The Gay Nineties

Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Mon Apr 24 13:00:40 UTC 2000

This is a real goody -- another gleaning from my word-of-the-semester
project in HOTEL:  A student whose word was "gay" said that before
this semester she had always assumed that "the Gay Nineties" was a
reference to the 1990s, when "so many people came out of the closet."
   --Natalie Maynor (maynor at

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