay Lothario ",  or in the title of the book and film The Gay Falconwhich concerns a womanizing detective whose first name is "Gay".