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Gender and Sexuality Resources

Sex vs. Gender vs. Orientation

Sex: The identification of the biological/physical anatomy most often categorized as male or female.

Gender: The range of characteristics associated with men and women and the masculine and feminine attributes assigned to them by society.

Sexual Orientation: One’s sexual attraction to other people.

LGBTQIA

LGBTQIA: An acronym for “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual”. It can be expanded to include other identities as well, including ally, pansexual, two-spirit, etc.

Trans History