LGBTQ Terminology

While language used by the LGBTQ+ community is constantly changing and evolving, this resources provides a good beginning for someone trying to learn this terminology. Please note that no one should ever apply a label to someone without their consent. And remember that this terminology may not be a perfect fit for everyone, nor should it be expected to! This is a visual guide to help in the understanding of the distinctions between gender, sex, orientation, and gender expression.