Gender & Sexuality

Gender and sexuality language and the words we use for identity have exploded in recent years. More and more people are sharing their pronouns. More people have stood up to say they identify with the singular they. Pansexual, omnisexual, and dozens of other words have become mainstays of social media bios. At Dictionary.com, we've seen an uptick in uses of words such as cisgender and gender neutral, of nonbinary and gender-fluid. So how do you keep up with the changes in language, be respectful and inclusive?  Stay up to date with our gender and sexuality dictionary!