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Glossary of Diversity-Related Terms

  • Ableism

  • Accessibility

  • Ageism

  • Ally

  • Anti-Semitism

  • Asexual

  • Bias

  • Bigotry

  • Biphobia

  • Bisexual

  • Categorization

  • Cisgender

  • Cisgenderism

  • Classism

  • Coming out

  • Disability

  • Discrimination

  • Diversity

  • Equality

  • Equity

  • Essentialism

  • Ethnic Group

  • Ethnicity

  • Ethnocentrism

  • Eurocentrism

  • Feminism

  • First Nations People

  • Gay

  • Gender

  • Gender expression

  • Gender identity

  • Genderism

  • Gender nonconforming

  • Genderqueer

  • Gender variant

  • Harassment

  • Hegemony

  • Heterosexual

  • Heterosexism

  • Heterosexual privilege

  • Homophobia

  • Inclusion

  • Imperialism

  • Integration

  • Internalized homophobia

  • Internalized oppression

  • Intersectionality

  • Intersex

  • Institutional homophobia or heterosexism

  • Islamophobia

  • Lesbian

  • LGBTIQQ

  • Marginalized

  • Marginalization

  • Multiplicity

  • Oppression

  • Pansexual (also referred to as omnisexuality or polisexuality)

  • Pluralism

  • Prejudice

  • Privilege

  • Queer

  • Questioning

  • Racism

  • Reverse Discrimination

  • Sex

  • Sexism

  • Sexual identity

  • Sexual orientation

  • Silencing

  • Social Accountability of Medical Schools

  • Social Justice

  • Social Responsibility

  • Social Responsiveness

  • Stereotype

  • System of Oppression

  • Tokenism

  • Transgender or trans

  • Transphobia

  • Transsexual

  • Two-spirit

  • Unearned Privilege

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