Glossary

Learn more about the terminology used in the Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative.

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Gender

On this site, the term gender refers to a person’s internal understanding of his or her gender, or the gender with which a person identifies – and includes the following categories: male, female, transgender male-to-female, transgender female-to-male, and other (e.g., bigender, gender queer, two-spirit).