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the male or female division of a species, especially as differentiated with reference to the reproductive functions.

Sex

2

one's personal experience of one's own gender. This is generally described as one's private sense of being a man or a woman

Gender identity

3

range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity.

Gender

4

to catergorize a group of people. People don't understand a type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who looks, dresses, acts like a certain way needs to be like that.

Stereotype

5

an unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason. any preconceived opinion or feeling, either favorable or unfavorable. unreasonable feelings, opinions, or attitudes, especially of a hostile nature, regarding an ethnic, racial, social, or religious group.

Prejudice

6

A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex.

Gay/ lesbian

7

A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender.

Bisexual

8

A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people.

Asexual

9

used as an umbrella term to refer to all people who do not identify with their assigned gender at birth or the binary gender system. This includes transsexuals, cross-dressers

Transgender

10

A person whose gender identity is different from their biological sex, who may undergo medical treatments to change their biological sex, often times to align it with their gender identity, or they may live their lives as another sex.

Transsexual

11

A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male." For example: people born with both "female" and "male" anatomy (penis, testicles, vagina, uterus); people born with XXY.

Intersex

12

describes an identity that is a fluctuating mix of the options available (e.g., man and woman, gay and straight)

Gender fluid

13

a person who dresses as the binary opposite gender expression (“cross-dresses”) for any one of many reasons, including relaxation, fun, and sexual gratification

Transvestite

14

an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

LGBT

15

Things that are observed, prototypical qualities, observations. Example: prototypical sex qualities (mixed genitalia) no offense

Prototype