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"...is openly lesbian."
Isn't it "openly gay"? If so, why is "openly lesbian" incorrect? Someone handed me something to read, and "openly lesbian" stuck out to me.
- It sounds awkward, but probably isn't technically incorrect. Openly-gay is preferred.
- [quote] why is "openly lesbian" incorrect?
It's not incorrect. And 'lesbian' in relation to a woman is much clearer than 'gay'.
- 'Openly-gay' means she is out about her sexuality.
'Openly-lesbian' means she proudly displays her collection of beer cans, NHL memorabilia, power tools and running shoes in her apartment.
- 'Lesbian' has too many unflattering, outmoded connotations.
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