queer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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queer

kwir

  • n  offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  • v  hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
  • v  put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
  • s  beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
    something definitely queer about this town
  • s  homosexual or arousing homosexual desires

  • One much discussed TV show has offered a stylized world in which a queer eye can be cast upon a straight guy and not end up blackened; on another program, Boy Meets Boy, some .
  • Thrice last week, jurists were titillated at the queer workings of French Justice:Rent Free.
  • Screenwriters Hurlbut Balderston and Director James Whale have given it the macabre intensity proper to all good horror pieces, but have substituted a queer kind of mechanistic .
News & Articles

  • State of the Queer Arts
    I have always thought of Baltimore as a “queer” city. Beyond just the common definition of the word, Baltimore is the proud black sheep of the East Coast megalopolis. A city with as many layered, often contradictory, ever-changing personas as there are half-complete sets of fake eyelashes clumped together in the corner of my medicine cabinet. It’s where marginalized people of all identities ...
    June 11, 2013 - Baltimore City Paper
  • Issue 24: The Queer Issue
    In this week's issue, we celebrate Pride Baltimore and the first year of gay marriage in Maryland with a feature by Kate Drabinski on the women behind WeDo Baltimore , the mass wedding scheduled for this weekend in Druid Hill Park, and another one by Michael Farley on the state of queer art in Baltimore. Also, check out our Pride Guide and our tour of Baltimore's gay bars . In Mobtown Beat, Van ...
    June 11, 2013 - Baltimore City Paper
  • Oakland Social: Queer contra dance’s balance and swing
    I generally try to stay away from making sweeping statements when it comes to what might constitute fun for someone else… but if you haven’t tried your hand at queer contra dance, you’re missing out on one of the most fun experiences in town. To be honest, before I went with a few friends for [...]
    June 10, 2013 - Oakland Local

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