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New Word of the Week: ‘Ecosexual’

So just as I was getting used to ‘metrosexual’ rolling off my tongue in cocktail hour conversation, there’s a new term in town: ‘ecosexual’. I doubt it’s unique to our city, but this month’s San Francisco magazine uses the word to describe people who consider ecological and environmental factors when looking for romance.

They make it sound like this is new. I guess that’s what happens when you live in the city – you never go to Berkeley or Santa Cruz where this has been prevalent since the 60’s. Do you know any vegans who would be happy with their partner putting a big slab of pork on their plate for dinner? Of course not, that’s ridiculous. But in the day and age of x+sexual=exciting reading, they had to come up with something, I guess.