originally meant to "co-parent". a term used in antiquity to detote two men who had taken an oath of friendship or blood-brotherood before the Church. later, such relationships and ceremonies were known as becoming "siblings before God", and still later compadre became synonymous with the role of godparents or baptismal sponsors.
an interesting term, now little used, that can refer to angrogyny, gender neutrality, bisexual attraction, or cross-gender identification.
jamie picked up the word 'epicene' one day, and it just seemed to fit.
gorgeous, auburn tressed, pre-raphaelite, alabaster beauty and talented actress. best known for playing the aloof, skeptical dana scully of X-Files fame.
Gillian's classical good looks have won her the admiration of many a straight guy and gay girl alike.
an aloof, eccentric, absurdly talented author and illustrator well known for his illustrated stories, many of which are unplaceably illboding or passively macabre, in tone or outright. his characters seemed to be placed in another time, from 1900 through 1930 perhaps, and there was something in his art and humor that caused many fans to initially mistake him for either English or dead. his style of drawing varied considerably from book to book, some illustations impossibly detailed and dark (The West Wing), others less so (The Eclectic Abecedarium). he lived in New York City for a while, and then on Cape Cod.
The Ghastlycrumb Tinies, an alphabet of dead children, may be his best known book.
one who is uninterested in sex or in sexual relationships.
one who appears to be neither male or female, or who is neither masculine nor feminine.
andy warhol has been descibed as sexless or asexual
prejudiced belief in the social/sexual/moral superiority of heterosexuals or heterosexual attraction over non-heterosexals or same-sex attraction.
one's actions or attitude as a reflection of such a prejudice.
justin took the brunt of his peers' heterosexism throughout high school.
a very old irish oath with several spellings, a bastardization of "christ", i think. my grandmother says this a lot.
"crimminy, ralph, the phone is ringing! pick up the phone! no, i don't know where it is. well, where did you leave it? crimminy, why did you leave it out there? no, never mind, it's stopped ringing. dammit, it was probably betty. frank's probably died and we'll have to wait 'till tomorrow to find out about it, now won't we? oh, stop crying, ralph! crimminy!"