Tag: same-sex

There has been a definite move towards using the word marriage to describe a same-sex union which has been formalized with a civil partnership

Shifted meanings: marriage

Last week New York became the sixth state in the US (and the largest so far) to pass legislation that would allow same-sex marriage. The law was promptly signed by the Governor, and should be in effect within the month. It is fairly common knowledge that the word gay has changed its meaning over the […]

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