Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and other sexual and gender minorities
Describes a person who embodies both a masculine and a feminine spirit. This is a culture-specific term used among some Native American, American Indian, and First Nations people.
The process of hiding one’s penis and testes with tape, tight shorts, or specially designed undergarments
An organizational structure and treatment framework that centers on understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma.
A term used sometimes in the medical literature or by some transgender people to describe people who have gone through the process of medical gender affirmation treatments (i.e., gender-affirming hormones and surgeries).
Discrimination towards, fear, marginalization, and hatred of transgender people or those perceived as transgender. Individuals, communities, policies, and institutions can be transphobic
Describes a person who was assigned female sex at birth and identifies with masculinity to a greater extent than with femininity
A transgender person whose gender identity is girl/woman/female may use these terms to describe themselves. Some will use the term woman
A transgender person whose gender identity is boy/man/male may use these terms to describe themselves. Some will use the term man.