alternative lifestyle

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alternative lifestyle

A generic, politically sensitive term for any form of living arrangements with a significant other (e.g., close personal friend, lover, partner, spouse, etc.) in which sexual orientation differs from the usual male-female dyad—e.g., a male or female homosexual dyad.

alternative lifestyle

Alternate lifestyle, queer Social medicine A generic, 'politically sensitive' term for any form of living arrangements with a 'significant other' in which sexual orientation differs from the usual male-female dyad–eg, a male or female homosexual dyad
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Local critics said AB 1056 would redefine the word ``tolerance'' to require acceptance of alternative lifestyles such as homosexuality and bisexuality, and AB 606 would authorize the state schools superintendent to withhold funds from schools deemed to be out of compliance with such anti-discrimination laws.
Myra Weatherly's Women Of The Sea: Ten Pirate Stories (193179880X) provides many stories of bold women who chose adventure and alternative lifestyles that broke traditions.
Illustrated with black-and-white photography, this unique account is enhanced with introduction commentaries by Rider and Lucile South and is highly recommended reading for anyone with an interest in "back to nature" movements and experiments with alternative lifestyles.
Q My partner and I (58 and 65) are thinking about emigrating, from the United States to Costa Rica, we've had little luck in locating specific information about how accepting the people of Costa Pica are with alternative lifestyles.
Houlding is concerned with recycling and architecture and re-uses cartons, packaging and small-scale models to create fantasy environments of houses, industrial units, ideal islands and alternative lifestyles.
The reader gains a sense of how skateboarders are viewed as "counterculture figures" who live alternative lifestyles.
com comes in tandem with a growing acceptance of alternative lifestyles in the region, according to Alejandra Sarda, of the San Francisco-based International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
Every day new rights were created: pedophiles had rights; perverts had rights; pornographers had rights; alternative lifestyles were a right.
The whole point was to have an advocate for weird alternative lifestyles.
In fact, our isolation and relatively infrequent involvement with racial, ethnic, and alternative lifestyles can evolve into a more serious situation than most of us expect.
Transitional and Cusp Millennials are also more likely than other generational groups to favor specific governmental policies to reduce economic differences in America, ameliorating social and economic conditions as a way of dealing with crime, and to tolerate or even endorse alternative lifestyles such as same sex marriage.
Landrum said college students, people in the movie and music industry and those who have moved to the area from other regions are more in tune with alternative lifestyles and are creating the demand for more vegan fare.

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