Transgender Terms, Definitions and Proper Usage

Transgender Terms, Definitions and Proper Usage

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HELPFUL LINKS

A transgender glossary, a ‘preferred and problematic’ words chart and a list of defamatory words. From GLAAD.

Trans-related definitions, including explanations of various non-binary gender identities. From TSER.

How to Be Human: Talking to People Who Are Transgender or Nonbinary.
Six great tips for conversing respectfully, from the experts at Healthline.com.

Using Pronouns Respectfully. This web page offers great resources including brief videos, links to infographics and more.

How to Use Gender-Neutral Language, and Why It’s Important to Try. From Forbes.

A guide to how gender-neutral language is developing around the world.  From the Washington Post.

Statement on Gender and Language. Guidelines and rationale for using gender-neutral language from the National Council of Teachers of English.