Names are Important
Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography, 2006-2016 (Dana Neacşu, David Brian Holt, & Margaret (Meg) Butler eds. 2018).
10 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2021 Last revised: 5 Apr 2021
Date Written: 2018
This chapter accompanies a bibliography describing legal scholarship related to sexual orientation and gender identities. Names are important, and groups of people ideally will be recognized as they wish. Readers may not be familiar with all the words and acronyms used to describe sexual orientations and gender identities. This chapter is meant to help readers understand the language used, and to recognize the nuance and diversity of experience and identity.
Keywords: sexual orientation, gender identity, glossary
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