Last edited 16 Mar 2021

Queer

Stonewall states: ‘Queer is a term used by those wanting to reject specific labels of romantic orientation, sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It can also be a way of rejecting the perceived norms of the LGBT community (racism, sizeism, ableism etc). Although some LGBT people view the word as a slur, it was reclaimed in the late 80s by the queer community who have embraced it.’

Ref https://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice/faqs-and-glossary/glossary-terms

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