Gay men are bilingual. Unlike most polyglots, however, a brother tongue isn't always mastered during a year abroad in a place with cheaper rent and better food. It's learnt on the job. Because, during countless eras of marginalisation, queer men had to communicate with a complex, clandestine lexicon of verbal and non-verbal cues to seek out like-minded others; men who were also hiding in plain sight. Bandanas in a specific colour hanging from a specific back pocket signalled certain kinks. Oscar Wilde's green carnation became a covert signpost of queerness, and a seedling to the 'pansy' slur that followed.
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This is a list of notable men who have appeared in gay pornographic films. Gay pornographic films trace their origins to the Athletic Model Guild , founded in Los Angeles in , which produced photographs and still images later turned into films and porn loops. The list includes male actors in gay pornographic films who may be notable for their gay pornography and those who may be notable for other reasons or both. The listing is alphabetic by first name. Some performers have many pseudonyms and stage names indicated here by a.
Parent article: List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people ; Siblings:. This is a partial list of confirmed famous people who were or are gay , lesbian or bisexual. Famous people who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not listed. The historical concept and definition of sexual orientation varies and has changed greatly over time; for example the word "gay" wasn't used to describe sexual orientation until the midth century. A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the midth century, and scholars have often defined the term "sexual orientation" in divergent ways.