Leather is one of the most commonly fetishized materials, and certainly one of the oldest. Tom of Finland’s 1970s drawings of biker mans, clad in impossibly form-fitting leather, solidified leather as a staple of gay culture.
LGBT slang, LGBT speak or gay slang is a set of slang lexicon used predominantly among LGBT people. It has been used in various languages, including English and Japanese, since the early 1900s as a means by which members of the LGBT community can identify themselves and speak in code with brevity and speed to other LGBTs.
This is a list of slang and/or insulting terms for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people.
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Glossary of Terms – Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Queer Sexual Orientation The scientifically accurate term for an individual’s enduring physical, romantic and/ or emotional attraction to members of the same and/or opposite sex, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and heterosexual (straight) orientations.
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A glossary of terms related to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) community.
PROBLEMATIC: PREFERRED “transgenders,” “a transgender” Transgender should be used as an adjective, not as a noun.Do not say, “Tony is a transgender,” or “The parade included many transgenders.”
Gay rights laws in America have evolved to allow — but in some cases ban — rights for gay, lesbian and transgender people on a range of issues, including marriage, hospital visitation, adoption, housing, employment and college bullying.
The power of language to shape our perceptions of other people is immense. Precise use of terms in regards to gender and sexual orientation can have a significant impact on demystifying many of the misperceptions associated with these concepts.