The Arabic language did not have non-derogative expressions to talk about sexual diversity, but at the end of the 20th-century professionals from psychology, sociology and journalists began using the expression Junusiya Misliya as the Arabic equivalent of the word homosexuality, created a century earlier. Other positive neologisms are:
·Izdiwajiyat el moyool el jinsiya: bisexuality.
·Moyool jinsiya: sexual orientation.
·Hawiya jinsiya: sexual identity.
·Hawiyat el jins: gender identity.
·Izdiwajiyat el jins: intersexuality.
·Izdiwaji el jins: intersexual.
·Hawiya junusiya: homosexual identity.
·Hawiya misliya: gay identity.