A gender-free way to address a boyfriend or girlfriend so as not to offend people who are gay, although it is somewhat tongue-in-cheek
, Other Half
, My Steady
are all better alternatives for gay-friendly ways to signify a steady relationship. The term genderfriend is also useful if you see a couple, one of whose gender is ambiguous.
I am taking my genderfriend to the movies tonight; I hope I can get to third base after sitting through a gender-flick.
Did you see that girl and her, ummmm, genderfriend? Was that an ugly chick or a girly guy?