Outness meaning

(philosophy) The collective of things that are distinct from the observer.
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(philosophy) The property of being distinct.
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The extent to which someone, particularly a lesbian, is open about her sexuality.
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Origin of outness

  • Popularised by Lynne Pearlman in her 1989 thesis Theorizing Lesbian Oppression and the Politics of Outness in the Case of Waterman v. National Life Assurance

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  • Possibly coined by George Berkeley for his 1709 Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision

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