Territory Stories

The chronicle

Details:

Title

The chronicle

Other title

Chronic Diseases Network of the Northern Territory

Collection

The Chronicle newsletters; Chronic Diseases Network newsletters; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2013-03-01

Notes

Date:2013-03; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Chronic diseases -- Northern Territory -- Treatment -- Periodicals; Chronic Diseases Network of the Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Chronic Diseases Network of the Northern Territory

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

v. 25 no. 1

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/246506

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/582613

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/582615

Page content

March 20136 A glossary of many terms relating to sexual and gender identity Androgyny: (1) a gender expression that has elements of both masculinity and femininity; (2) occasionally used in place of intersex to describe a person with both female and male anatomy Androsexual/Androphilic: attracted to males, men, and/or masculinity Asexual: a person who generally does not experience sexual attraction (or very little) to any group of people Bigender: a person who fl uctuates between traditionally woman and man gender-based behavior and identities, identifying with both genders (and sometimes a third gender) Binary Gender: a traditional and outdated view of gender, limiting possibilities to man and woman Binary Sex: a traditional and outdated view of sex, limiting possibilities to female or male Biological sex: the physical anatomy and gendered hormones one is born with, generally described as male, female, or intersex, and often confused with gender Bisexual: a person who experiences sexual, romantic, physical, and/or spiritual attraction to people of their own gender as well as another gender; often confused for and used in place of pansexual Cisgender: a description for a person whose gender identity, gender expression, and biological sex all align (e.g., man, masculine, and male) Cis-man: a person who identifi es as a man, presents himself masculinely, and has male biological sex, often referred to as simply man Cis-woman: a person who identifi es as a woman, presents herself femininely, and has female biological sex, often referred to as simply woman Closeted: a person who is keeping their sexuality or gender identity a secret from many (or any) people, and has yet to come out of the closet Coming Out: the process of revealing your sexuality or gender identity to individuals in your life; often incorrectly thought to be a one-time event, this is a lifelong and sometimes daily process; not to be confused with outing Cross-dressing: wearing clothing that confl icts with the traditional gender expression of your sex and gender identity (e.g., a man wearing a dress) for any one of many reasons, including relaxation, fun, and sexual gratifi cation; often confl ated with transsexuality Drag King: a person who consciously performs masculinity, usually in a show or theatre setting, presenting an exaggerated form of masculine expression, often times done by a woman; often confused with transsexual or transvestite Drag Queen: a person who consciously performs femininity, usually in a show or theatre setting, presenting an exaggerated form of feminine expression, often times done by a man; often confused with transsexual or transvestite Dyke: a derogatory slang term used for lesbian women; reclaimed by many lesbian women as a symbol of pride and used as an in-group term Faggot: a derogatory slang term used for gay men; reclaimed by many gay men as a symbol of pride and used as an in-group term Female: a person with a specifi c set of sexual anatomy (e.g., 46,XX phenotype, vagina, ovaries, uterus, breasts, higher levels of estrogen, fi ne body hair) pursuant to this label Fluid(ity): generally with another term attached, like gender-fl uid or fl uid-sexuality, fl uid(ity) describes an identity that is a fl uctuating mix of the options available (e.g., man and woman, gay and straight); not to be confused with transitioning FTM/MTF: a person who has undergone medical treatments to change their biological sex (Female To Male, or Male To Female), often times to align it with their gender identity; often confused with trans-man/trans-woman Continued on Page 7 G EN D ER H EA LT H


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