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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Simonds adds, "I think our feeling is, the more you can present alternative lifestyles as normal and acceptable by characters, the more you break down those barriers." Still, he notes, the bottom line is entertaining viewers: "Because it's a dramatic event in a person's life, it's a dramatic event to present.
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.
And in "Swingers of the World, Unite!" (page 52), Peter Bagge gives us the skinny on a recent "alternative lifestyles" conference.
The reader gains a sense of how skateboarders are viewed as "counterculture figures" who live alternative lifestyles. MacDonald attempts to illustrate that such stereotypes are not always accurate: many "mainstream" individuals enjoy the skateboarding sport--including "Mac" himself.
The new Spanish-language version of Gay.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.
This was where all the alternative lifestyles took to the streets, dressed up in various costumes.
The whole point was to have an advocate for weird alternative lifestyles. This administration has had as a policy goal the public discussion of weird sex.
To that extent, it connected with the period's countercultural notions of personal liberation that stressed the political significance of pursuing and embracing alternative lifestyles, which is one of the reasons this radical sensibility was less radical than it appeared.
taxpayer funds should not be used to promote alternative lifestyles in my country," Macedonian president Boris Trajkovski told the National Review, "and I do not believe that most Americans would appreciate this."
Bisexuals wouldn't have to form their own groups if they were being treated with the same respect and understanding for their alternative lifestyles flint homosexuals so eagerly endorse for themselves.

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