LGBTQ: Transgender Terminology

Updated 3 September 2020 under Health Guides.

We used to think that the gender people were given at birth was the one they would have their whole life. But many people grow up and identify as a […]

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LGBTQ: Gender Identity

Updated 3 September 2020 under Health Guides.

As our world continues to grow and we begin to recognize the diversity of people in our communities, part of this has been understanding that gender is not just the […]

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My friend just told me they’re gender fluid. I love them, no matter what, but I’m finding it hard to switch from “she” to “they” all the time and will make mistakes by accident. I don’t want them to feel bad, so how can I get better?

Updated 20 December 2016 under Ask Us.

It’s important that you are honoring your friend’s wish to use a different pronoun, and it’s normal that you sometimes make mistakes. Pronoun use is very much a habit for […]

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LGBTQ: Sexual Orientation

Updated 17 August 2020 under Health Guides.

What is sexual orientation? Sexual orientation refers to the type of sexual and romantic feelings for other people. These people can be of the same gender, a different gender, or […]

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I’m a boy who wants to be a girl. What do I do?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

It’s not uncommon for youth and teens to wonder about their gender identity at some point or another. Many people, in fact, view themselves ‘somewhere on the continuum’ between male […]

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