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Terms Starting with G

The socially constructed roles, behaviors, expressions, and identities of girls, women, boys, men, and gender-diverse individuals. Gender identity is not binary or static and exists along a continuum and can change over time. Gender includes an individual's gender identity and gender expression.
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Gender Expression
Gender-related traits that may or may not be consistent with traits typically associated with a person's biological sex. External manifestations of gender, expressed through one's name, pronouns, clothing, haircut, behavior, voice, or body characteristics.
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Gender Identity
A person's sense of being either male, female, both, or neither. This may be different from what is traditionally associated with the person's biological sex.
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Helping or enabling a person, especially a transgender person, to live according to their gender identity.
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