The original definition of gay was “happy” or “joyous,” and this connotation has now become universally accepted. But when did we first begin to refer to gay individuals in this way? In the video seen below, Danielle Bainbridge discusses it in a positive and upbeat manner.
The term “gay” has been around for a while. A colorful character who is also noble and excellent was already being described in the Middle Ages. The term “gay science,” for instance, referred to literary works. A more playful sense of the word “gay” emerged in the sixteenth century, and by the eighteenth, brothels were often called “gay homes.” Despite the fact that this was not always related to sexual behaviors between people of the same sex at the time. The term “gay” became synonymous with homosexuality by the end of the nineteenth century. Homosexuality was also a term in use, but it was typically associated with a treatable mental disorder.
Origin of Everything on Youtube
In an episode of her Origin of Everything series on YouTube, Danielle Bainbridge reveals all this and more. The video clocks in at almost 6 minutes, but every second is well spent. Why? Because even if you believe you know everything there is to know about ‘gay,’ you will find out something new. Moreover, the inclusion of historical photographs