A man who is attracted emotionally, romantically, and/or sexually to other men.
An individual who does not identify with normative gender identities, but instead broadens it, not confined to one particular narrative or experience. While this is a term that can apply to anyone, it is most often used for young children.
How one expresses their gender, be it through clothing, makeup, etc.
An individual's internal sense of what their gender is, be it male, female, or outside the binary, which may or may not align with their gender assigned at birth. It has nothing to do with sexual orientation.
Not specifying any particular gender. Definition can vary depending on context and individual use of the term.
Gender Nonconforming/ Gender Variant
Individuals who do not conform to society's expectations of their gender role - e.g., men who wear makeup or women who present as butch.
The socially constructed and culturally specific patterns of behavior, appearance, and presentation expected and imposed on people based largely around perceived gender.
An individual who is highly flexible about their gender expression and presentation. They may fluctuate between presentations and identities or combine them.
Someone who identifies outside the normative gender binary. This term is used as both an umbrella term and as an identity in itself. There is often a connotation of transgressiveness for those who identity with this label.
Refers to an individual who experiences sexual desire very rarely.