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Meaning of "queer-bashing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUEER-BASHING

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUEER-BASHING

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determiner
exclamation
Queer-Bashing is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUEER-BASHING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

queer-bashing

Gay bashing

Gay bashing and gay bullying is verbal or physical abuse against a person who is perceived by the aggressor to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or queer, including persons who are actually heterosexual or of non-specific or unknown sexual orientation. A "bashing" may be a specific incident, and one could also use the verb to bash. A verbal gay bashing might use sexual slurs, expletives, intimidation, or threats of violence. It also might take place in a political forum and include one or more common anti-gay slogans. Gay bullying involves intentional and unprovoked actions toward the victim, repeated negative actions by one or more people against another person, and an imbalance of physical or psychological power. Similar terms such as lesbian bullying, queer bullying, and queer bashing may also be formed.

Definition of queer-bashing in the English dictionary

The definition of queer-bashing in the dictionary is the activity of making vicious and unprovoked verbal or physical assaults upon homosexuals or supposed homosexuals.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUEER-BASHING

queeny
queer
queer fish
queer someone´s pitch
queer street
queer-basher
queer-looking
queer-sounding
queercore
queerdom
queerish
queerity
queerly
queerness
queest

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUEER-BASHING

anything
astonishing
blushing
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crashing
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dashing
diminishing
distinguishing
finishing
fishing
flashing
flushing
fly-fishing
nourishing
phishing
publishing
pushing
refreshing
smashing
washing

Synonyms and antonyms of queer-bashing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «queer-bashing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUEER-BASHING

Find out the translation of queer-bashing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of queer-bashing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «queer-bashing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

奇怪扑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

raro - bashing
570 millions of speakers

English

queer-bashing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समलैंगिक कोसने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تقريع عليل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

странно - трепка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

-bashing gay
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উত্কট-bashing
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

queer dénigrement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ragu-ragu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

queer - bashing
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

奇妙なバッシング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동성애 - 강타
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyenyet
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

say sưa -bashing
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விந்தை ஆக்குதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वेशर-बॅशिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

queer dayak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

- queer colpire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

queer - walnąć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дивно - тріпання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- bashing homosexual
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

queer - bashing
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

queer - bashing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

queer - bashing
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

queer - bashing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of queer-bashing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEER-BASHING»

The term «queer-bashing» is used very little and occupies the 186.946 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUEER-BASHING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «queer-bashing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «queer-bashing» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about queer-bashing

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUEER-BASHING»

Discover the use of queer-bashing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to queer-bashing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Queer Forster
On the streets, to deviate from the standards of masculine heterosexuality is to invite the kinds of attacks known popularly as "queer-bashing," a practice that justifies itself as a defense against a threat to morality or public order. In current ...
Robert K. Martin, George Piggford, 1997
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Queer Judgments: Homosexuality, Expression, and the Courts ...
Cynthia Petersen argues: 'It is not hyperbole to assert that queer-bashing is a social phenomenon of epidemic proportions.'123 Surprisingly, it is not frequently an issue in the courts. Because gay bashing is perhaps the most extreme form of  ...
Bruce MacDougall, 2000
3
Queer Masculinities: A Critical Reader in Education
... Joe beat the man to a pulp until whimpering ceased and he collapsed to the floor” (p. 42). Again, it is vital for us to note that this graphic example of “queer- bashing” would have been read illicitly by many thousands of British schoolchildren.
John C. Landreau, Nelson M. Rodriguez, 2011
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American Skinheads: The Criminology and Control of Hate Crime
Queer Bashing Last, the skinheads started to scapegoat other alien groups and they also fell victim to the skinhead style of violence. Specifically, the skins went after middle- and upper-class students at the London School of Economics and ...
Mark S. Hamm, 1994
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Extreme Speech and Democracy
They taunted him, beat him, then threw him in a pond, where he was later discovered drowned.1 Queer bashing is never just about physical assaults. A society casual about words like 'queer' or 'poof' is one in which sexual minorities2 are ...
Ivan Hare, James Weinstein, 2010
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Fear of a Queer Planet: Queer Politics and Social Theory
... theory, and, 286-91; Larose's work, homosexuality, and, 281-86; Lavigne's work, homosexuality, and, 271-77; Therien's work, homosexuality, and, 277-81 " Queer": as a term, xxvi- xxvii, 80 n. 8 Queer-bashing. See Bashing Queer Nation, xx, ...
Michael Warner, 1993
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International Perspectives in Feminist Ecocriticism
Queer theory bashing looksalot likeplain old ordinary queer bashing, although through protective rarefied discourse, and queer bashing looks alot like homophobia to me. Queeringthe environmental humanitiesis about connecting andseeing.
Greta Gaard, Simon C. Estok, Serpil Oppermann, 2013
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A Genealogy of Queer Theory
See queer bashing Beauvoir, Simone de, 37, 55 Beemyn, Brett, 30 Berlant, Lauren, 145 Besen, Wayne, 198 Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire (Sedgwick), 129 Bill of Rights, 148 binaries as basis for meaning, ...
William Benjamin Turner, 2000
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Oxford Dictionary of English
This use ofqueer is now well established and widely used among gay people ( especially as an adjecVtive or noun modifier, as in queer rights; queer-bashing) and at present exists alongside the other use. USAGE The word queer was first ...
Angus Stevenson, 2010
10
Ethics
Since such activities as prostitution and queer-bashing are distinctively human in this sense, the human good, it seems, should involve excellence in respect of these (where, presumably, excellence would not amount merely to abstention).28  ...
Stephen Everson, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUEER-BASHING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term queer-bashing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Capitol Hill, Seattle: Trans person attacked, LGBTQ community acts
The increase in queer-bashing is correlated with the gentrification of the historically gay Seattle neighborhood. Liberation photo by Doug Vitaly. The march ... «Liberation, Jun 15»
2
Britain's LGBTI fighters have made huge strides - but bullying …
The consequence was a massive spike in queer-bashing murders and convictions for victimless same-sex acts. From 1986-91, there were at least 50 murders of ... «International Business Times UK, Jan 15»
3
We All Have Feelings About Final Clubs
I feel angry about discrimination, and queer-bashing, and cruelty. I feel angry when pineapple is underrepresented in fruit salad. And sometimes, I feel angry ... «Harvard Crimson, Oct 14»
4
Remembering Section 28
The number of queer-bashing attacks on gay men and lesbians increased dramatically around this time and was commented on by politicians who opposed the ... «The Skinny, Jun 14»
5
Nicky Crane: The secret double life of a gay neo-Nazi
"They'd go out queer-bashing. It's something I never did myself. And I'd never let it happen in front of me, either." He had, however, chosen fascism long before ... «BBC News, Dec 13»
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DOMINIC LAWSON: Just tick the right diversity boxes and, hey …
... imprisonable offences) to masquerade as heterosexual in order to conform — and to avoid cruel bullying or even what was then known as 'queer-bashing'. «Daily Mail, Nov 13»
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Murderer loses job after hiding his 'queer-bashing' conviction
A murderer who cut a man's throat during a 'queer-bashing' rampage has been struck off as a paramedic after hiding the conviction from his employers for 17 ... «Maidenhead Advertiser, Sep 12»
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The uses of role models
But let's consider the "insidious effects of queer-bashing" for a moment. Allow me to take you to Horley, Surrey, in October 1996. (Imagine a high street full of ... «New Statesman, Nov 11»
9
Meet the Vaughan Road Academy Gay-Straight Alliance.
And sometimes it's the simple fact of being fed up with the pervasiveness of queer-bashing. Levi told us that he finds homophobia in high schools “has gotten to ... «Torontoist, Mar 11»
10
Over 200 Turn Out for Matthew Shepard Memorial
... target of an especially brutal Queer-bashing attack in Wyoming, and to honor the lives lost to Queer-bashing, bullying and teen suicide. The event featured two ... «Bay Area Indymedia, Oct 10»

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