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Definition of "gay rights" []

  • The concept that people of minority sexual orientations, such as homosexuality, are entitled to all the rights and considerations due to the majority orientation. (noun)

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Use "gay rights" in a sentence
  • "The policy has been on and off the books as the Obama administration works to end the law while at the same time fights a court battle because of a lawsuit by the gay rights organization, the Log Cabin Republicans, which sued the Justice Department to stop the policy's enforcement immediately."
  • "Guy here on page three, Gordon Eastman, he's a gay rights activist in Wisconsin."
  • "One of the best-known examples of this shift occurred in 1973, when the gay rights movement successfully pressured the APA to remove homosexuality from the “sexual deviations” that were listed in the seventh printing of the second edition of the manual, known as the DSM-II."