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a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome.
very old or old-fashioned.
Attempted Suicide is an attempt where a person tries to terminate their own life, but does not succeed.
a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to their own opinions and prejudices; especially : one who regards or treats the members of a non-ideology based group with hatred and intolerance.
relating to, composed of, or involving two things.
the study of living organisms, divided into many specialized fields that cover their morphology, physiology, anatomy, behavior, origin, and distribution.
Brain mapping is a set of neuroscience techniques predicated on the mapping of (biological) quantities or properties onto spatial representations of the (human or non-human) brain resulting in maps.
A term used to describe people who are not transgender. "Cis-" is a Latin prefix meaning "on the same side as," and is therefore an antonym of "trans-."
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
To express complete disapproval.
To behave, and appear according to socially acceptable conventions or standards.
Feelings of severe despondency and dejection.
the identification of the root of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms.
Something that actually exists; reality; truth.
The quality of being logical or valid; soundness or cogency.
The state of being gender non-binary, male, and or female, or some do not subscribe to any gender at all!
A state of unease or generalized dissatisfaction with life, caused by wide spread misconceptions, about gender, and sex, that lead to unfounded mass societal prejudice, disrespect, and ridicule of those who are gender variant.
Gender Identity Disorder (G.I.D.)
In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association replaced the outdated entry "Gender Identity Disorder" with Gender Dysphoria, and changed the criteria for diagnosis. "G.I.D." is no longer a recognized diagnosis for being transgender, or gender variant in any way.
Non-binary gender (see also genderqueer) describes any gender identity which does not fit the male and female binary.
denoting or relating to a person whose behavior or appearance does not conform to prevailing cultural and social expectations about what is appropriate to their gender.
People who exhibit gender variance may be called gender variant, gender non-conforming, gender diverse, or genderqueer, and may be transgender or otherwise variant in their gender identity. In the case of transgender people, they may be perceived, or perceive themselves as, gender nonconforming before transitioning, but might not be perceived as such after transitioning. Some intersex people may also exhibit gender variance.
Genderqueer is an umbrella term with a similar meaning to non-binary. It can be used to describe any gender identities other than man and woman, thus outside of the gender binary.
The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics.
The feeling of discomfort, inability to share spaces with peacefully, and the nonacceptance and prejudice against homosexual, and bisexual people.
Lack of knowledge or information.
Intersex is a term that refers to someone who has chromosome variations other than XX or XY, and or someone who's physical sex does not align with the stereotypical notion of chromosome and physical characteristics, and or has both a penis and vagina, or a sex organ between the legs that is not characterized as a penis, or vagina.
Any of a broad range of medical conditions (such as major depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, or panic disorder) that are marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of personality, mind, or emotions to impair normal psychological functioning and cause marked distress or disability and that are typically associated with a disruption in normal thinking, feeling, mood, behavior, interpersonal interactions, or daily functioning.
Having or constituting a classification based on features existing in nature.
Existing by nature and without artificial aid.
A branch (as neurophysiology) of the life sciences that deals with the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, or molecular biology of nerves and nervous tissue and especially with their relation to behavior and learning.
An adverse opinion and or bias, formed without just grounds, or a tangible evidence based standpoint.
The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior.
The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment.
A person's sex is a combination of bodily characteristics including: chromosomes, brain anatomy, hormones, internal and external reproductive organs, and secondary sex characteristics.
The situation of being in the company of other people.
A continuous sequence or range.
a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
The act or an instance of taking one's own life voluntarily and intentionally.
Used as shorthand to mean transgender or transsexual - or sometimes to be inclusive of a wide variety of identities under the transgender umbrella.
denoting or relating to a person whose self-identity does not conform unambiguously to conventional notions of male or female gender.
Transmisogyny is the intersection of transphobia and misogyny. It was coined by Julia Serano in her 2007 book Whipping Girl and used to describe the unique discrimination faced by trans women because of "the assumption that femaleness and femininity are inferior to, and exist primarily for the benefit of, maleness and masculinity",and the way that transphobia intensifies the misogyny faced by trans women (and vice versa).
Nonacceptance, prejudice, discomfort, and inability to peacefully share spaces with people who are transgender, and sometimes other branches of the gender variant community.
Preferred by some people who have permanently changed - or seek to change their bodies through medical interventions (including but not limited to hormones and/or surgeries). Unlike transgender, transsexual is not an umbrella term.
Varying from what is perceived to be the standard form.
Something (as an individual or group) that exhibits variation.
The use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy.