The chubby community is a subculture in the gay community. Chubbies or "chubs" are gay men who are overweight or obese. Although there is some overlap between the chubby community and the bear community , the chubby culture is its own distinct subculture and community. It is somewhat parallel to the fat admirer subculture which centers around Big Beautiful Women. The latter subculture is primarily heterosexual , and there is some overlap with the fat acceptance movement. There are bars, organizations and social events specifically catering to this subculture.
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I wanted a glimpse of the life I could have — someone who looked like me and could understand my struggle. It was what gay society told me was the pinnacle of male beauty. For a long time, I thought that coming out would open doors to a place where I could be open about my identity without judgement. As gay men, we all go through an emotional journey to discover a sense of self; to allow ourselves to be vulnerable enough to come out and let our lives fall into place. And while I found acceptance in innumerable ways through friends, coming out also meant entering a world brimming with a distinct, ubiquitous form of discrimination — where racism runs rampant and everyone is boxed into manufactured stereotypes. I learned quickly that some of the most blatant racism in the gay community is pointed at Asian men.
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It has been used in various languages since the early 20th century as a means by which members of the LGBT community identify themselves and speak in code with brevity and speed to others. Because of sodomy laws and threat of prosecution due to the criminalization of homosexuality , LGBT slang has served as an argot or cant , a secret language and a way for the LGBT community to communicate with each other publicly without revealing their sexual orientation to others. During the first seven decades of the 20th century, a specific form of Polari was developed by gay men and lesbians in urban centres of the United Kingdom within established LGBT communities. Although there are differences, contemporary British gay slang has adopted many Polari words. Slang is ephemeral.