Genderqueer

Pronunciation:
|ˈjendər kwi(ə)r|
Definition:

The term used to describe an individual or a group who refuses to subscribe to a traditional gender identity and feels that his/ her gender does not fit within the social gender binary (male & female). Genderqueer is also known as non-binary or gender-expansive.

Someone who is genderqueer can identify as both male and female or will not identify with having any gender.

Instead of ‘he’ or ‘she’, a genderqueer person can be referenced as ‘ze’.

GQ is a commonly used acronym for the term Genderqueer.

Example:

Even though Eugene was born a male, ze doesn’t identify with any gender, he is genderqueer.

Simple Share Buttons