Urningism (urn'ing-izm) is a now largely disused term for homosexuality, invented in 1864 by Karl Heinrich Ulrichs. Related terms included uranist (for homosexual). Since its coining, the term homosexuality has aquired multiple meanings. ... Karl-Heinrich Ulrichs Karl-Heinrich Ulrichs (1825 – 1895), pioneer gay rights activist, was born in Westerfeld, in north-western Germany. ...
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