gay: HOMOSEXUAL. Refers to both homosexual men and homosexual women (also called LESBIANS).
babe: Usually softcore, this niche features girls that are considered extremely attractive. Beautiful and young female models.
hardcore: Explicit movies or videos that show genitals, especially an erect penis, and often include penetration. In this meaning, "hardcore" is the exact opposite of SOFTCORE. But for many porn videos, it just means an intense or dangerous sexual activity.