This page is about the slang term straight.

Meaning: heterosexual, not gay

For example:

  • We have two sons; Ben and James. Ben is gay and James is straight and we love them both dearly.

  • Why do we feel we have to label people as straight or gay or whatever? Aren't human beings a bit too complicated for that?

Quick Quiz:

If someone is straight, their partner will probably

a. not be straight

b. be of the same gender

c. be of a different gender

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Contributor: Matt Errey