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 n.— «A “boi” describes a boyish gay guy or a biological female with a male presentation.…Justin, who is 19 and didn’t want to use his last name because he’s not out to his family as transgender, calls himself a “boi”—with an “i”—because he feels like a boy—with a “y”—but “I don’t have the boy parts, as much as I wish I did.”» —“Nuances of gay identities reflected in new language ” by Rona Marech San Francisco Chronicle (California) Feb. 8, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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