Type
Crossword
Description

Native American identity in which one person contains female and male spirits within them. twospirt
The practice of revealing someone else’s sexuality or gender identity without their consent outing
A celebration of standing open in one’s own identity against oppression pride
Someone who supports the rights of the LGBTQ(IA+) community through action ally
The feeling of your appearance or outside perception of yourself not matching your gender identity. genderdysphoria
Your sexual organs don’t fall within the sexual binary. intersex
You experience no attachment to any gender. agender
Your experienced gender doesn’t align with either traditionally assigned gender nonbinary
Your experienced gender is different than the one you were assigned at birth. transgender
Your experienced gender aligns with the gender you were assigned at birth. cisgender
A gender-neutral pronoun used by some nonbinary or genderqueer people to identify themselves in the third person. they
people who don’t experience sexual attraction asexual
A man attracted to women, or a woman attracted to men heterosexual
A term used to refer to someone who is not sure what their gender identity or sexual orientation is questioning
This term refers to a person attracted to two or more genders. bisexual
This term refers to a man sexually and/or romantically attracted to other men. gay
This term refers to a woman who is sexually and/or romantically attracted to other women. lesbian

LGBT Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people. Asexual
Aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals. Biphobia
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender. Bisexual
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth. Cisgender
A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex. Gay
A term which refers to individuals or groups who “queer” or problematize the hegemonic notions of sex, gender and desire in a given society. Genderqueer
A person who is only attracted to members of the opposite sex. Heterosexual
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homophobia
A clinical term for people who are attracted to members of the same sex. Homosexual
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male." Intersex
A woman who is primarily attracted to other women. Lesbian
This term is frequently used as an umbrella term to refer to all people who do not identify with their assigned gender at birth or the binary gender system. Transgender
The fear or hatred of transgender people or gender non-conforming behaviour. Transphobia
A person whose gender identity is different from their biological sex, who may undergo medical treatments to change their biological sex, often times to align it with their gender identity, or they may live their lives as another sex. Transsexual

LGBT Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

These acronyms refer to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Asexual or Ally LGBTQA
A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people. Asexuality is not the same as celibacy. Asexual
Typically any non-LGBT person who supports and stands up for the rights of LGBT people. ALLY
Aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals. Biophobia
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender. Bisexual
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth. CisGender
The process of acknowledging one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity to other people. For most LGBT people this is a life-long process. Coming Out
A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex. GAY
A term which refers to the ways in which we each manifest masculinity or femininity. Expression
The sense of “being” male, female, genderqueer, agender, etc. For some people, gender identity is in accord with physical anatomy. Identity
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homophobia
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male." Intersex
A person who experiences sexual, romantic, physical, and/or spiritual attraction for members of all gender identities/expressions, not just people who fit into the standard gender binary (i.e. men and women). Pansexual
It is frequently used as an umbrella term to refer to all people who do not identify with their assigned gender at birth or the binary gender system. Transgender
The fear or hatred of transgender people or gender non-conforming behavior. Transphobia

LGBTQ AWARENESS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a person who recognozes and supports sexual and gender differences ally
an individual who is romantic or sexually attracted to men and to women bisexual
a male-identified person who is sexually and romantically attracted to other males gay
a female-identified person who is sexually and romantically attracted to other females lesbian
the expression of one one's gender identity through clothes, hairstyle, voice, body shape, etc gender expression
one's inner sense of being a particular gender (feminine, masculine, androgynous, etc) gender identity
A person’s physical, romantic, and/or emotional of attraction to others. sexual orientation
the medical assignment of ‘male’ or ‘female’ based upon the external genitalia that an individual exhibits at birth sex
a person’s self-description of the romantic, sexual, and/or emotional relationships with another or others - such as bisexual, gay, lesbian, heterosexual, asexual, pansexual, etc sexual identity
an umbrella term that refers to people whose self-identification, anatomy, appearance, manner, expression, behavior, and/or other perceptions differ from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth transgender

Gender Identity Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An encompassing term of many gender identities of those who do not identify or exclusively identify with their sex assigned at birth. TRANSGENDER
A set of characteristics associated with reproduction and biology that generally assign individuals into categories of “male” and “female.” SEX
A set of cultural constructs describing characteristics that may historically be related to femininity, masculinity, women, men, nonbinary people, or social norms. GENDER
One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or other gender(s). GENDER IDENTITY
A person’s process of developing and assuming a gender expression to match their gender identity. TRANSITION
A deprecated term that is often considered pejorative similar to transgender in that it indicates a difference between one’s gender identity and sex assigned at birth. TRANSSEXUAL
Someone who advocates and supports a community other than their own. ALLY
Anxiety and/or discomfort regarding one’s sex assigned at birth. GENDERDYSPHORIA
Systemic violence against trans people, associated with attitudes such as fear, discomfort, distrust, or disdain. This word is used similarly to homophobia, xenophobia, misogyny, etc. TRANSPHOBIA
Preferred umbrella term for all genders other than female/male or woman/man, used as an adjective (e.g. Jesse is a nonbinary person). NONBINARY

Personal Life: Sexualitites Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Sexual orientation where a person is attracted to the opposite sex. heterosexual
The belief that people fall into distinct and complementary genders with natural roles in life. Heteronormativity
The legally recognised union of a man and a woman as partners in a personal relationship. marriage
A marriage ceremonialized as a civil contract without a religious ceremony. Civil Marriage
A legaly recognized union of same-sex couple, with rights similar to those of marriage. Civil partnership
woman who is attracted to other women Lesbian
another term for homosexual, usually refering to homosexual men Gay
sexually attracted to both men and women bisexual
Not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity. Pansexual
Is sometimes used as an umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities who are not heterosexual or cisgender. Queer
A person who does not identify with the sex given to them at birth Transgender
all treated equal before the law (2 words, no space) legal equality
a LGBT rights charity named after the gay liberation right in 1969 Stonewall

Social Justice Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A system of oppression that includes discrimination and social prejudice against people with intellectual, emotional, and physical disabilities, their exclusion, and the valuing of people and groups that do not have disabilities. Ableism
individuals whose gender identity and expression line up with their birth-assigned sex. Cisgender
Socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society deems masculine or feminine. This social construct is often linked to and confused with the biological construct of sex. Gender
the fear and hatred of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange. Xenophobia
an identity term for a people who either do not feel sexual attraction or do not feel desire for a sexual partner or partners. Some asexual individuals may still have romantic attractions. Asexual
The institutional, cultural, societal, and individual beliefs and practices that assign value to people based in their socio-economic class. Here, members of more privileged socio-economic classes are seen as having a greater value. Classism
an identity term for a female-identified person who is attracted to male-identified people or a male-identified person who is attracted to female-identified people. Heterosexual
the fear, hatred, and intolerance of people who identify or are perceived as gay or lesbian. Homophobia
the fear and self-hatred of one’s own identity or identity group. Internalized oppression is learned and is based in the acceptance of oppressive stereotypes, attitudes, and beliefs about one’s own identity group. Internalized oppression
the irrational fear or hatred of Islam, Muslims, Islamic traditions and practices, and, more broadly, those who appear to be Muslim. Islamophobia
The systemic and pervasive nature of social inequality woven throughout social institutions as well as embedded within individual consciousness. Oppression fuses institutional and systemic discrimination, personal bias, bigotry, and social prejudice in a complex web of relationships and structures that saturate most aspects of life in our society. Oppression
A pre-judgment or unjustifiable, and usually negative, attitude of one type of individual or groups toward another group and its members. Such negative attitudes are typically based on unsupported generalizations (or stereotypes) that deny the right of individual members of certain groups to be recognized and treated as individuals with individual characteristics. (Institute for Democratic Renewal and Project Change Anti-Racism Initiative. A Community Builder’s Tool Kit. Claremont, CA: Claremont Graduate University.) Prejudice
A group of unearned cultural, legal, social, and institutional rights extended to a group based on their social group membership. Individuals with privilege are considered to be the normative group, leaving those without access to this privilege invisible, unnatural, deviant, or just plain wrong. Most of the time, these privileges are automatic and most individuals in the privileged group are unaware of them. Some people who can “pass” as members of the privileged group might have access to some levels of privilege (J. Beal 2009). Privilege
a term for individuals whose gender identity/expression and/or sexual orientation does not conform to societal norms. This reclaimed term is increasingly being used as an inclusive umbrella term for the LGBTQIA community. Queer
a word that substitutes for a noun. Most people have pronouns that they expect others to use for them. Most cisgender individuals use pronouns that line up with their birth-assigned sex. Many GenderQueer and Trans folks have selected pronouns that best suit who they are and sometimes generate new terms. Pronouns
oppression against individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived racial identity. Racism
system of oppression that privileges men, subordinates women, and devalues practices associated with women. Sexism
a person’s sexual and emotional attractions, not necessarily dependent on behavior. Terms associated with sexual orientation include: gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, heterosexual, and more! Sexual orientation
an umbrella term for people who do not identify with their birth-assigned sex and/or whose gender expression does not conform to the societal expectations. Trans* is used as an inclusive abbreviation. Transgender
the fear and hatred of transgender people. Transphobia

LGBTQ CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people. Asexual
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender. Bisexual
The process of acknowledging one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity to other people. For most LGBT people this is a lifelong process. Coming Out
A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex. Although it can be used for any sex , “lesbian” is sometimes the preferred term for women who are attracted to women. Gay
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Homophobia
the process of exploring and discovering one's own sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Questioning
an individual who is not open to themselves or others about their sexuality or gender identity. closeted
A person who is only attracted to members of the opposite sex. Also called “straight." Heterosexual
A woman who is primarily attracted to other women. lesbian
clinical term for people who are attracted to members of the same sex. Some people find this term offensive. homosexual
little or no capacity to experience sexual attraction until a strong romantic or emotional connection is formed with another individual, often within a romantic relationship. Demisexual
It is frequently used as an umbrella term to refer to all people who do not identify with their assigned gender at birth or the binary gender system. Transgender
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male." Intersex
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth. Cisgender
a gender expression that has elements of both masculinity and femininity Androgynous
experiencing little or no romantic attraction to others and/or has a lack of interest in romantic relationships/behavior. aromantic
gender identity best described as a dynamic mix of boy and girl. Gender Fluid
the internal perception of an one’s gender, and how they label themselves, based on how much they align or don’t align with what they understand their options for gender to be. Gender Identity
used as an umbrella term to describe individuals who don’t identify as straight. queer
for a person who does not identify with either man or woman, but identifies with another gender. third gender
A person who lives as a member of a gender other than that assigned at birth based on anatomical sex. transgender
a person who identifies psychologically as a gender/sex other than the one to which they were assigned at birth. transsexual
a person who dresses as the binary opposite gender expression (“cross-dresses”) for any one of many reasons, including relaxation, fun, and sexual gratification Transvestite
is an umbrella term traditionally used by Native American people to recognize individuals who possess qualities or fulfill roles of both genders. two spirit
person who experiences sexual, romantic, physical, and/or spiritual attraction for members of all gender identities/expressions. pansexual
this term is primarily used to refer to the process a trans* person undergoes when changing their bodily appearance either to be more congruent with the gender/sex they feel themselves to be and/or to be in harmony with their preferred gender expression. transitioning
behavior that grants preferential treatment to heterosexual people, reinforces the idea that heterosexuality is somehow better or more “right” than queerness, and/or makes other sexualities invisible. heterosexism
the type of sexual, romantic, emotional/spiritual attraction one has the capacity to feel for some others, generally labeled based on the gender relationship between the person and the people they are attracted to. Sexual orientation
the types of sexual intercourse, stimulation, and gratification one likes to receive and participate in. sexual preference
refers to the practice of, desire to, or orientation towards having ethically, honest, and consensual non-monogamous relationships polyamorous

LGBTQ+ Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a homosexual woman Lesbian
partly male and partly female in appearance. Androgynous
a person who has no sexual feelings or desires Asexual
sexually attracted to both men and women. Bisexual
a person whose sense of personal identity and gender corresponds with their birth sex. Cisgender
a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form a strong emotional connection with someone. Demisexual
a homosexual man. Gay
is one's personal experience of one's own gender Gender identity
is considered the gray area between asexuality and sexuality Gray asexuality
is a set of societal norms dictating the types of behaviors which are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex Genderrole
sexually attracted to people of one's own sex. Homosexual
encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay. Homophobia
relating to relationships or communication between people. Interpersonal
LGBT people's self-disclosure of their sexual orientation or gender identity Out
not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity. Pansexual
LGBT community are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) culture and pride Pride parade
denoting or relating to a sexual or gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms. Queer
when you are not sure about your gender so you try to find what gender you want to be. Questioning
is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted Sexual identity
There not considered a man or a women Third gender
a person who emotionally and psychologically feels that they belong to the opposite sex. Transsexual
a person, who derives pleasure from dressing in clothes primarily associated with the opposite sex. Transvestite
Nazi’s put pink triangle on gay men to identify them. Triangle
: (of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender. Two spirited
LGBT people who have not disclosed their sexual orientation or gender identity and aspects thereof, including sexual identity and sexual behavior. Coming Out: a metaphor for LGBT people's self-disclosure of their sexual orientation or gender identity Closeted

LGBTQ CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

without sexual feelings or associations asexual
feeling romantically attracted to both sexes biromantic
share the duties of parenting a child (especially of a separated or unmarried couple) co-parent
intended to capture the commitment of chosen, rather than fixed, relationships and ties of intimacy, care and support family of choice
a homosexual, especially a man gay
the condition of feeling one's emotional and psychological identity as male or female to be opposite to one's biological sex gender dysphoria
considered the gray area between asexuality and sexuality gray asexuality
an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer lgbtq
dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people homophobia
people born with any of several variations in sex characteristics intersex
not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity pansexual
denoting or relating to a sexual or gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms queer
a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual sexual orientation
a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman third gender
a person who experiences little or no romantic attraction to others aromantic
sexual attraction to both men and women. bisexuality
a term for people whose experiences of their own gender agree with the sex they were assigned at birth cisgender
a person who does not identify themselves as having a fixed gender gender fluid
discrimination or prejudice against homosexuals on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation heterosexism
the involuntary belief by lesbians and gay men that the homophobic lies, stereotypes and myths about them are true internalized homophobia
relating to relationships or communication between people interpersonal
someone who doesn't identify with the sex that was assigned at birth (trans) and also has a gender identity that can't be categorized as exclusively male or female non-binary
is used in research to describe a person's sexual orientation based on their experience or response at a given time (also called the Heterosexual–Homosexual Rating Scale) Kinsey scale
the act or practice of revealing the homosexuality of a person outing someone
events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) culture and pride. The events also at times serve as demonstrations for legal rights such as same-sex marriage Pride parade
delay or block (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies stonewall
a person, typically a man, who derives pleasure from dressing in clothes primarily associated with the opposite sex transvestite
(of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender two spirited
either member of a married couple or of an established unmarried couple partner
a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex transgender

Gender and Sexuality Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Biological difference between males and females. Sex
Social and cultural significance we attach to those presumed biological difference. Gender
Belief in social, economic, and political equalty for women. Feminism
Feminist movement in the United States born in New York in 1848. Seneca Falls
Holds that gender, race, ethnicity, and class must not be studied in isolation, because they have intermingled effects on our identity, knowledge, and outcomes. Intersectionality
Maintains that a complete understanding of social realations must incorporate the perspectives of marginalized voices. Standpoint Theory
Denotes our identities and activities as sexual beings. Sexuality
Categories of people to whom we are sexually attracted. Sexual Orientation
Includes those who are sexually attracted to members of the opposite sex. Heterosexual
Includes those who are attracted to members of the same sex. Homosexual
Includes those who are attracted to both men and women. Bisexual
People who appear to be biologically one sex but who identify with the gender of another. Transgender
Cultural presupposition that heterosexuality is appropriate standard for sexual identity and practice and that alternative sexualities are deviant, abnormal, or wrong. Heteronormativity
Ideology that one sex is suerior to another. Sexism