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Dictionary of words and expressions
On this page, we will review the most commonly used terms when talking about transgender people.
Quite regularly, these terms are used in a very inappropriate way. This presentation of vocabulary is made for the sole purpose of allowing everyone to use these terms wisely so as not to hurt transgender people and thus respect them in their difference.
Select the term for which you wish to know the definition by clicking on the word concerned in the list opposite and the definition will appear before your eyes. To return to this "dictionary", simply click on the link located on the left at the top of the page.
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You see that there are several free places in our dictionary. If you feel that other words or expressions should be included, you can send a short message to the secretariat, at the following address :
The dictionary will then be completed with your proposal provided that the word or expression suggested is directly related to transidentity and that the management office of the association accepts its insertion in the dictionary.