LGBTQ+ Quick for NURSES Guide.
Bisexual--Individuals who experience sexual, romantic, and/or emotional attractions to people of more than one gender.
Cis or cisgender people--Individuals who identify with the gender that was assigned to them at birth (i.e., people who are not transgender).
Gay--A sexual and affectional orientation toward people of the same gender (male or female).
Gender identity--An individual's sense of being female, male, or an alternative gender (i.e. transgender).
Lesbian--women who experience sexual, romantic, and/or emotional attractions to other women.
LGBTQ2S--lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, two-spirit.
Non-binary gender and gender-nonconforming people--Umbrella terms for individuals who do not fit into traditional "male" and "female" gender categories.
Queer--An umbrella term to refer to all LGBTQ2S+ people. It is also a non-binary term used by individuals who see their sexual orientation and/or gender identity as fluid.
Sexual identity--describes a person's identification to their own sexual orientation.
Sexual orientation--Defined as who an individual is emotionally, romantically, and sexually attracted to.
Transgender--Umbrella term for individuals whose gender identity and/or expression is different from the gender assigned to them at birth.
Two-spirit--A term created by Aboriginal communities in Canada to describe individuals within their culture who identify as LGBTQ2S.
Association of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. (2016). LGBTQ+ friendly practice providing culturally appropriate care for LGBTQ+ people. Retrieved from https://www.nnpbc.com/pdfs/ education/webinars/ARNBC-Webinar-LGBTQ-Friendly-Practice.pdf.
Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO). (2007). Position statement: Respecting sexual orientation and gender identity. Retrieved from https://www.rainbowhealthontario.ca/ wp-content/uploads/woocommerce_ uploads/2014/08/Respecting_ Sexual_Orientation_and_Gender_ Identity.pdf.
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