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queer

And a slang term referring to male homosexuality.
References in classic literature ?
Bert's sense of the queerness of this experience was so keen that it blotted out any fear he might have felt.
American promiscuity, goodness knew, had been strange to him, but it was nothing to the queerness of American criticism.
Kamel also works as a journalist and editor and writes "about identity, language, sexuality, queerness, gender, oppression, femininity, trauma, family, lineage, globalisation, loss and food.
It does not include heterosexuality under the umbrella of normality, nor does it shun straight people who want to explore queerness for themselves.
For Lucky, the rugby house is a sanctuary, a place where her queerness is protected and embraced.
While embracing the way queerness has long permeated the horror genre, Monsters also presents lesbian love (and sex) as a kind of haven in the storm or an antidote to the horrors (sexual and otherwise) that seem to inundate Karen's world.
Showcasing the results of several years of research, it will make visible the themes of sexuality, gender identity and queerness that lie at the heart of some of Britain's most significant contemporary works.
The documentary records of, for example, Period of Adjustment and Kingdom of Earth might have provided backup, given the interest they reveal in queerness and, in the latter instance, homosexual and heterosexual rape.
For him, the complexity of Caribbean queerness is often problematically viewed through the lens of Western white definitions, at once stigmatized and short-sighted.
And where there's art and queerness there are Jews, right?
My queerness is built on the core value and belief that all human beings should have the freedom to express themselves in their most authentic way without barriers or confines within the gender binary our society has forced upon us.
This volume contains 26 essays that examine queerness in video games.