Someone who does not feel that they fit the societal norms of binary gender, usually identifying as both male and female, neither male nor female, or a separate gender altogether ("other"). Gender-queers are not necessarily transgender or transsexual, but often act or think in a non-stereotypical way regarding their physical gender. Some gender-queers have a rigid idea of what their gender is, while others feel that their gender is fluid, changing from day to day or even from one situation to another. Gender-queers are sometimes drag kings or drag queens, dressing as the opposite biological sex and acting out stereotypical gender behavior as a form of parody. The chosen appearance of gender-queers varies, but in general they choose to maintain an androgynous look. Biologically female gender-queers sometimes wear cologne, have manly or gender-neutral haircuts, and/or bind their breasts in an attempt to present as gender-queer, or as someone who doesn't conform to typical gender behavior. Biologically male gender-queers may or may not wear make-up, dresses or skirts, or otherwise publicly show that they are connected to both their masculine and feminine sides. Gender-queers are usually homosexuals, but not all of them are.
Matt identifies as gender-queer, and would like to be referred to as "zie," (gender-neutral pronoun), rather than "he".

Elsie (traditionally a female's name), a gender-queer, changed her name to Jack (traditionally a man's name) in order to publicly show that she is more than just a female.
(an anonymous mouse)가 작성 2010년 06월 25일 (금)
The radical notion that a gender identity can be articulated imprecisely enough that it discourages people from trying to police it.
"Gender as in gender. Queer as in to disrupt. Genderqueer as in disrupting the ability to police this gender."
OneMultipleCode가 작성 2012년 03월 17일 (토)
An identification of gender in which people present their gender in a way that does not represent either man or woman, and which allows for open ended interpretations of one's identity. A classification within the transgendered (not to be confused with transsexual) umbrella
n: "that genderqueer is scaring the nuclear family next door!"

a: "I can't pick what gender I want to be today! I guess I'll be genderqueer"
a/d가 작성 2008년 09월 18일 (목)

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