What is another word for self-hood?
[ sˈɛlfhˈʊd], [ sˈɛlfhˈʊd], [ s_ˈɛ_l_f_h_ˈʊ_d]
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Synonyms for Self-hood:
n.• individuality (noun)
How to use "Self-hood" in context?
Self-hood is a feeling of ownership or charge that people experience when they are the center of their own lives. It is a term used most frequently in the context of the LGBTQ+ community, where it can refer to a sense of self-awareness and identity that is rooted in sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or gender expression.
LGBTQ+ people have long been forced to navigate a world that is often hostile and discriminatory, and self-hood can be one of the many protective mechanisms that individuals use to sustain themselves in difficult circumstances.
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