LGBT Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people
MSM Men who have sex with men
WSW Women who have sex with women
Sexual orientation One’s emotional, romantic and sexual attraction to men, women, both genders, neither gender or another gender.
Homosexual One’s emotional, romantic and sexual attraction to people of the same sex.
Heterosexual One’s emotional, romantic and sexual attraction to people of the opposite sex.
Bisexual One’s emotional, romantic and sexual attraction to people of both the same sex and opposite sex.
Gender Identity One’s internal and individual perception of those roles, behavior and actions which society attributes to men and women. Gender identity can differentiate from the sex which is determined at birth.
Transgender One whose identity or external appearance differentiates from society’s stereotypical expectations of roles, behavior and actions associated with his/her biological sex
Homophobia Negative attitude and sentiments toward homosexual people or those individuals who are identified or perceived as being homosexual