The Brief: "Geigh" is an intentional misspelling of the word "gay."
“Geigh” is commonly used online to label certain behaviors or people as gay. As “geigh” is spelled differently from gay, it’s often used as a more subtle way to talk about gay topics. The term is used in a variety of contexts including playful and positive ones from LGBTQ+ people and in negative homophobic comments.
I’m a lotta geigh pic.twitter.com/D3A2m5Crj9
— 🦋 (@simply_lay_) February 5, 2021