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nonnormative

(ˌnɒnˈnɔːmətɪv)
adj
not normative, not based on norms
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Adj.1.nonnormative - not based on a norm
nonstandard - varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"
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She explains that "disabled bodies are constructed as other, deviant, and nonnormative when, in fact, human bodies exist along a spectrum of difference," and she calls into question assumptions that such bodies require rehabilitation and a cure by placing them in the sf world (4).
In the Philippines, if you look around and try to spot people who fall under the nonnormative sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (Sogie) sector, the stereotypical image that most easily comes to view is the swishy, flamboyant male who likes dressing up as a female - the bakla.
My contention is that while the US Latina literary boom might have sought synthesis or resolution through the creation of the third space associated with Anzaldua's consciousness of the borderlands, these twenty-first century female writers offer representations of nonnormative sexualities that take indeterminacy and ambiguity to a limit that defies all resolution.
The Civil War brought about vast changes to the nation's political, social, racial, and gender identities, and Professor Johnson argues that print culture conveyed these changes to readers through depictions of nonnormative bodies.
Here, Black defends a nonnormative alternative to the knowledge account that he calls the repK account of assertion.
As for women's sexuality, it would appear less nonnormative, but recurrently associated with the usual representation of the exotic victim and sexualized object.
(2) But these claims for conversation in Merrill's trilogy, even if adapted to gossip, represent only part of the story: an emphasis on conversation's mutuality obscures on the one hand gossip's potential for enforcing hierarchy and normativity and, on the other, the way that gossip, unlike conversation, connotes a potential queerness, a pleasurable, world-making investment in the nonnormative. Sandovers poetic representations and enactments of gossip significantly engage this tension between its potential normativity and its potential queerness.
While Samhat said Helem had no knowledge of the woman's profession, she said that whatever the case, the attack "reflects how society deals with individuals of a nonnormative gender identity."
His nonnormative home life, within which his tribulations seem only amplified, finds a gentle, liberating resonance with Tutti's equally unusual home life focused on films.
Instead, the main source of resistance to the suggestion that Igor's embodiment represents an interesting further factor in his acting is that it is not really a feature of Igor (qua agent) at all, but a nonnormative fact that Igor must reckon with while deliberating.
In particular, this Part explores the First Amendment's potential to help advance the rights of nonnormative queer identities--including the rights of genderqueer, gender nonconforming, transgender, and intersexed people (among others)--and understand the importance of gender expression to the constitution of gender norms and sexual and gender identities more broadly.
As depicted in Table 2, all of the ACs provided for psychopedagogical assessment in school documentation and appropriately defined the role of professionals and family members alike (the Basque Country uses nonnormative documents, which do not form part of this analysis).