LGBT Young Adult Literature/Glossary

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Welcome to the Glossary page of the LGBT Young Adult Literature wikibook. This page includes a list of all terms that might need explaining in this wikibook. Please add to it if you feel something is missing.

Glossary of Terms[edit]

  • LGBT - stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and it is a term used to describe non-heterosexual people. The term LGBT is mostly used in English-speaking countries.
  • Queer - is a colloquial term used to describe gay people. It is commonly used in the UK. Historically it was considered derogatory but nowadays has been re-adopted by the community.