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LGBTQ Inclusion: Terminology Updates

Review outdated words and phrases you may be using and learn new terms to use instead.

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Use instead
Homosexual
Gay or lesbian
Transgendered / A transgender / Tranny
Transgender
real (sex / name)
Assigned at birth
Sexual preference
Sexual orientation
Sex change
Gender affirmation surgery
Gay / transgender lifestyle
Gay / transgender people and their lives
Hermaphrodite
Intersex / disorders of sex development