Gay or lesbian.
Actively concerned with the rights of gay men or lesbians.
(dated) Homosexual, gay or lesbian, having a sexual or romantic preference for persons of one's own gender; used to emphasize love over sex.
(chiefly historical) Of or pertaining to the “homophile movement”, a gay activist movement that used this term in English.
Webster's New World
(dated) A homosexual, a gay man or lesbian, one who has a sexual or romantic preference for persons of one's own gender; used to emphasize love over sex.
Other Word Forms of Homophile
Origin of Homophile
From homo- + -phile.
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