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Umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities who are not heterosexual or are not cisgender. Wikipedia

  • Belief that heterosexuality is the default, preferred, or normal mode of sexual orientation. It assumes the gender binary (i.e., that there are only two distinct, opposite genders) and that sexual and marital relations are most fitting between people of opposite sex. Wikipedia

  • Socio-political system where (primarily) cisgender males and heterosexuals have authority over cisgender females and over other sexual orientations and gender identities. Term that emphasizes that discrimination of women and LGBTQ people has the same sexist social principle. Wikipedia

  • LGBT stereotypes

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) stereotypes are conventional, formulaic generalizations, opinions, or images based on the sexual orientations or gender identities of LGBT people. Increased reliance on generalizations. Wikipedia

  • Word for a sexual orientation or sexual identity that is not heterosexual. Norm and how a particular group is different from that norm". Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality

    Romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender. Enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same sex. Wikipedia

  • Sexual orientation

    Enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender. Sometimes identified as the fourth category. Wikipedia

  • Gender and sexual diversity (GSD), or simply sexual diversity, refers to all the diversities of sex characteristics, sexual orientations and gender identities, without the need to specify each of the identities, behaviors, or characteristics that form this plurality. In the Western world, generally simple classifications are used to describe sexual orientation (heterosexuals, homosexuals and bisexuals), gender identity (transgender and cisgender), and related minorities (intersex), gathered under the acronyms LGBT or LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual people, and sometimes intersex people); however, other cultures have other ways of understanding the sex and gender systems. Wikipedia

  • Pansexuality

    Sexual, romantic, or emotional attraction towards people regardless of their sex or gender identity. Pansexual people may refer to themselves as gender-blind, asserting that gender and sex are not determining factors in their romantic or sexual attraction to others. Wikipedia

  • Identity politics

    Term that describes a political approach wherein people of a particular religion, race, social background, class or other identifying factor develop political agendas and organize based upon the interlocking systems of oppression that affect their lives and come from their various identities. Identity politics centers the lived experiences of those facing various systems of oppression to better understand the ways in which racial, economic, sex-based, gender-based, and other forms of oppression are linked and to ensure that political agendas and political actions arising out of identity politics leave no one behind. Wikipedia

  • Pink capitalism

    Incorporation of the LGBT movement and sexual diversity to capitalism and the market economy, viewed especially in a critical lens as this incorporation pertains to the LGBT, Western, white, and affluent, upper middle class communities and market. Targeted inclusion of the gay community which has acquired sufficient purchasing power to generate a market focused specifically on them. Wikipedia

  • Pioneer of the transgender community in Puerto Rico as well as the first person in Puerto Rico to change the gender designation on their birth certificate following gender confirmation surgery. A native of Puerto Rico, Santiago had gender confirmation surgery in 1975 at the age of 28 while living in New York City. Wikipedia

  • Heterosexuality

    Romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender. Enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to persons of the opposite sex; it "also refers to a person's sense of identity based on those attractions, related behaviors, and membership in a community of others who share those attractions." Wikipedia

  • Pejorative term, especially in the U.S., for an effeminate boy or man, with connotations of being homosexual or cowardly. Pejorative term for a boy or man who is not traditionally masculine, and shows possible signs of fragility. Wikipedia

  • Act of disclosing an LGBT person's sexual orientation or gender identity without that person's consent. Outing gives rise to issues of privacy, choice, hypocrisy, and harm in addition to sparking debate on what constitutes common good in efforts to combat homophobia and heterosexism. Wikipedia

  • OutHistory

    Website about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and heterosexual history, and, more generally, gender and sexual history. Almanac, archive, article, bibliography, book, encyclopedia, library, and museum. Wikipedia

  • Queer pornography depicts performers with various gender identities and sexual orientations interacting and exploring genres of desire and pleasure in unique ways. These conveyed interactions distinctively seek to challenge the conventional modes of portraying and experiencing sexually explicit content. Wikipedia

  • Straight ally

    Heterosexual and cisgender person who supports equal civil rights, gender equality, and LGBT social movements, challenging homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia. Not everyone who meets this definition identifies as an "ally". Wikipedia

  • Process of exploration by people who may be unsure, still exploring, or concerned about applying a social label to themselves for various reasons. Sometimes added to the end of the acronym LGBT ; the "Q" can refer to either queer or questioning. Wikipedia

  • Gender studies

    Interdisciplinary academic field devoted to analysing gender identity and gendered representation. It includes women's studies (concerning women, feminism, gender, and politics), men's studies and queer studies. Wikipedia

  • Fag stag and fruit fly are slang terms for a heterosexual man who either enjoys, prefers the company of (or simply has numerous friends who are), gay or bisexual people. The latter term comes from the derogatory term for homosexuals (fruit). Wikipedia

  • Group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society. Primarily used to refer to LGB or non-heterosexual individuals, it can also refer to transgender, non-binary (including third gender ) or intersex individuals. Wikipedia

  • Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and American Studies at Yale University. Previously professor of African American and Gender and Women's Studies in the African American Studies Department at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Wikipedia

  • Personal sense of one's own gender. Gender identity can correlate with a person's assigned sex at birth or can differ from it. Wikipedia

  • Gender Trouble

    Book by the philosopher Judith Butler, in which the author argues that gender is a kind of improvised performance. Influential in feminism, women's studies, and lesbian and gay studies, and has also enjoyed widespread popularity outside of traditional academic circles. Wikipedia

  • Heterosexual practice or identity that is controversially called queer, a term that was traditionally used to describe individuals or anything that is strange, different, and out of the ordinary. First discussed in the mid-1990s, critically within radical feminism, and as a positive identification by Clyde Smith in a paper delivered at a conference in Amsterdam in 1997; In 2003, The Village Voice published an article called "The Queer Heterosexual", which has since been cited by others using the term. Wikipedia

  • Transfeminism

    Transfeminism, also written trans feminism, has been defined by scholar and activist Emi Koyama as "a movement by and for trans women who view their liberation to be intrinsically linked to the liberation of all women and beyond." Also open to other queers, intersex people, trans men, non-trans women, non-trans men and others who are sympathetic toward needs of trans women and consider their alliance with trans women to be essential for their own liberation." Wikipedia

  • Queer studies

    Study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity usually focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender dysphoria, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex people and cultures. Examination of the identity, lives, history, and perception of queer people. Wikipedia

  • Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    American academic scholar in the fields of gender studies, queer theory (queer studies), and critical theory. Sedgwick published several books considered "groundbreaking" in the field of queer theory, including Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire (1985), Epistemology of the Closet (1990), and Tendencies (1993). Wikipedia

  • Gender role

    Social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for a person based on that person's biological or perceived sex. Gender roles are usually centered on conceptions of masculinity and femininity, although there are exceptions and variations. Wikipedia

  • Nationalism and gender

    Impacted by the development of nationalism. Sometimes referred to as "gendered nationalism," gender and nationalism describes the phenomena whereby conceptions of the state or nation, including notions of citizenship, sovereignty, or national identity contribute to or arise in relation to gender roles. Wikipedia

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  • He is best known for his best-selling novels Last Summer, Looking for It, and Full Circle and for his five essay collections in the "Trials of My Queer Life" series.Michael Thomas Ford-Wikipedia
  • Waters often employs the word "queer" to describe the unusual or remarkable, instead of its post-1922 connotation to refer to homosexuality.Tipping the Velvet-Wikipedia
  • The Bendigo Queer Film Festival (BQFF) is one of Australia's few regional annual festivals celebrating the Queer film genre.Bendigo-Wikipedia
  • They are one of the only group of spirits directly tied to these characteristics and those who become possessed (through spirit possession) often are women or Masisi (Feminine and or Queer men).Erzulie-Wikipedia
  • Queer scientists submit short descriptions of their lives to the organization; these are manually checked and proof-read before being posted to the group's website.500 Queer Scientists-Wikipedia
  • After several years of study he left his doctorate unfinished to pursue a career in cinema and went on to direct films related to his research on Queer.Antony Hickling-Wikipedia

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