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damselling

damselling  n.— «In his essay on Robert Walser, Coetzee refers to the pleasure the writer got from “damselling,” which he defines as “experiencing a feminine life imaginatively from the inside.” We are probably safe...

anthropornography

anthropornography  n.— «Adams coins the term “anthropornography”: “the depiction of nonhuman animals as whores”…. We have all seen anthropornographic ads, but for most of us, we didn’t register what we were looking at. A...

boi

boi  n.— «You want to become a bigamist? ANd a gay one?! Well, you look feminine enough in that Goth Boi Babe picture.» —“Re: Industrial Web Pages! Labels!” Usenet: rec.music.industrial Aug. 14, 1997. (source: Double...

trannydyke

trannydyke  n.— «A “trannydyke” is a transgender person (whose gender is different than the one assigned at birth) attracted to people with a more feminine gender.» —“Nuances of gay identities reflected in new language...

stem

stem  n.— «Some people of color prefer the word “stud” to “butch,” meaning a masculine-identified lesbian. Which makes someone who falls between a stud and a femme—a more “feminine” lesbian—a “stem...