LGBTIQ+ Terms & definitions beginning with the letter G

Entries in the LGBTIQ+ Lexicon starting with ‘G’

  • Gay – Whilst sometimes used for gay men or gay women, and occasionally or broader queer spectrum sexualities and genders, it is increasingly reserved for Gay Homosexual men.
  • GenderBlind
  • GenderFluid – Fluctuating gender identity
  • GenderNonConforming
  • GenderQueer – Queering atypical genders, sometimes synonymous with Non-Binary.
  • GenderVariant
  • Graysexual/Greysexual – Having a sexuality that is on the spectrum between Asexual, Demisexual and Allosexual or even on to Hypersexual
  • Gynomorphic
  • Gynephile – Someone drawn and attracted to female-bodied or expressed partners

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