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LGBT Inclusion—Understanding The Terminology

To assist you in conversation around the topic of Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual inclusion in your workplace, Catalyst has compiled a glossary of terms commonly used. We have done our best to represent the most popular uses of the terms herein; however we understand that there is variation in definitions depending on factors such as generation and geography. If you do not understand the context in which a term is used or should be used, we encourage you to begin a respectful dialogue by asking.