Over the last 50 years, language around sexuality and gender has shifted and changed in incredible ways. New words have been born; other words have changed meanings and usages. One of the more complex of these words is queer, a word that entered the language of sexuality and gender as a derogatory term but is now worn and embraced with pride by many.
Queer is a multi-faceted word that is used in different ways and means different things to different people. Here are some ways that queer is used today:
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Last updated on Monday, September 10, 2012.
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