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American exceptionalism is an ideology holding the United States as unique among nations in positive or negative connotations, with respect to its ideas of democracy and personal freedom.
Anal sex or anal intercourse is generally the insertion and thrusting of the erect penis into a person's anus, or anus and rectum, for sexual pleasure.
Andrew Michael Sullivan (born 10 August 1963) is an English-born American author, editor, and blogger.
Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.
Artforum is an international monthly magazine specializing in contemporary art.
Asian Queer Film Festival (AQFF) is a film festival for LGBT audiences, held in Tokyo, Japan.
Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
Cisgender (often abbreviated to simply cis) is a term for people whose gender identity matches the sex that they were assigned at birth.
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the reflective assessment and critique of society and culture by applying knowledge from the social sciences and the humanities.
Cui Zi'en, born 1958, in Harbin in the People's Republic of China, is a film director, producer, film scholar, screenwriter, novelist and an outspoken LGBT activist based in Beijing.
Cultural assimilation is the process in which a minority group or culture comes to resemble those of a dominant group.
Deaf culture is the set of social beliefs, behaviors, art, literary traditions, history, values, and shared institutions of communities that are influenced by deafness and which use sign languages as the main means of communication.
Delhi Queer Pride Parade is organised by members of the Delhi Queer Pride Committee every last Sunday of November since 2008.
Duke University Press is an academic publisher of books and journals, and a unit of Duke University.
The English language in Northern England has been shaped by the region's history of settlement and migration, and today encompasses a group of related dialects known as Northern England English (or, simply, Northern English in the United Kingdom).
Equinox Publishing Ltd is an independent academic publisher founded in 2003 by Janet Joyce and based in Sheffield.
Essentialism is the view that every entity has a set of attributes that are necessary to its identity and function.
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.
An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, or a group of people, an individual person, or a language or dialect.
Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience, a book by Stanford anthropologist and bioethicist Katrina Karkazis, was published in 2008.
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.
Gay Shame is a movement from within the queer communities described as a radical alternative to gay mainstreaming and directly posits an alternative view of gay pride events and activities which have become increasingly commercialized with corporate sponsors and "safer" agendas to avoid offending supporters and sponsors.
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.
Gender and Language is a triannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering research on and debates about feminist research on gender and language.
The gender binary, also referred to as gender binarism (sometimes shortened to just binarism), is the classification of sex and gender into two distinct, opposite and disconnected forms of masculine and feminine.
Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis.
Gender variance, or gender nonconformity, is behavior or gender expression by an individual that does not match masculine and feminine gender norms.
Intersex people are born with variations in physical and sex characteristics including those of the chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".
glbtq.com was an online encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (GLBTQ) culture.
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal based published by Duke University Press.
Hate speech is speech that attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes such as race, religion, ethnic origin, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Heteronormativity is the belief that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (male and female) with natural roles in life.
Heterosexism is a system of attitudes, bias, and discrimination in favor of opposite-sex sexuality and relationships.
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender.
The history of science is the study of the development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural and social sciences.
Homonationalism describes the favorable association between a nationalist ideology and LGBTI people or their rights.
The words homophile and homophilia are dated terms for homosexuality.
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
i-D is a British bimonthly magazine dedicated to fashion, music, art and youth culture.
Iain Morland (born 1978) is a British music technologist and author.
In psychology, identity is the qualities, beliefs, personality, looks and/or expressions that make a person (self-identity) or group (particular social category or social group).
Imperialism is a policy that involves a nation extending its power by the acquisition of lands by purchase, diplomacy or military force.
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro ("in glass").
Inspector G. Lestrade, or Mr.
Intersectionality is an analytic framework which attempts to identify how interlocking systems of power impact those who are most marginalized in society.
Intersex people are born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".
Intersex people are born with sex characteristics, such as genitals, gonads, and chromosome patterns that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".
Intersex Human Rights Australia (IHRA) is a voluntary organisation for intersex people that promotes the human rights and bodily autonomy of intersex people in Australia, and provides education and information services.
The Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees (IRQR) is an advocacy group for LGBT rights in Iran.
Irish Queer Archive (IQA) (Cartlann Aerach na hÉireann) is a comprehensive collection of material in Ireland relating to homosexuality, LGBT literature and general queer studies.
John Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry (20 July 184431 January 1900) was a Scottish nobleman, remembered for his atheism, his outspoken views, his brutish manner, for lending his name to the "Queensberry Rules" that form the basis of modern boxing, and for his role in the downfall of author and playwright Oscar Wilde.
The KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival (also known as Mumbai International Queer Film Festival and Mumbai International Queer Film Festival) is an annual LGBT event that has been held in Mumbai, India since the year 2010.
Katrina Alicia Karkazis (born 1970) is a medical anthropologist and bioethicist at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University School of Medicine.
LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
LGBT history dates back to the first recorded instances of same-sex love and sexuality of ancient civilizations, involving the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and transgender (LGBT) peoples and cultures around the world.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT+ people in society.
Liberal conservatism is a political ideology combining conservative policies with liberal stances, especially on ethical and social issues, or a brand of political conservatism strongly influenced by liberalism.
Literary theory in a strict sense is the systematic study of the nature of literature and of the methods for analyzing literature.
The Mardi Gras Film Festival is an Australian LGBTIQ film festival held in Sydney, New South Wales annually as part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras celebrations.
The Melbourne Queer Film Festival is an annual LGBT film festival held in Melbourne, Australia.
A minority group refers to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, those who hold on to major positions of social power in a society.
Morgan Holmes is a Canadian sociologist and a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario.
National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) is an annual queer festival in San Francisco, established in 1998 to coincide with Pride Month.
Nationalism is a political, social, and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation, especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty (self-governance) over the homeland.
Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism refers primarily to the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism.
"New Queer Cinema" is a term first coined by the academic B. Ruby Rich in Sight & Sound magazine in 1992 to define and describe a movement in queer-themed independent filmmaking in the early 1990s.
The annual New York City LGBT Pride March, or New York City Pride March, traverses southward down Fifth Avenue and ends at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan.
Oral sex, sometimes referred to as oral intercourse, is sexual activity involving the stimulation of the genitalia of a person by another person using the mouth (including the lips, tongue or teeth) or throat.
Outburst Queer Arts Festival Belfast is Northern Ireland’s annual queer arts festival.
Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property.
A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something.
Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.
Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.
Post-structuralism is associated with the works of a series of mid-20th-century French, continental philosophers and critical theorists who came to be known internationally in the 1960s and 1970s.
Pride parades (also known as pride marches, pride events, and pride festivals) are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
Punk subculture includes a diverse array of ideologies, fashion, and other forms of expression, visual art, dance, literature and film.
QNews Magazine is a gay and lesbian (LGBTIQ) magazine published every second Friday, based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
The Queer Arts Festival is a multi-disciplinary arts festival produced annually in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Queer as Folk is an American-Canadian drama television series that ran from December 3, 2000 to August 7, 2005.
Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street.
Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March ("Azaadi" meaning "freedom" in Hindi and Urdu), also called Queer Azaadi March and Mumbai pride march, is an annual LGBTQIH pride parade that is held in the city of Mumbai, capital of Maharashtra, India.
Queer China, ‘Comrade’ China, directed by Cui Zi’en, is a 2008 independent Chinese documentary about homosexuality in China.
Initiative Against Homophobia (HOKI) was established in 2007 as the first LGBTQ organisation in Cyprus north aimed to deal with criminal law amendments of TRNC which criminalises same-sex relationships.
Queer Duck is an American animated series produced by Icebox.com that originally appeared on Icebox.com and later moved to the American cable television channel Showtime in 2000, where it aired as a follow-up feature of the American version of Queer as Folk.
Queer Eye is an American reality television series that premiered on the cable television network Bravo in July 2003.
LGBTQ migration is the movement of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people around the world and domestically, often to escape discrimination or ill treatment due to their sexuality.
Queer Nation is an LGBTQ activist organization founded in March 1990 in New York City, by HIV/AIDS activists from ACT UP.
Queer nationalism is a phenomenon related both to the gay and lesbian liberation movement and nationalism.
Queer pedagogy (QP) is an academic discipline devoted to exploring the intersection between queer theory and critical pedagogy, which are both grounded in Marxist critical theory.
Queer street is a colloquial term referring to a person being in some difficulty, most commonly financial.
Queer studies, sexual diversity studies, or LGBT studies is the study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity usually focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex people and cultures.
Queer theology is a theological method that has developed out of the philosophical approach of queer theory, built upon scholars such as Michel Foucault, Gayle Rubin, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Judith Butler.
Queer theory is a field of critical theory that emerged in the early 1990s out of the fields of queer studies and women's studies.
The Queer Youth Network (QYN) was a national non-profit-making organisation that was run by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people and is based in the United Kingdom.
Queercore (or homocore), is a cultural and social movement that began in the mid-1980s as an offshoot of punk.
Queering is the verb form of the word queer and comes from the shortened version of the phrase queer reading.
Queersicht is a gay and lesbian film festival held in Bern, Switzerland.
Marguerite Radclyffe Hall (12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author.
Rainbow Railroad is a Canadian charitable organization that helps lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals escape violence and persecution in their home countries.
In sociology and cultural studies, reappropriation or reclamation is the cultural process by which a group reclaims terms or artifacts that were previously used in a way disparaging of that group.
A resistant reading is a reading of a text which moves beyond the dominant cultural beliefs to challenge prevailing views.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
Self-hatred (also called self loathing) refers to an extreme dislike or hatred of oneself, or being angry at or even prejudiced against oneself.
The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
Sexology is the scientific study of human sexuality, including human sexual interests, behaviors and functions.
Sexual identity is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted.
Sexual intercourse (or coitus or copulation) is principally the insertion and thrusting of the penis, usually when erect, into the vagina for sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.
Sexual inversion is a term used by sexologists, primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century, to refer to homosexuality.
A sexual minority is a group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society.
LGBT personnel are able to serve in the armed forces of some countries around the world: the vast majority of industrialized, Western countries, in addition to Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Israel, and South Korea.
Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures are subcultures and communities composed of people who have shared experiences, backgrounds, or interests due to common sexual or gender identities.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Social Text is an academic journal published by Duke University Press.
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
"The Adventure of the Second Stain", one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 13 stories in the cycle collected as The Return of Sherlock Holmes and the only unrecorded case mentioned passively by Watson to be written.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The New Republic is a liberal American magazine of commentary on politics and the arts, published since 1914, with influence on American political and cultural thinking.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex.
An umbrella term is a word or phrase that covers a wide range of concepts belonging to a common category.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
White supremacy or white supremacism is a racist ideology based upon the belief that white people are superior in many ways to people of other races and that therefore white people should be dominant over other races.
Women's studies is an academic field that draws on feminist and interdisciplinary methods in order to place women’s lives and experiences at the center of study, while examining social and cultural constructs of gender; systems of privilege and oppression; and the relationships between power and gender as they intersect with other identities and social locations such as race, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, and disability.
York University (Université York) is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 19th century was a century that began on January 1, 1801, and ended on December 31, 1900.