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genderqueer

or gen·der queer, gen·der-queer

[ jen-der-kweer ]
/ ˈdʒɛn dərˌkwɪər /
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adjective

relating to or having a gender identity that is other than male or female, is a combination of the two genders, or is on a continuum between the two genders: She identifies as genderqueer.
questioning one’s gender identity.

noun

such a person.

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Origin of genderqueer

1995–2000; gender1 + queer (in the slang sense “outside the norm of heterosexuality”)
See gender1.
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