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lunatica Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 06:36 PM
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16. I think officially the term is partner.
Perhaps it is spouse, but only if married.

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  -Question--are both men in a same-sex marriage referred to as "husbands" mistertrickster  Dec-14-07 05:54 PM   #0 
  - I usually just call them "Partners"  BlueJazz   Dec-14-07 05:55 PM   #1 
  - I think it depends on the couple  Neecy   Dec-14-07 05:55 PM   #2 
  - Hi LAR ious photo in your sig line, Neecy. I luv it! nt  mistertrickster   Dec-14-07 06:05 PM   #9 
  - It Definitely Varies From Couple to Couple.  Toasterlad   Dec-14-07 07:15 PM   #18 
  - What's your office collegue's idea of the proper words?  Lex   Dec-14-07 05:55 PM   #3 
  - Well, he's a homophobe a**h*le, so I think he wants to make a big thing  mistertrickster   Dec-14-07 05:59 PM   #6 
     - So he thinks same-sex couples have a "husband" and "wife?"  Lex   Dec-14-07 06:01 PM   #7 
     - AGREED! nt.  mistertrickster   Dec-14-07 06:02 PM   #8 
     - In that case, it doesn't matter what the reality is. Just tell him it's husband/husband, wife/wife.  readmoreoften   Dec-14-07 06:21 PM   #14 
  - I think they call each other "spouses"  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-14-07 05:57 PM   #4 
  - It depends on the couple and their gender expression.  readmoreoften   Dec-14-07 05:58 PM   #5 
  - OH FOR FUCK'S SAKE!!!  Karenina   Dec-14-07 06:18 PM   #10 
  - who cares?  elizfeelinggreat   Dec-14-07 06:21 PM   #13 
  - Here in pretty liberated Connecticut, I have heard 2 gay women refer to their partners as  CTyankee   Dec-14-07 06:19 PM   #11 
  - Personally, I would use "husbands" and "wives"  TechBear_Seattle   Dec-14-07 06:19 PM   #12 
  - the only married gay couple I've met call each other "wife"  GloriaSmith   Dec-14-07 06:31 PM   #15 
  - I think officially the term is partner.  lunatica   Dec-14-07 06:36 PM   #16 
  - I call my boyfriend many things!  FreeState   Dec-14-07 06:43 PM   #17 

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