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denial

the act of refusing to acknowledge one’s sexual or gender identity; not only living in the closet, but to purposely try and convince oneself that they are not Queer – for example, a same-sex attracted man who refuses to acknowledge or identify with his homosexuality/bisexuality, even when acting upon his same-sex sexual desires.

Originally published: 9th December, 2020
Last modified: December 9, 2020