Same Pur­pose

HK Magazine - - UPFRONT -

Def­i­ni­tion: Orig­i­nally “com­rade,” now “gay.”

Ori­gin: Once a com­mon Com­mu­nist Party greet­ing, the term was re­de­fined in the 90s to form a more col­lo­quial term for “ho­mo­sex­ual.” Now refers to the en­tire LGBTI spec­trum.

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