When Did The Word 'Gay' Stop Meaning 'Happy'?

posted by @RadioHouston - 

Most people know that the word "gay" used to refer to a feeling of "happiness"... and some people have inferred that to be the reason we use the word today to refer to sexual identity, but the actual history is far deeper than we realize.

It wasn't that long ago that "gay" was used to describe brightly-colored clothing... another meaning was "lighthearted"... and again, interestingly related to our use of the term today.

Hit up the video above to learn so much more about what "gay" means and get your Pride Month celebration started with a knowledge bomb!

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