This term used to be called skoliosexual/romantic but was renamed because the prefix “skolio-” means “bent or crooked” which implies nonbinary individuals are abnormal or broken.
This is because many nonbinary individuals thought that this term could be seen as fetishistic.” It is unclear whether this terminology will stick — and some folks are still using skoliosexual — or if something new or more specific to certain GQ/NB identity attraction will arise.
[*]Crossdresser: “This gender non-conforming behavior should not be conflated with queer sexualities.
clothing), though the exploration of androgyne as an identity reawakened in the women’s movement.
Feminist scholar Carolyn Heilbrun wrote in (1973): “Androgyny suggests a spirit of reconciliation between the sexes; it suggests, further, a full range of experience…it suggests a spectrum upon which human beings choose their places without regard to propriety or custom.”Commonly recognized identities and concepts under the genderqueer umbrella include those listed below.
This person can be any physical sex, but their body does not necessarily correspond with their lack of gender identity” [*]Androgyne: “1.
A person whose biological sex is not readily apparent. A person who is intermediate between the two traditional genders. A person who rejects gender roles entirely.” ()Bigender: Bigender people identify as two genders simultaneously, or move between them.
“The Greeks possessed a really astonishing notion of the double sexual (hermaphrodite) nature of the human being in the embryonic condition and of the androgynous idea of life generally,” according to In English…ultimately our language calls on us to describe only a living creature by either male or female gender…For the Zuni, the connotations of maleness and femaleness are closely linked to spiritual powers and are not references to genitalia…The rich mosaic of male/female power possessed by the supreme Zuni deity Awonawilona is at once omnipotent and omniscient.
It is, in Western terms, an androgynous energy that transcends identity…
(1965) details androgyny, describing it as a “mental hermaphrodism”, though focusing on the physical form as well as expression of sexual desire.