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straight

1. mod. honest; unembellished. Have I ever been anything but straight with you?
2. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (see also slim.) No, I want a straight. That spliff makes me sneeze.
3. mod. having to do with undiluted liquor. I’ll take mine straight.
4. mod. relieved and satisfied by a dose of drugs. (Drugs.) She will be straight for a few hours, and then the same struggle all over again—all through the night.
5. mod. off drugs; no longer addicted to drugs. I’m straight now, and I’m gonna stay that way.
6. n. a square person (who does not use drugs, etc.). The straights are putting pressure on city hall to clean up this neighborhood.
7. n. a nonhomosexual; a heterosexual. (Often from the homosexual point of view.) Walter invited a few straights to the affair, just to keep things calm.
8. mod. not homosexual; not having a homosexual orientation. He wandered into a straight bar by mistake.
9. mod. excellent. This news is truly straight and I am happy to hear it.
10. mod. satisfied; having enough food or anything. Another beer? No thanks. I’m straight.
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This gives 10x1024 = 10,240 number of possible different Straights.
Through a massive media, public relations, and advertising "propaganda campaign." "Gays must launch a large-scale campaign--we've called it the Waging Peace campaign--to reach straights through the mainstream media," the co-authors wrote.
The alternatives-to-marriage movement wants the government to stop picking and choosing among relationships and lifestyles, and it views domestic-partnership programs--for gays and straights alike--as a foot in the door.
I first noticed this trend in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) where the gay couple in the story proves to be eminently more stable, mature, and poetic than any of the gaggle of rather silly straights running from bedroom to bedroom in search of true love.
Other gays and lesbians are moving in around Navetta and Medeiros, and they're turning what once was a straight, conservative suburban neighborhood into what some affectionately call a "gayborhood." As growing numbers of gay and lesbian Americans seek affordable roomy houses with a yard, along with safe streets and a good school for their children, they are changing the American suburbs.
This movie is targeted not only to the LGBT audience but also the straight audience, and I would say primarily to people in their 20s and 30s.
It's not something I can control any more than a gay or straight person can choose whom he or she loves.
But hey, they're straight! They get to pick what's sacred and what isn't.
This woman's desperate lies had one purpose: to stoke the fear that strikes some straight people at the prospect of losing their unique access to civil matrimony.
1 EVERYONE IS STRAIGHT To paraphrase Harvey Fierstein in Torch Song Trilogy, we live in a world where every movie, every TV show, and every billboard tells us we're straight.
Now everybody loves Will & Grace, even straight people.
For example, research from the University of Liverpool in England has shown that gay men and lesbians are more likely than straights to be left-handed and that lesbians have hand patterns that resemble a man's more than a straight female's.