a basic LGBT guide you should know

a basic LGBT guide you should know

“Pride” was the term chosen to convey the concept of an intrinsic dignity of each human being, which should not be affected by their behavior or by the sexual orientation.

Therefore, in life and style we tell you what does lgbt+ mean and other terms of sexual identity and diversity that you should know, according to a report by the National Commission to Prevent Discrimination (Conapred).

LGBTTTIQ+ are the acronyms that refer to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transvestite, transsexual, intersex and queer.


It is the sexual orientation of a person who does not feel erotic attraction towards other people. You can relate emotionally and romantically. It does not necessarily imply not having a libido, or not having sex, or not being able to feel arousal.


Rejection, discrimination, invisibility, ridicule and other forms of violence based on prejudice and stigma towards bisexual people or those who appear to be. It also assumes that all people must limit their emotional and sexual attraction to women or men exclusively, that is, to only one of the genders, and if they do not do so, they are considered “in transition”, as unstable or indecisive.


A person’s ability to feel affective erotic attraction to people of a different gender than their own and of their own gender, as well as the ability to maintain intimate and sexual relationships with them. This does not imply that it is with the same intensity, at the same time, in the same way, or that he feels attraction to all people of the same gender or the other.

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When the social expectation of a person’s gender aligns with the sex assigned at birth. Consequently, there are cis men and women. The prefix cis comes from the Latin for “on this side” or “corresponding to” and is the antonym of the prefix trans, which means “on the other side.”

Right to gender identity

It derives from the recognition of the free development of the personality. It considers the way in which each person assumes himself, according to his personal experience of the body, his physical characteristics, his emotions and feelings, his actions, and according to which he expresses himself in that way towards the rest of the people .

sexual and gender diversity

It refers to all the possibilities that people have to assume, express and live their sexuality, as well as to assume sexual expressions, preferences or orientations and identities. It starts from the recognition that all bodies, all sensations and all desires have the right to exist and manifest themselves, with no limits other than respect for the rights of other people.