English Queer

It is an umbrella term for people who deviate from the norm of cisheterosexuality.

Usage in sentence:

  • Nowadays, queer is a common word in the LGBTQIA+ community.
  • In his speech he said that discrimination against the queer community is completely unacceptable.
  • A ruling by the Supreme Court of India in 2022 widened the definition of families to live-in couples inclusive of queer couples. 

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Gender interacts with but is different from biological sex. Socially constructed characteristics, such as attitudes, behaviors, norms, and roles, assigned to men, women, etc. are collectively understood as gender.

Gender Dysphoria

A sense of discomfort felt by individuals due to a mismatch between their true gender identity and the roles assigned at birth is called gender dysphoria.


Men who are attracted to other men. This attraction could be sexual or romantic or both.


Women who are attracted to other women. Attraction could be romantic or sexual or both.


People attracted to two or more genders. This attraction could be sexual or romantic or both.