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  genderqueer - Information from Reference.com
And being genderqueer has the potential to be a hell of a lot of fun.
Genderqueer is a term for people who feel that their gender identities or gender
Genderqueer is defined as: “a gender identity of both, neither or some combination
www.reference.com /search?q=genderqueer&db=web   (0 words)

 Genderqueer follow-up - July 2004
Some genderqueers do fit into the stereotypical gender roles expected of their sex, but still reject gender as a social construct.
Still other people identify as genderqueer since, though they are cisgendered [ a neologism meaning "not transgender"], they do not fit many of society's expecations for the gender in which they identify.
Some believe claiming a genderqueer identity is giving self-permission to act out, to not commit to being responsible, and/or being able to rudely react to those who think they should dress, act, or be more gender-traditional This may be true for some.
www.forge-forward.org /socialsupport/gq-july2004.html   (0 words)

  Genderqueer :: Transgendered : RSS Directory : Gourt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A genderqueer person is someone who identifies as a gender other than "man" or "woman," or someone who identifies as neither, both, or some combination thereof.
The commonality is that all genderqueer people reject the notion that there are only two genders in the world.
The term genderqueer is also occasionally used more broadly as an adjective to refer to people who are in some way gender-transgressive, and could have any gender identity (see 2 below).
society.gourt.com /Transgendered/Genderqueer.html   (846 words)

 Genderqueer - Definition, explanation
A genderqueer person is part of a group of people who do not feel that they fit into the traditional two-gender or gender-binary system.
Some people use "genderqueer" as a politicized version of the term androgyne, which describes persons who have the gender identity of both a man and a woman or neither.
The term pansexual exists specifically in reference to the genderqueer understanding of gender, as it reflects a non-binary understanding of gender and its interplay with sexuality.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/g/ge/genderqueer.php   (429 words)

 Gender Skirmishes
Genderqueer critique of the supposed normativity of transsexuals is a new form of disregarding and insulting the crucial legitimacy of transgender identity.
Genderqueer ideological attacks on trans identity I consider to be a gross mistake, a gravely destructive misdirection of energy that is doing severe, long term damage to building effective movements for the liberation and self-determination of gender-variant people.
Genderqueer people who choose to modify their bodies with hormones are required to lie about their own identities and experiences, often performing as conventional transsexuals.
www.deadletters.biz /skirmishes.html   (10790 words)

 Urban Dictionary: genderqueer
A person who is Genderqueer is not transgendered, though the option is open to transition.
Genderqueer is most commonly used to describe a person who feels that his/her gender identity does not fit into the socially constructed "norms" associated with his/her biological sex.
Genderqueer is an identity that falls anywhere between man/boy/male and woman/girl/female on the spectrum of gender identities.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=genderqueer&defid=1933643   (232 words)

 Being Genderqueer
Yes, Genderqueer is rooted in Queer Theory which is itself rooted in Postmodernism — all of which are most at home within the walls of academia: one can almost make a career studying and arguing postmodern theory.
It is for this reason that I characterize Genderqueer as operating at a meta level with respect to other gendered identities.
From this perspective, Genderqueer can be thought of as the superset of gendered identities, of which man, woman, trans, etc are but a few.
cydathria.com /ms_donna/genderqueer.html   (1006 words)

It has been seen as in use primarily with youth communities and those who are white and where born female and are now along the masculine spectrum, but there are many folks along the age spectrum that use it to describe themselves and those who where born male and are along the feminine spectrum.
genderqueer by my definition is one who rejects the binary gender roles set up by this society.
I think genderqueer is what you get when you refuse to limit yourself to the culturally-defined stereotypes of gender.
www.transgendermichigan.org /genderqueer.html   (485 words)

 DaVinci: Society> Transgendered> Genderqueer
- An essay explaining intergendered (a related term to genderqueer).
Includes a frequently asked questions (FAQ) on genderqueer versus intersexed, transgender, and transsexual.
For the growing subgroup within the transgendered community who do not identify as either a 'man' or 'woman', but as somewhere inbetween, or as neither, placing themselves 'outside' of the gender 'spectrum' completely
www.bluegrassdavinci.com /ODP/Society/Transgendered/Genderqueer   (308 words)

 glbtq >> social sciences >> Genderqueer
The term "genderqueer" began to be commonly used at the turn of the twenty-first century by youth who feel that their gender identities and/or gender expressions do not correspond to the gender assigned to them at birth, but who do not want to transition to the "opposite" gender.
Thus, while genderqueers commonly refuse to conform to traditional (trans)gender expectations, there is no one way to enact or express a genderqueer identity.
And as more and more people identify as genderqueer, the less society will be able to foster and enforce a male/female gender dichotomy.
www.glbtq.com /social-sciences/genderqueer.html   (625 words)

 we have brains
Genderqueer theory really has the same goal, though perhaps for somewhat different reasons---where feminism is focused on eradicating gender prescription in order to liberate women from a state of oppression, genderqueerness seeks to eradicate gender prescription in order to liberate the individual from a state of oppression.
Where genderqueer may err on the side of promoting gender by playing with it and multiplying it into many genders, feminism often errs on the side of promoting gender by celebrating "woman" thereby reinforcing the gender system.
I honestly believe that genderqueer ideology and feminism are, as I said, two sides of one coin and I think that they will eventually be able to see that and work together.
www.wehavebrains.com /archives/001222.html   (2596 words)

 Got Questions? Get Answers.: Genderqueer?
I am personally not genderqueer but I have a friend who I think might be and I just wanted to ask a few questions about what it means to be gender queer.
So, if your best friend has said genderqueer is the ID they wish to use, then lo, your best friend is genderqueer.
It's a tricky thing to address, because a lot of what your friend seems to be saying is that she just is not liking living life as a woman in our culture, which is an experience a lot of women have, obviously.
www.scarleteen.com /forum/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=25;t=000214   (0 words)

 Genderqueer Transgendered Society
System shows how men can develop a femimine side but still not be a wimp and how women can become tough, but still be femimine.
Includes a frequently asked questions (FAQ) on genderqueer versus intersexed, transgender, and transsexual.
This page includes information about castration and may be offensive or inappropriate for some.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Society/Transgendered/Genderqueer   (308 words)

 How To Be Genderqueer - Thailand Forum
Someone who is "genderqueer," for example, views the gender options as more than just male and female or doesn't fit into the binary male-female system.
And genderbending and genderqueerness aren't as prevalent among people of color, said Mateo Cruz, who's Latino and a staff member at the Pacific Center, Berkeley's LGBT center.
Genderqueer: Someone who views the gender options as more than just male and female or who doesn't fit into the binary male-female system.
www.thaivisa.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=6117   (3937 words)

 Genderqueer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It allows me to be and act however i want to, without worrying about whether or not i'm being too "feminine" or too "masculine" (although, admittedly, i have a long way to go until i get rid of my internalized, knee-jerk reactions against all that is hyper-feminine).
And being genderqueer has the potential to be a hell of a lot of fun.
Having come out as genderqueer to lots of the people in my life has made things a lot easier than they were back in May when i wrote the previous entry here.
home.earthlink.net /~hugdyke/gender1.html   (3453 words)

Genderqueer people may transition physically with surgery, hormones, electrolysis, and other practices, or they may not choose to alter their bodies by these means.
Some genderqueer people view gender as a continuum between man and woman, with the two traditional genders at the two poles and their own genderqueer place as somewhere within the continuum.
Some genderqueer people prefer to have people alternate between he and she (and/or gender neutral pronouns) in reference to them, and some prefer the use only of their name and no pronouns at all.
www.myspace.com /kingtuffnstuff   (1572 words)

 The Daily Bruin - Genderqueer’s fluidity beneficial for all
Most of us have heard of what it means to be transgender, but of the 20 students I asked, only one knew what it meant to be genderqueer: a person who doesn’t fit into the traditional two-gender system, but instead identifies somewhere in between the two genders, or as a completely different gender.
Basically, genderqueer expression is about being who you want to be, not what society expects you to be.
The term genderqueer gives you a word to associate with while not belonging to the convention of binary genders.
www.dailybruin.ucla.edu /news/2005/oct/06/igenderqueers-fluidity-benefic   (956 words)

 gender bender designs : CafePress.com
These items have the genderqueer design in green.
The base price as well as the final price are listed so that you know exactly how much I make from each purchase.
Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the Terms of Service.
www.cafepress.com /genderqueer   (0 words)

 Amazon.com: Genderqueer: Voices from Beyond the Sexual Binary: Books: Joan Nestle,Riki Wilchins,Clare Howell   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a transgendered person, I have a number of books on the topic, including Riki Wilchins' excellent "Read My Lips." However this is the one that I find myself repeatedly grabbing for non-transgendered friends and family to highlight ideas and create awareness of the range of gender expression and identity issues.
A number of the authors are brutal in their honesty, coarse in their language, and express disturbing opinions.
Ranging the length of queer gender from intersexuals to transexuals to femmes, "GenderQueer" doesn't leave any gender stone unturned, and expands the gay and lesbian rights debate to include gender issues, which the editors feel are at the core of the argument and of the harassment of queers and perceived queers in the United States.
www.amazon.com /Genderqueer-Voices-Beyond-Sexual-Binary/dp/1555837301   (1561 words)

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The Los Angeles Chapter of GenderQueer Revolution usually has Coffeetalk at Cafe Tropical, (on the corner of Sunset and Parkman in Silverlake), a friendly Cuban bakery with some of the best coffee in LA in a large, comfortable back room where we can freely talk, connect, and find sustenance for our gender-gifted souls.
Mike/Michelle Dennis is a male bodied, heterosexual (attracted to women, bio and trans), with a transgender gender identity, and genderqueer in gender expression.
My talk will be about genderqueer and how GQR offers a place to everyone of all genders, including those in male-to-female communities of fluid gender.
computerconsultingservices.net /gqr/news.htm   (3417 words)

 Transcending Gender » Trans and Genderqueer on Campus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Former part-time student and commission member Max Gries said there were a lot of challenges to face as a genderqueer (Gries’ preferred term for transgender) person on the University campus.
Gries said genderqueer students often are targets of violent crimes.
I never thought of “genderqueer” as a synonym for “transgender.”; I always thought that the identification was different, but I suppose the answer always boils down to a fact-specific context involing a given individual’s understanding and experience.
www.jenburke.com /2006/10/09/trans-and-genderqueer-on-campus   (652 words)

 Evelien's Diary: Genderqueer
"The word "Genderqueer" has been cropping up a lot recently, and seems to be taking hold with a lot of people.
Transgender and genderqueeer activist Taryn Levitt, founder of the Boston-based group "Beyond Binary" (and a San Francisco GQ group before that), talks about what it means to him to be genderqueer, and how that outlook informs his activism.
The audio download is available in MP3 and in Real Audio format on the program #470 page.
www.xs4all.nl /~everts/blogger/2004/07/genderqueer.html   (222 words)

 Trans-Forming Feminism Conference   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This paper deals explicitly with the new emergence of Genderqueer identities and the related discomfort with a traditionally binding two gender system.
Kai is a drag king, has worked on several political campaigns, and is an editor and contributor for several zines.
He is self-identified Genderqueer and intends his thesis to focus on Genderqueer policies and gender identity disorder.
www.transformfeminism.com /kohlsdorf.htm   (149 words)

 Genderqueer | Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queerying Gender is an informal discussion group that will offer an opportunity to meet others, share information and explore in a confidential and secure atmosphere.
For now, meetings are limited to transgender individuals (FTM, MTF, genderqueer, other-gendered, etc.) and those who are questioning their gender.
Whether you are new to thinking about your gender, well-established in your identity, FTM, trans, genderqueer, MTF, part of any of these communities because of the people you love, or simply questioning the role of gender in your life, FTM 2006: A Gender Odyssey is open to you.
www.intraa.org /taxonomy/term/40   (707 words)

 Genderqueer Transgendered Society
Genderqueer: Writing - personal pages - and mailing lists for genderqueers: folks who bend gender past the binary norms of man - woman and FTM - MTF - and land somewhere else entirely.
Articles written by a transsexual genderqueer woman which give distinctions between transsexuals and genderqueers.
A web 'zine intended to provide an artistic, emotional, intellectual, and social outlet for people who identify as genderqueer.
www.en.interactiva.org /Genderqueer/Society/Transgendered   (317 words)

 publish.nyc.indymedia.org | Prisoners: New Regs May Deny Reentry of Genderqueer Folk to U.S
This leaves the bulk of our genderqueer citizens locked out of the ability to enter and return to the US.
No one is quite clear on how the law is going to take into account genderqueer folk, or even if it will.
All content is free for reprint and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere, for non-commercial use, unless otherwise noted by author.
nyc.indymedia.org /or/2007/01/82060.html   (1152 words)

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