LGBTQ LC Subject Headings: 1. General

Asexual people
450: Aces (Asexual people)
450: Asexuals
670: Work cat: 2014948221: Decker, Julie Sondra. The Invisible orientation : an introduction to asexuality, 2014: |b jacket (Julie Sondra Decker outlines what asexuality is, counters misconceptions, provides resources, and puts asexual people’s experiences in context as they move through a very sexualized world)
670: Asexualities feminist and queer perspectives, 2014: |b summary (Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing people who do not experience sexual attraction)
670: Asexuality Visibility & Education Network WWW site, Jan. 31, 2016: |b home page (An asexual person is a person who does not experience sexual attraction)
670: DeLuzio Chasin, CJ. Theoretical Issues in the Study of Asexuality, 2011: |b abstract (Asexual people are those who experience little or no sexual attraction and/or who self-identify with asexuality)
670: DeLuzio Chasin, CJ. “Reconsidering Asexuality and its Radical Potential“. Feminist Studies v. 39, no. 2, 2013: |b page 406 (Some people prefer the term ace (a phonetic abbreviation of asexual) as a more inclusive alternative to the term asexual)

Asexuality (Sexual orientation)
450: N/A
550: Sexual orientation
670: Work cat: 2014948221: Decker, Julie Sondra. The Invisible orientation : an introduction to asexuality, 2014: |b jacket (Julie Sondra Decker outlines what asexuality is, counters misconceptions, provides resources, and puts asexual people’s experiences in context as they move through a very sexualized world.) page 3 (Asexuality is a sexual orientation currently estimated to describe 1 percent of the population. Asexuality is usually defined as the experience of not being sexually attracted to others.)
670: Asexualities feminist and queer perspectives, 2014: |b summary (Asexuality is predominantly understood as an orientation describing people who do not experience sexual attraction)
670: Asexuality Visibility & Education Network WWW site, Jan. 31, 2016.
670: Storms, Michael D. “Theories of Sexual Orientation.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 38, no. 5, 1980: |b page 785 (two-dimensional map of erotic orientation produces four sexual-orientation categories: asexual, heterosexual, homosexual, and bisexual)
670: Van Houdenhove, et al. “Asexuality: A multidimensional approach”. Journal of Sex Research, 2015: |b page 669 (Asexuality is usually defined as a lack of sexual attraction (Bogaert, 2004), which is in line with the definition proposed by the asexual community stating that ’an asexual person is a person who does not experience sexual attraction’)
952: To address the concerns raised in the PSD meeting for list 1603: In re-submitting the proposal, all literature found states that asexuality is a sexual orientation. Asexuality is defined by a lack of sexual attraction but not necessarily by a lack of sexual behavior. Sex was suggested as a BT; however, because Asexuality is defined as a sexual orientation, not a behavior, we used the model of Homosexuality to determine that the BT Sexual orientation is a better fit. The suggestion of qualifying the term to distinguish from Asexuality in plants or other animals is a good one and has been done.

Bisexual men
450: Male bisexuals
450: Men bisexuals
550: Bisexuals
550: Men
670: Hennepin |b (Bisexual men)

Bisexual men–United States
450: N/A
550: N/A
667-68X: N/A

Bisexual women
450: Female bisexuals
450: Women bisexuals
550: Bisexuals
550: Women
667-68X: N/A

Bisexual women–United States
450: N/A
550: N/A
667-68X: N/A

Bisexuality
450: Bi-sexuality
550: Sexual orientation
550: Homosexuality
670: Avoiding heterosexual bias language, 2004, via American Psychological Association website, viewed Feb. 24, 2012 |b (The terms lesbian sexual orientation, heterosexual sexual orientation, gay male sexual orientation, and bisexual sexual orientation are preferable to lesbianism, heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality. The former terms focus on people, and some of the latter terms have in the past been associated with pathology.)

Bisexuals
450: Bi people
450: Bis (Bisexuals)
450: Bisexual people
550: Sexual minorities
670: LC database, April 20, 1993 |b (bisexuals)
670: Am. heritage dict.

Gay men
450: Gays, Male
450: Homosexuals, Male
450: Male gays
450: Urnings
550: Gays
550: Men
667-68X: N/A

Gay men–United States
450: N/A
550: N/A
667-68X: N/A

Gays
450: Gay people
450: Gay persons
450: Homosexuals
550: Sexual minorities
670: Random House 2 |b (Usage: Gay as an adjective meaning “homosexual” goes back at least to the early 1900’s. After World War II, as social attitudes toward sexuality began to change, “gay” was applied openly to homosexuals themselves, first as an adjective and later as a noun. Today the noun often designates only a male homosexual: gays and lesbians. The word has ceased to be slang and is not used disparagingly.)
670: Phone call to Don Michaels, publisher, The Washington Blade, May 20, 1988 |b (editorial policy of the Blade is to use the terms “gay” and “gays” to include both men and women, both for editorial and stylistic convenience and because the term is not considered pejorative to the majority of lesbians, some of whom prefer to be called “gay” rather than “lesbian.” Criticism of this policy surfaces occasionally but it is generally acceptable to the majority of gay people.)

Gender identity–Congresses
450: N/A
550: N/A
667: Record generated for validation purposes.

Homosexuality
450: Same-sex attraction
550: Sexual orientation
550: Bisexuality
670: Homosexuality : Christ above all : the Church’s teaching on same sex attraction, c1994.
670: Same-sex attraction: a parents’ guide, 2003.

Homosexuality–Bibliography
450: N/A
550: N/A
667: Record generated for validation purposes.
670: Work cat.: The homosexual and society, 1990.

Intersex people
450: Hermaphrodites (Persons)
450: Hermaphroditic people
450: Inter* individuals
450: Intersex-identified people
450: Intersexed people
450: Intersexual people
450: Intersexuals (Persons)
550: Sexual minorities
670: Witten, T. Gender identity and the military : transgender, transsexual, and intersex-identified individuals in the U.S. Armed Forces, 2007: |b PDF p. 4 (intersex-identified individuals) p. 7 (intersex-identified persons)

Intersexuality
450: Bisexuality (Biology)
450: Hermaphroditism
450: Intersex conditions
550: Sex (Biology)
670: American Heritage dict. |b (“intersexual: Biology, having both male and female characteristics, including in varying degrees reproductive organs, secondary sexual characteristics, and sexual behavior, as a result of an abnormality of the sex chromosomes or a hormonal imbalance during embryogenesis. n., intersexuality.”)
670: Random House dict.
670: Encarta World English dict.
670: Encyc. Britannica.
670: Wikipedia, May 31, 2007.
670: Google search, Oct. 23, 2007 |b (intersex conditions)

Lesbianism
450: Female homosexuality
450: Lesbian love
450: Sapphism
550: Homosexuality
550: Women–Sexual behavior
670: Wiktionary, Feb. 12, 2008 |b (sapphism: lesbianism; female homosexuality)
670: Merriam-Webster’s medical dict., via WWW, Feb. 12, 2008 |b (sapphism: lesbianism)
670: Dict. of sexual terms, via WWW, Feb. 12, 2008 |b (sapphism: 1. Female homosexuality; lesbianism. 2. Lesbian love or lesbian-sex, the mutual friction of the sex-organs between two women)

Lesbianism–United States
450: N/A
550: N/A
667: Record generated for validation purposes.
670: Work cat.: Except for one little problem, c2001

Lesbians
450: Female gays
450: Female homosexuals
450: Gay females
450: Gay women
450: Gayelles
450: Gays, Female
450: Homosexuals, Female
450: Lesbian women
450: Sapphists
450: Women, Gay
450: Women homosexuals
550: Gays
550: Women
670: Lesbians turn “gayelle”, in Daily telegraph (Surry Hills, N.S.W. : Online), Jan. 25, 2008, viewed Feb. 12, 2008 |b (lesbians who are unhappy with the title have launched a world-wide movement to change the name of their sexuality to “gayelle”. Websites devoted to the change are springing up, with the motivation said to be a “persistent distaste for the word lesbian.” Gayelle, denoting anyone gay and female, is made up of the words “gay” and “elle” meaning “she” in French.)
670: Wikipedia, Feb. 12, 2008: |b Gayelle (Gayelle may refer to: Gayelle TV; gayelle (lesbian); gayelle (cockfighting)) Dyke (Dyke is a slang term for a lesbian with certain qualities. Originally it was a derogatory label for a masculine or butch woman, and this usage still exists. However, it has also been reappropriated as a positive term implying assertiveness and toughness, or simply as a neutral synonym for lesbian. … In the late 20th and early 21st century, the term was reclaimed by many lesbians. Examples in the culture include the comic strip “Dykes to Watch out For” and the traditional Dykes on Bikes that lead pride parades. Matters came to a head when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied lesbian motorcycle group Dykes on Bikes a trademark for its name, on the grounds that “dyke” was an offensive word. In 2005, after a prolonged court battle involving testimony on the word’s changing role in the lesbian community, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board permitted the group to register its name.)
670: Gayelle website, Feb. 12, 2008: |b home page (gayelles (gay females) definition of gayelle (1. gay (the feminine form of gay meaning homosexual) 2. of or pertaining to gay (homosexual) interests or issues. — noun. Gayelle 1. Gay and female 2. A member of a group and or movement of gay females who prefer to be called Gayelle rather than lesbian; Gayelles)

Male homosexuality
450: Homosexuality, Male
550: Men–Sexual behavior
667-68X: N/A

Sexual minorities
450: Gender minorities
450: GLBT people
450: GLBTQ people
450: LBG people
450: LGBT people
450: Lesbigay people
450: LGBTQ people
450: Non-heterosexual people
450: Non-heterosexuals
450: Sexual dissidents
550: Minorities
670: LC database, Sept. 20, 2004 |b (sexual minorities)
670: WordIQ.com, Sept. 20, 2004 |b (“Sexual minorities defined by sexual orientation and gender identity — gay/lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people …”; “LGBT (or GLBT) is an acronym used as a collective term to refer to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people LGB”)
670: WWW, Sept. 20, 2004 |b (Google search: sexual minorities; sexual dissidents; LBG people; LGBT people; GLBT people; lesbigay people)
670: UNESCO thesaurus |b (gender minorities)
670: Eaton, L.E. Constructing rainbow classrooms : non-heterosexual students’ journey toward safer schools, 2005: |b p. 17 (The term “non-heterosexual” is used in this study to denote all students who describe their sexuality as different, although they may not necessarily identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. In some cases, students choose to use the “Q” in LGBTQ to mean that they are questioning their sexuality and do not identify with any one particular category) p. 18 (LGBT youth) p. 23 (non-heterosexuals)
670: Double-tongued word wrester dictionary, via WWW, May 20, 2006 |b (LGBTQ adj. having a sexual orientation other than heterosexual)
670: Colgate University Office of LGBTQ Initiatives WWW home page, May 20, 2006 |b (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students; LGBTQ faculty, staff, students and alumni; the LGBTQ community)
670: GLBTQ : an encyc. of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer culture, via WWW, June 2, 2006 |b (in article on Spirituality: glbtq individuals; glbtq communities; glbtq community; glbtq people)
670: Famous GLBTQ people Web site, June 2, 2006.
675: Women’s thesaurus

Sexual orientation
450: Orientation, Sexual
450: Sexual preference
550: Sex (Psychology)
550: Sexual reorientation programs
670: Campbell, R. Psychiatric dict., 1981 |b (sexual orientation: the preferred adult sexual behavior of a person; specifically, whether he is heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual)
670: Myers, V.A. Sexual preference study, 1976.

Transgender people
450: TG people
450: TGs (Transgender people)
450: Trannies
450: Trans-identified people
450: Trans people
450: Transgender-identified people
450: Transgendered people
450: Transgenders
450: Transpeople
550: Sexual minorities
670: Wikipedia, May 30, 2007 |b (“Transgender … is a general term applied to a variety of individuals, behaviors, and groups involving tendencies that diverge from the normative gender role (woman or man) commonly, but not always, assigned at birth, as well as the role traditionally held by society. Transgender is the state of one’s “gender identity” (self-identification as male, female, both or neither) not matching one’s “assigned gender” (identification by others as male or female based on physical/genetic sex). Transgender does not imply any specific form of sexual orientation — transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, pansexual or asexual.”)
670: American Heritage dict. |b (transgendered: appearing as, wishing to be considered as, or having undergone surgery to become a member of the opposite sex)
670: LC database, May 30, 2007 |b (transgender people; trans people; transgendered people; transgenders; transpeople)
670: Google search, May 30, 2007 |b (transgender people; TG people; TGs; trans people; transgendered people; transgenders; trannies; transpeople)
670: Witten, T. Gender identity and the military : transgender, transsexual, and intersex-identified individuals in the U.S. Armed Forces, 2007: |b PDF p. 4 (trans-identified or intersex-identified person; trans-identified or nonnormatively gendered individuals) p. 9 (trans-identified individuals) p. 14 (transgender-identified individuals)

Transgenderism
450: Transgender orientation
550: Gender identity
670: Wikipedia, May 30, 2007
670: American Heritage dict. |b (transgendered: appearing as, wishing to be considered as, or having undergone surgery to become a member of the opposite sex)
670: LC database, May 30, 2007.
670: Google search, May 30, 2007 |b (transgenderism; transgender orientation)
680: Here are entered works on the various manifestations of cross-gender orientation, such as transvestism, transsexualism, male or female impersonation, intersexuality, etc., treated collectively.

Transsexualism
450: Transexualism
450: Transexuality
450: Transsexuality
550: Transgenderism
670: MESH |b (Transsexualism)
670: Random House |b (transsexualism; transsexuality)
670: LC database, Feb. 1, 2001 |b (transsexualism; transsexuality)
670: Google search, May 8, 2006 |b (transexuality; transexualism; transsexuality; transsexualism)
680: Here are entered works on the condition where an individual’s gender identity does not match his or her physical sexual characteristics, a condition often resolved by undergoing an anatomical sex change.

Transsexuals
450: Transexuals
450: Transsexual people
450: Transsexualism–Patients
550: Transgender people
670: American Heritage dict. |b (transsexual: 1. One who wishes to be considered by society as a member of the opposite sex. 2. One who has undergone a sex change.)
670: Random House dict. |b (transsexual: 1. a person having a strong desire to assume the physical characteristics and gender role of the opposite sex. 2. a person who has undergone hormone treatment and surgery to attain the physical characteristics of the opposite sex.)
680: Here are entered works on individuals whose gender identity does not match their physical sexual characteristics, and who usually undergo an anatomical sex change.

Transvestism
450: Cross-dressing
450: Crossdressing
450: Eonism
550: Psychosexual disorders
670: Miller, R. The bliss of becoming one, 1996.
670: 97-11130: Rowe, Robert J. Bert & Lori : the autobiography of a cross-dresser, 1997.
670: LC database, Mar. 25, 1997 |b (cross-dressing; crossdressing)
680: Here are entered works on the practice, especially of males, of assuming the dress and manner of the opposite sex for psychological gratification.

Transvestites
450: Cross-dressers
450: Crossdressers
450: Femmiphilliacs
550: Transgender people
670: Work cat.: Allen, M. Transformations : men who dress as women, 1989.
670: HCL.
670: Random House.
670: Web. 3.
670: LC database, Mar. 25, 1997 |b (cross-dressers; crossdressers)
675: IAC
680: Here are entered works on persons, especially males, who assume the dress and manner of the opposite sex for psychological gratification. Works on men who impersonate women, generally for purposes of entertainment or comic effect, are entered under |a Female impersonators. |i Works on women who impersonate men, generally for purposes of entertainment or comic effect, are entered under |a Male impersonators.
681: Notes under |a Female impersonators; Male impersonators

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