Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender
Coming out is a lifelong process of understanding, accepting, and acknowledging your identity as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer (GLBTQ), or a combination of these or other identities.
A person, regardless of his or her sexual orientation or gender identity, who supports and stands up for the human and civil rights of GLBT people.
Many people refrain from talking about sexual orientation and gender identity or expression because it feels taboo, or because they're afraid of saying the wrong thing. This glossary was written to help give people the words and meanings to help make conversations easier and more comfortable.
The Student Involvement & Leadership Office is home to the GLBT Resource Center. Staff members provide resources, make referrals to support services, and help students get connected to other gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students and their straight supports. Educational events and programs on GLBT topics and issues are also planned throughout the year and open to the entire UND Community.