LGBTQ+ Crossword
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1 and (number) transgender people avoided seeking medical care in 2018 because they feared being disrespected or mistreated
2. The unemployment rate for transgender people is how many times higher than the general population?
3. What percentage of US millennials identify as transgender or gender non-conforming?
4. What is the linguistic part of speech used to refer to individuals?
5. Someone who has little or no personal connection with gender.
6. Someone whose gender identity and/or expression varies over time.
7. Someone whose identity is comprised of all or many gender identities and expressions
8. Someone whose identity is between genders and/or a combination of gender identities and expressions.
A term used to describe people who identify with the physical characteristics, roles, behaviors, and/or desires of a gender different from the one associated with the sex they were assigned at birth
A term used to describe people who identify with the physical characteristics, roles, behaviors, and/or desires of a gender different from the one associated with the sex they were assigned at birth
11. How many states prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity?
12. Whose mission is to advocate to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people?
13. Someone who identifies with both male and female genders, or even a third gender
14. Someone who supports the LGBTQ+ community?
15. A category for a fluid constellation of gender identities beyond the woman/man gender binary; also called genderqueer

LGBT Crossword Puzzle

LGBT Crossword Puzzle
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A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people.
Aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals.
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender.
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth.
A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex.
A term which refers to individuals or groups who “queer” or problematize the hegemonic notions of sex, gender and desire in a given society.
A person who is only attracted to members of the opposite sex.
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
A clinical term for people who are attracted to members of the same sex.
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male."
A woman who is primarily attracted to other women.
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.
The fear or hatred of transgender people or gender non-conforming behaviour.
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.

LGBT Terms Crossword

LGBT Terms Crossword
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These acronyms refer to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Asexual or Ally
A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people. Asexuality is not the same as celibacy.
Typically any non-LGBT person who supports and stands up for the rights of LGBT people.
Aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals.
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender.
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth.
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.
A person who is attracted primarily to members of the same sex.
A term which refers to the ways in which we each manifest masculinity or femininity.
The sense of “being” male, female, genderqueer, agender, etc. For some people, gender identity is in accord with physical anatomy.
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male."
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).
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.
The fear or hatred of transgender people or gender non-conforming behavior.

LGBTQ AWARENESS Crossword

LGBTQ AWARENESS Crossword
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a person who recognozes and supports sexual and gender differences
an individual who is romantic or sexually attracted to men and to women
a male-identified person who is sexually and romantically attracted to other males
a female-identified person who is sexually and romantically attracted to other females
the expression of one one's gender identity through clothes, hairstyle, voice, body shape, etc
one's inner sense of being a particular gender (feminine, masculine, androgynous, etc)
A person’s physical, romantic, and/or emotional of attraction to others.
the medical assignment of ‘male’ or ‘female’ based upon the external genitalia that an individual exhibits at birth
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
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

Gender Identity Terms Crossword

Gender Identity Terms Crossword
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An encompassing term of many gender identities of those who do not identify or exclusively identify with their sex assigned at birth.
A set of characteristics associated with reproduction and biology that generally assign individuals into categories of “male” and “female.”
A set of cultural constructs describing characteristics that may historically be related to femininity, masculinity, women, men, nonbinary people, or social norms.
One’s internal sense of being male, female, neither of these, both, or other gender(s).
A person’s process of developing and assuming a gender expression to match their gender identity.
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.
Someone who advocates and supports a community other than their own.
Anxiety and/or discomfort regarding one’s sex assigned at birth.
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.
Preferred umbrella term for all genders other than female/male or woman/man, used as an adjective (e.g. Jesse is a nonbinary person).

Social Justice Crossword

Social Justice Crossword
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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.
individuals whose gender identity and expression line up with their birth-assigned sex.
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.
the fear and hatred of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.
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.
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.
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.
the fear, hatred, and intolerance of people who identify or are perceived as gay or lesbian.
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.
the irrational fear or hatred of Islam, Muslims, Islamic traditions and practices, and, more broadly, those who appear to be Muslim.
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.
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.)
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).
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.
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.
oppression against individuals or groups based on their actual or perceived racial identity.
system of oppression that privileges men, subordinates women, and devalues practices associated with women.
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!
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.
the fear and hatred of transgender people.

LGBTQ+ Crossword

LGBTQ+ Crossword
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a homosexual woman
partly male and partly female in appearance.
a person who has no sexual feelings or desires
sexually attracted to both men and women.
a person whose sense of personal identity and gender corresponds with their birth sex.
a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless they form a strong emotional connection with someone.
a homosexual man.
is one's personal experience of one's own gender
is considered the gray area between asexuality and sexuality
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
sexually attracted to people of one's own sex.
encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay.
relating to relationships or communication between people.
LGBT people's self-disclosure of their sexual orientation or gender identity
not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity.
LGBT community are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) culture and pride
denoting or relating to a sexual or gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms.
when you are not sure about your gender so you try to find what gender you want to be.
is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted
There not considered a man or a women
a person who emotionally and psychologically feels that they belong to the opposite sex.
a person, who derives pleasure from dressing in clothes primarily associated with the opposite sex.
Nazi’s put pink triangle on gay men to identify them.
: (of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender.
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

LGBTQ CROSSWORD PUZZLE

LGBTQ CROSSWORD PUZZLE
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A person who generally does not feel sexual attraction or desire to any group of people.
A person who is attracted to both people of their own gender and another gender.
The process of acknowledging one’s sexual orientation and/or gender identity to other people. For most LGBT people this is a lifelong process.
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.
A range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
the process of exploring and discovering one's own sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
an individual who is not open to themselves or others about their sexuality or gender identity.
A person who is only attracted to members of the opposite sex. Also called “straight."
A woman who is primarily attracted to other women.
clinical term for people who are attracted to members of the same sex. Some people find this term offensive.
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.
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.
A person whose sexual anatomy or chromosomes do not fit with the traditional markers of "female" and "male."
Types of gender identity where an individual's experience of their own gender matches the sex they were assigned at birth.
a gender expression that has elements of both masculinity and femininity
experiencing little or no romantic attraction to others and/or has a lack of interest in romantic relationships/behavior.
gender identity best described as a dynamic mix of boy and girl.
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.
used as an umbrella term to describe individuals who don’t identify as straight.
for a person who does not identify with either man or woman, but identifies with another gender.
A person who lives as a member of a gender other than that assigned at birth based on anatomical sex.
a person who identifies psychologically as a gender/sex other than the one to which they were assigned at birth.
a person who dresses as the binary opposite gender expression (“cross-dresses”) for any one of many reasons, including relaxation, fun, and sexual gratification
is an umbrella term traditionally used by Native American people to recognize individuals who possess qualities or fulfill roles of both genders.
person who experiences sexual, romantic, physical, and/or spiritual attraction for members of all gender identities/expressions.
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.
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.
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.
the types of sexual intercourse, stimulation, and gratification one likes to receive and participate in.
refers to the practice of, desire to, or orientation towards having ethically, honest, and consensual non-monogamous relationships

Gender and Sexuality Crossword

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

LGBTQ CROSSWORD

LGBTQ CROSSWORD
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without sexual feelings or associations
feeling romantically attracted to both sexes
share the duties of parenting a child (especially of a separated or unmarried couple)
intended to capture the commitment of chosen, rather than fixed, relationships and ties of intimacy, care and support
a homosexual, especially a man
the condition of feeling one's emotional and psychological identity as male or female to be opposite to one's biological sex
considered the gray area between asexuality and sexuality
an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer
dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people
people born with any of several variations in sex characteristics
not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity
denoting or relating to a sexual or gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms
a person's sexual identity in relation to the gender to which they are attracted; the fact of being heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual
a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman
a person who experiences little or no romantic attraction to others
sexual attraction to both men and women.
a term for people whose experiences of their own gender agree with the sex they were assigned at birth
a person who does not identify themselves as having a fixed gender
discrimination or prejudice against homosexuals on the assumption that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation
the involuntary belief by lesbians and gay men that the homophobic lies, stereotypes and myths about them are true
relating to relationships or communication between people
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
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)
the act or practice of revealing the homosexuality of a person
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
delay or block (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies
a person, typically a man, who derives pleasure from dressing in clothes primarily associated with the opposite sex
(of a member of an American Indian people) gay, lesbian, or transgender
either member of a married couple or of an established unmarried couple
a person whose sense of personal identity and gender does not correspond with their birth sex

Sex, Gender, & Sexuality Crossword

Sex, Gender, & Sexuality Crossword
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Sex characteristics: ovaries, testes, and external genitalia
Our sense of being male, female, or some combination of the two
The biologically influenced characteristics by which people define males and females
Chromosome found in both males and females. Females have two
Sex hormones contributing to female sex characteristics
An umbrella term describing people whose gender identity or expression differs from that associated with their birth sex
Distress due to infrequently or never experiencing orgasm
The socially influenced characteristics by which people define men and women
The period of sexual maturation when a person becomes capable of reproducing
First ejaculation; often occurs during sleep ("wet dream")
life-threatening, STI caused by HIV. Depletes the immune system, leaving the person vulnerable to infections
Set of expected behaviors, attitudes, and traits for males or females
Resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm
The acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role
Sex characteristics: nonreproductive sexual traits, such as female breasts and hips, male voice quality, and body hair
Sexual arousal from fantasies, behaviors, or urges involving nonhuman objects, the suffering of self or others, and or nonconsenting persons
Displaying both traditional masculine and feminine psychological characteristics
Inability to develop or maintain an erection
An act of aggression (physical or verbal) intended to harm a person's relationship or social standing
Culturally modeled guide for how to act in various situations
Most important male sex hormone. Found in both males and females. Stimulates growth of male sex organs and development during puberty.
Set of expectations (norms) about social position, defining how those in the position out to behave
Having no sexual attraction to others
First menstrual period
Problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning
Chromosome found only in males
Theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished
Cycle of four stages of sexual responding: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution
Disorder of sexual development; unusual development of sex chromosomes and anatomy
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to harm someone physically or emotionally
an enduring sexual attraction toward member's of one's own sex (homosexual), the other sex (heterosexual), or both sexes (bisexual).