Trans & Gender 101

I know, I know, there a thousand introductions to transgenderism out there. I just want something current, something local to this site, and a clarity of definitions because they may vary among groups.

Transgender Terminology

Intersex formerly called Hermaphrodite

Genders 

Cross dresser
Drag queen
Drag king

Romantic & sexual orientations

Asexual - Does not have sexual attractions toward others
Autogynephile
Bisexual - Has romantic and sexual attraction toward women and men
Ex-gay - People with gay or lesbian feelings but heterosexual behavior
Heterosexual - Has romantic and sexual attraction toward the opposite gender
Homosexual - Has romantic and sexual attraction toward the same gender
Pansexual - Their romantic and sexual attraction is not characterized by gender
Queer - People or orientations outside common orientations

Concepts

Ideologies about Gender

See Also

Wikipedia's trans section
Eli's Green's glossary (PDF)
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