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Terminology at a Glance: Talking About LGBT People & Equality

The Bottom Line

New allies who want to support LGBT Americans often face an array of confusing terminology and language. Adapted from An Ally's Guide to Terminology, MAP's Terminology at a Glance offers a snapshot of essential vocabulary, terms to avoid, and an overview of approaches for talking about issues like non-discrimination laws, marriage and adoption—all in a short, two-page guide.

  • Terminology at a Glance: Talking About LGBT People & Equality Download


  • Movement Advancement Project