gay for the stay

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gay for the stay (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) of a normally heterosexual person, engaging in homosexual sex acts when segregated from the opposite sex.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The phrase is normally used in a jail or prison setting, but it can also be applied to a gender segregated school. Example, the magazine FEMME FATALE, Heidi Fleiss regarding her time in prison quoted as saying "I was gay for the stay."