Monday, August 17, 2009

Word of the Gay: "Beard"

A "beard" is a woman who dates or appears with a gay man to imply that he is heterosexual. The term is less commonly used for a man who accompanies a lesbian for this purpose.

3 comments:

Tari Akpodiete said...

when a man accompanies a lesbian for this purpose, he's know as a 'merkin'.

Queers United said...

Tari I learned something new, thanks!

Merlyn said...

Thanks for posting Tari--just learned something new!

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