Our LGBTQ Resource Professional partners at UC Davis have developed a list of comprehensive terms related to both the LGBTQ+ community as well as general social justice terms since the early 2000s. Many of the terms and definitions are ever-evolving and changing and often mean different things to different people. They are provided as a starting point for discussion and understanding.
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Our terms and definitions are ever-evolving and changing and often mean different things to different people. If you have suggestions for this glossary, either to new words or definitions, please let us know by sharing your source. We will cross check our sources and the sources you provide and make updates as determined appropriate.
Reviewed and Updated 3/12/2019