Gender and Sexuality

Terms in this section focus on concepts related to gender and sexuality. Some of these terms may also serve in broader capacities.

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  1. 2SLGBTQIA+ Terminology Guide and Media Reference Tool (PDF), Spectrum (2023).
  2. The Guide to LGBTQ Acronyms: Is it LGBT or LGBTQ+ or LGBTQIA+?, The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert (2022).
  3. Homosaurus (2020-2024).
  4. What’s the Difference Between an Ally and Accomplice?, Annalee Schafranek, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish (2021).
  5. PFLAG National Glossary, PFLAG (n.d.).
  6. Aromanticism 101, Guide to Aromanticism (n.d.).
  7. Asexuality, Attraction, and Romantic Orientation, UNC-Chapel Hill LGBT Center (n.d.).
  8. Asexuality 101 (PDF), Asexual Outreach (2020).
  9. The Asexual Spectrum: Identities in the Ace Community, Dominique Mosbergen, The Huffington Post (2017).
  10. Frequently Asked Questions, Bisexual Resource Center (n.d.).
  11. Family of Choice, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 20).
  12. Living Language, Queerspawn Resource Project (n.d.).
  13. Glossary, Digital Transgender Archive (n.d.).
  14. Gender Role, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 17).
  15. Gender Incongruence and Transgender Health in the ICD, World Health Organization (n.d.).
  16. Overview of Gender-Affirming Treatments and Procedures, Madeline B. Deutsch, UCSF Transgender Care & Treatment Guidelines (2016).
  17. Dysphoria, TransHub (n.d.).
  18. Androphilia and Gynephilia, Wikipedia (accessed 2024 January 18).
  19. Transgender Hormone Therapy, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 16).
  20. What Is Intersex?, Intersex Society of North America (2008).
  21. What Does It Mean to Be Sapphic?, Yasmine Hamou, Them (2022).
  22. Women Who Have Sex with Women, Wikipedia (accessed 2024 January 18).
  23. APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men (PDF), American Psychological Association (2018).
  24. Same-sex marriage, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 20).
  25. What Does It Mean To Be Nonbinary?,  Quispe López, Them (2023).
  26. What’s the Difference Between Non-Binary, Genderqueer, and Gender-Nonconforming?, Mary Retta, Vice (2019).
  27. Puberty Blockers for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth, Mayo Clinic Staff (2023).
  28. Glossary of Terms: LGBTQ, GLAAD Media Reference Guide, 11th Edition (n.d.).
  29. What Do We Mean By Sex and Gender?, Carolyn M. Mazure, Yale School of Medicine (2022).
  30. Sex-positive movement, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 20).
  31. Libido, Wikipedia (accessed 2024 January 19).
  32. Sexual Fluidity, Wikipedia (accessed 2024 January 18).
  33. Split Attraction Model, Wikipedia (accessed 2024 January 19).
  34. Third Gender, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 17).
  35. Frequently Asked Questions about Transgender People, National Center for Transgender Equality (2016).
  36. What Does It Mean to Be Two-Spirit?, Quispe López, Them (2023).
  37. What is Two Spirit, Indigiqueer, & LGBTQPAI+?, Indigenous Pride LA (n.d.).
  38. What Is a Woman? (PDF), LGBT Foundation (2023).
  39. In Focus: “Conversion Therapy”, GLAAD Media Reference Guide, 11th Edition (n.d.).
  40. Deadnaming, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 21).
  41. LGBT Erasure, Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 21).
  42. Why ‘Openly Gay’ Is an Offensive Term, Richie Jackson, Advocate (2023, May 31).
  43. TERF (acronym), Wikipedia (accessed 2024, January 20).