queer Definitions


pertaining to sexual or gender behaviour or identity which does not conform to conventional heterosexual or cisgender norms, assumptions etc.




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to reevaluate or reinterpret (a work) with an eye to sexual orientation and/or to gender, as by applying queer theory.

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  • stress levels for queer youth, as for all youth, depend on how much support and acceptance they experience in everyday settings (home, school, community) as opposed to hurt and rejection. today, though, the odds of a harsh social environment are much higher for queer youth than for those who don’t identify as queer. everydayhealth.com

  • slowly things got into order, and rapidly rumors of the new experiment went abroad, causing many strange spirits to nock thither, for in those days communities were the fashion and transcendentalism raged wildly. some came to look on and laugh, some to be supported in poetic idleness, a few to believe sincerely and work heartily. each member was allowed to mount his favorite hobby and ride it to his heart's content. very queer were some of the riders, and very rampant some of the hobbies. factmonster.com

  • queeret is a blog and community for introvert queers to share each other’s company in queer, quiet, and sober gatherings called qalms. josh hersh started queeret (a merging of the words queer and quiet) as an instagram account. originally based in brooklyn, it has grown quickly and so far has hosted meetups in about a dozen cities across america. on the blog, you’ll find thoughtful content about bringing calm and sobriety to queer spaces, plus podcasts, interviews, and event listings. healthline.com

  • and they're holding a picture of priscilla swan, who self-identifies as queer. and so this is just a demonstration of how we at health and hospitals promote diversity within our institution. and of course here are other pictures, a few more for you to look at just to show how diverse health and hospitals is, and how we are reflective of the patients in which we serve. hhs.gov

  • (a). a strange or eccentric person. in whist, etc., when a wrong card is played, the partner says to himself, “that is a queer card,” which, being transferred to the player, means he is a queer card to play in such a manner. hence any eccentric person, who does not act in accordance with social rules, is a “queer card” infoplease.com

  • queer: the ultimate lgbt guide for teens db74201 4 hours 34 minutes by kathy belge and marke bieschke read by jill fox guide to assist teens who find themselves questioning their own sexual orientations. provides insight into what it means to be queer, encourages embracing it, and discusses approaches to overcoming other people’s phobias. includes advice on coming out, dating, relationships, and sex. for senior high and older readers. 2011. loc.gov

  • los miembros de la comunidad lgbtq+ incluyen personas que son lesbianas, gays, bisexuales, transgénero y queer (en proceso de averiguarlo), además de aquellos que tienen otras identidades y orientaciones de género. las personas homosexuales, lesbianas, bisexuales y transgénero tienen problemas de salud especiales, además de los habituales que afectan a la mayoría de los hombres y mujeres. en esta página encontrará información sobre los problemas de salud específicos de la comunidad lgbtq+ . medlineplus.gov

  • in medicine, the term "hard-to-reach" encompasses socially and economically isolated patients as well as those with access problems due to geography. it includes lgbtq (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and "queer") individuals, the homeless, the undocumented, those with mental illness or substance use disorders, sex workers, and other vulnerable people, he said. medpagetoday.com

  • resolve: the national infertility association: this web site provides general information about infertility, possible treatments and solutions (such as adopting or using a surrogate), and financial issues, as well as links to support groups, ways to manage stress, and advice for friends and family. it also includes resources to help lgbtq+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual or transgender, and queer and/or questioning) people have children. merckmanuals.com