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En del av disse ordene har gode norske oversettelser, andre ikke. Så jeg poster hele lista på engelsk.

LGBTQIA is an acronym that stands for gay, genderqueer, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, questioning, queer, intersex, ally and asexual.

Lesbian A girl or woman who has significant (to oneself) sexual or romantic attractions primarily to members of the same gender or sex, or any person who identifies as a member of the lesbian community.

Gay One who has significant (to oneself) sexual or romantic attractions primarily to members of the same gender or sex, or who identifies as a member of the gay community. May be of any gender identity, but is often used to refer to gay males.

Genderqueer A person who feels they don’t fit in society’s gender binary. Often, but not always, this identity includes a political desire to challenge society’s gender norms and gender identity.

Bi(sexual) One who has significant (to oneself) sexual or romantic attractions to members of both the same gender and/or sex and another gender and/or sex, or who identifies as a member of the bisexual community

Transgender A person who transgresses gender norms and self identifies as transgender. Often used as an umbrella term which can, but does not necessarily, include androgynes; cross dresssers; genderqueers; non-, bi-, or third-gendered people; drag queens and kings; men; women; two-spirit people; genderbenders; intersex people; transsexuals and others. Transgender people can have any sexual orientation.

Transsexual One who changes one’s sex to align with one’s gender identity. People who live as a member of a different gender than they were assigned at birth prefer to be called man or woman as appropriate for their chosen gender. May be of any gender identity.

Queer Reclaimed derogatory slang for the gender and or sexual minority community

Questioning One who is in the process or stable state of questioning their sexual identity/orientation/preference.

Intersex One whose external genitalia at birth do not match the standards for male or female, or one whose sex glands do not totally match the sex assigned at birth, or one whose sexual development does not match the sex assigned at birth.

Ally A person who confronts homophobia, heterosexism, heterosexual privilege, biphobia, transphobia and society’s gender norms in themselves and others on both a personal and institutional level.

Asexual One who has no significant (to oneself) interest in sexual activity, or who identifies as asexual.

 

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