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umbrella term

a word or phrase that covers a wide range of concepts; in Queer contexts, it refers to a term that refers to a collection of identities, for example “Queer” is in itself an umbrella term for the various sexualities and gender identities that aren’t heterosexual or cisgender, as are terms like LGBT+.

Originally published: 4th December, 2020
Last modified: December 4, 2020