Besides getting rights and freedoms, over the past 100 years have been discovering the intricacies of human sexuality. This has produced a lot of words and concepts that describe reality. The need to find an inclusive terminology of all sexual diversity, often raises too much the speech and is difficult to understand, if we also consider the speech often is mixed with activism.
We think it is necessary that the general public knows to call things by their name in a proper way, because knowing the names of things could be the first step to know them. This is the purpose of this glossary.
Used in the field of gender studies, is a term used to describe people whose gender identity and gender assigned at birth are concordant, and whose behavior is consistent with that socially are assigned to this gender. For simplicity, we can say that there are transgender people and people who are not, and those that are not, are called cisgender.