A girl who'll go out with a gay guy who's not out to anyone else, because she knows he's safe and because he can use her to maintain his "straight" persona.
A guy who'll go out with a lesbian girl who's not out to anyone else, because she knows he's safe and because she can use him to maintain her "straight" persona.
"Hey, take a look, Kyle brought a girl to the dance! I thought he was gay."
"He's gay, she's his safety date."
October 28, 2006 Urban Word of the Day
A person that accompanies you to friend's or family event. a) Giving the appearance that you are seeing people and not isolated from society. b) To avoid being set up on blind dates by well meaning friends.
Jack brought a saftey date to his aunt's dinner party. He did this because his aunt considered herself an "accomplished match maker."