Glossary He Inclusiveness Index Gender equality refers to a state in which access and opportunities are unaffected by gender. Gender expression refers to people's manifestation of their gender identity. Typically, people seek to make their gender expression or presentation match their gender identity/identities, irrespective of the sex that they were assigned at birth. Gender identity refers to each person's deeply felt internal and individual experience of gender, which may or may not correspond with the sex they were assigned at birth. Gender minority refers to genders outside a cismale or cisfemale binary Gender neutral refers to no visible or labelled facilities as a specific gender only space. Open to all genders. Gender reassignment refers to the process through which people re-define the gender in which they live in order to better express their gender identity. This process may, but does not have to, involve medical assistance including hormone therapies and any surgical procedures that trans people undergo to align their body with their gender Gender recognition A process whereby a trans person’s preferred gender is recognised in law, or the achievement of the process Gender Reassignment Surgery (GRS) Medical term for what trans people often call gender-confirmation surgery: surgery to bring the primary and secondary sex characteristics of a trans person’s body into alignment with his or her internal self-perception. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Visit website University College Dublin Visit website Universitat de Barcelona Visit website Hellenic Open University Visit website Arcigay Onlus Antinoo Napoli Visit website Arcigay Onlus Antinoo Napoli Visit website Internet Web Solutions Visit website Ozara Slovenija Visit website
refers to a state in which access and opportunities are unaffected by gender.