"Ik ben homo."

Translation:I am gay.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ReneeDubuc

IK BEN HOMO OOK!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulineStinson
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I really don't see why people who give a downvote to this statement are learning Dutch.. if you have something against gays, please skip The Netherlands.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DanielleMu1

Is this a politically correct term or are there more correct ways to say this?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lkjkorn
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From my experience (a handful of years watching TV in Dutch, listening to radio, etc.) this is your best option. I've also encountered "ik ben homofiel" in a few books, which is a nice expression too.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/efisgpr
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Dank je wel! :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PaulineStinson
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You could also say homoseksueel. I think homo is used the most, and in my experience, it's not something that is perceived to be offensive. Depends on the tone of voice, of course.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yurell
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Is this just gay men, or does it include lesbians? Is it a term used for everyone with queer sexualites (e.g. bisexuals, pansexuals, hetero-/homoflexie), or only for those who are exclusively same-sex attracted?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/El2theK
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All homosexuals, so men and women who are only attracted to people of the same sex.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Yurell
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Thank you :)

2 years ago
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