Gender Identity Terms


CBS News recently published an article following the release of the CBSN documentary, “Gender | The Space Between.” The documentary covered the complexities of gender identity as well as a number of surrounding issues. An extremely important takeaway is that there are several pronouns and terms that are either unknown or often improperly used when describing gender identity. As a society, it is important that we become educated on the correct terminology and treat everyone with respect.

This article lists and explains all of the gender identity terms. Understanding this vocabulary is a key factor in making sure everyone feels accepted and equal.

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