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queer [3 records]

Record 1 2021-05-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
DEF

A person whose sexual orientation or gender identity differs from the normative binary vision of gender and sexuality.

OBS

queer person; queer: The term "queer" has been reappropriated by gender and sexual minorities in an attempt to transform it from an insult into a symbol of self-determination and freedom. As such, for some people, it has a strong political connotation.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie
  • Sociologie
DEF

Personne dont l'orientation sexuelle ou l'identité de genre diffère de la vision binaire normative des genres et des sexualités.

OBS

personne queer; queer : Les minorités sexuelles et de genre se sont réapproprié le terme « queer » pour en faire un symbole d'autodétermination et de libération plutôt qu'une insulte. Ainsi, pour certaines personnes, il a une forte connotation politique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Psicología
  • Sociología
OBS

Utilizado de forma peyorativa con relación a la sexualidad, "queer" ha designado [...] la falta de decoro y la anormalidad de las prácticas y orientaciones de los homosexuales y las lesbianas. Los discursos políticos del activismo gay y lesbiano recuperan y reincorporan este término reprobador en su defensa de la diferencia sexual y su cuestionamiento de las categorías basadas en las identidades sexuales y de género convencionales.

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Record 2 2021-05-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
DEF

Referring to a person whose sexual orientation or gender identity differs from the normative binary vision of gender and sexuality.

OBS

queer: The term "queer" has been reappropriated by gender and sexual minorities in an attempt to transform it from an insult into a symbol of self-determination and freedom. As such, for some people, it has a strong political connotation.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Psychologie
  • Sociologie
DEF

Se dit d'une personne dont l'orientation sexuelle ou l'identité de genre diffère de la vision binaire normative des genres et des sexualités.

OBS

queer : Les minorités sexuelles et de genre se sont réapproprié le terme « queer » pour en faire un symbole d'autodétermination et de libération plutôt qu'une insulte. Ainsi, pour certaines personnes, il a une forte connotation politique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Psicología
  • Sociología
OBS

Representa las sexualidades que traspasan las fronteras de lo aceptado socialmente: la vida heterosexual, mo­nógama y entre personas de la misma edad y clase social, entre otros.

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Record 3 2019-10-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • General Vocabulary
  • Translation
DEF

Differing in some way from what is usual or normal: odd, strange, weird.

CONT

Alice took up the fan and gloves, and, as the hall was very hot, she kept fanning herself all the time she went on talking! "Dear, dear! How queer everything is to-day! … "

French

Domaine(s)
  • Vocabulaire général
  • Traduction
DEF

Qui intrigue, surprend; bizarre, singulier.

CONT

Je lui trouve un air tout drôle.

Spanish

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