Race + Gender Terms

Welcome to the Race + Gender Guided Tour! This list of terms should help you further understand the intersections of Race + Gender as it related to the trans+ community and the words that are used to describe experiences of it. We highly recommend you check out our links to further reading for expanded context, as the Primer has not dug particularly deep on this subject in our pursuits thus far and as a white-led team, we defer to the true experts on this subject.


Exclusive Gender


Third Gender





Further Reading to gain Expanded Context:

Nonbinary Hebrew, a language project

My Gender is Black | AFROPUNK

The T on Chinese Transmasculinity | Popula

Organizations, Resources, etc. for the Latinx LGBTQ Community | Remezcla

Twitter thread on the language of muxe’ identity in Oaxaca, Mexico | David Bowles

Taraji P. Henson Launches Black Mental Health Foundation | Vibe

POC therapist directories that are nationwide in the US | Davia Roberts LPC

The majority of these resources are not affiliated with the TLP and we can’t guarantee accuracy, services, or products. Community accountability is important, so if there’s something we should know about a resource listed here or if you’d like to recommend a resource, please let us know.

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