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agender

adjective

identifying as having no gender, or as having a gender that is neither male nor female

androgynous

adjective

an androgynous person is neither clearly male nor clearly female

gender

noun

formal the fact of being either male or female

gender

noun

all male people, or all female people

gendered

adjective

based on ideas about differences between men and women

gender-fluid

adjective

referring or relating to a person who does not identify as male or female

gender identity disorder

noun

a condition in which someone feels very strongly that they should be the opposite sex

gender incongruence

noun

a condition where someone is convinced that their true gender is different from the one indicated by their body or the one that has been assigned to them

gender incongruent

adjective

convinced that your true gender is different from the one indicated by your body or the one that has been assigned to you

gender-neutral

adjective

gender-neutral language does not refer specifically to males or females and so can be used when talking about either sex

gender-neutral

adjective

relating to policies or ideas that seek to avoid or remove obvious distinctions between males and females

gender non-conforming

adjective

behaving in ways that do not match the ways in which males or females are expected to behave

gender non-conformity

noun

behaviour that does not match the ways in which males or females are expected to behave

genderqueer

adjective

referring or relating to a person who does not recognize gender differences but identifies as neither male nor female, or a combination of both

gender-specific

adjective

relating only either to males or to females

hermaphrodite

noun

a person, animal, or plant that has both male and female sex organs

in mixed company

in a group that contains both men and women

intersex

noun

the condition of having sexual characteristics that do not fit the typical definition of male or female

intersex

adjective

having sexual characteristics that do not fit the typical definition of male or female

layperson

noun

used instead of layman or laywoman when you want to say that the person could be a man or a woman

LGBTI

abbreviation

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans(gender) and Intersex: used to refer to people with those sexual and gender identities

LGBTQ

abbreviation

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans(gender) and Queer: used to refer to people with those sexual and gender identities

man

noun

old-fashioned a person of either sex. Some people do not like to use this word in this way because they think it is offensive to women

mixed

adjective

for men and women, or for boys and girls

the opposite sex

noun

for men, women are the opposite sex, and for women, men are the opposite sex

sex

noun

males or females considered as separate groups

sex

noun

the group of features or qualities that make a person, animal, or plant either male or female

sexless

adjective

neither male nor female

third gender

noun

people who are considered by society or by themselves to be neither male or female

tranny

noun

informal a transsexual or transvestite

trans

adjective

informal short for transgender or transsexual

transexual

another spelling of transsexual

transgender

adjective

relating to people whose sexual identity does not match traditionally accepted male and female genders

transition

verb

when a person who is changing their gender transitions, they have a medical operation to change from being a man to a woman or from a woman to a man

transsexual

noun

a man who wants to become a woman or a woman who wants to become a man, or someone who has done this by having an operation to change their sexual organs

unisex

adjective

for both men and women

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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