It can also be considered a lack of sexual orientation. Recently it has been reclaimed as a term of pride by many within the lesbian community. Their dress is usually mixture of male and female articles and they are seen as a separate or third gender. April; Day varies from year to year. Because of the original derogatory nature it has not necessarily been accepted by all.
It has been reclaimed by some as a term of pride, but not all.
List of LGBT awareness days
GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes in creating a more vibrant and diverse community. Transmasculine Often used as an umbrella term for people assigned female at birth who identify as masculine of center- — that is, they identify more closely with maleness than femaleness, and generally desire a physical appearance that reflects this identification, but do not identify as wholly male or as a man. Historically queer has been used as a derogatory term but has recently been reclaimed as a term of pride. Intersex Pride Flag Created in by Natalie Phox to symbolize the spirit of those who are born intersexed. GLSEN has several extremely helpful resources on their site: Genderqueer A gender variant person whose gender identity is neither entirely female or male, between or beyond genders, or some combination of genders. The Day of Silence is a student-led day of action when concerned students, from middle school to college, take some form of a vow of silence to bring attention to the name-calling, bullying and harassment — in effect, the silencing — experienced by LGBT students and their allies.