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  1. MOTSS

    MOTSS refers to gay or bisexual encounters or relationships. The acronym is gender and sexual orientation inclusive in sentences like, "Flirting with MOTSS in public can draw unwanted attention," or "There is a strong bias favoring MOTOS relationships." The acronyms were popularized in the early years of usenet possibly starting on soc.singles. "net.motss" was chosen in 1983 as a name for one of the first LGBT newsgroups as an inside term to avoid having a highly visible gay-related newsgroup name. net.motss changed name to soc.motss in 1987.

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  1. MOTSS

    [from the 1970 U.S. census forms via Usenet] Member Of The Same Sex, esp. one considered as a possible sexual partner. The gay-issues newsgroup on Usenet is called soc.motss. See MOTOS and MOTAS, which derive from it. See also SO.

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