Category: Q

Queer

Queer

The term queer evolved through different historical contexts during the 20th century. Prior to the Stonewall rebellion in 1969, which marked the beginning of the gay liberation movement, queer, in the context of describing a person, was used almost exclusively as a derogatory term against homosexuals. As the gay liberation movement gained momentum, a new [...]

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Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Quality of life, as a concept, has various meanings and definitions. The World Health Organization has defined quality of life as “an individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value system in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectations, standards, and concerns. It is a [...]

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