Pomosexual


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
A portmanteau of pomo, short for postmodernism, and sexual, used as a noun—a person who shuns labels (e.g., heterosexual and homosexual, which define people by their sexual preferences)—and as an adjective, referring to such a person or to the philosophy of pomosexuality
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Others have referred to it as "queerdom's own ironic social theory, which developed to let us criticize (particularly heterocentrist) relations of power." Carol Queen & Lawrence Schimel, Introduction to POMOSEXUALS: CHALLENGING ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT GENDER AND SEXUALITY 19, 21 (Carol Queen & Lawrence Schimel eds., 1997).
Schimel (Eds.), Pomosexuals: Challenging assumptions about gender and sexuality (.pp.
reprinted in PoMoSEXUALS: CHALLENGING ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT GENDER AND
1 (New York: Vintage Books, 1990); Carol Queen & Lawrence Schimel, eds., PoMoSexuals: Challenging Assumptions About Gender and Sexuality (San Francisco: Cleis Press, 1997).