Glossary of Brazilian Portuguese gender and sex terminology

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This page lists Brazilian Portuguese terms related to gender and sex. They are alphabetically ordered according to the words in Portuguese.

A[edit | edit source]

  • agênero: agender
  • andrógino: androgynous (as in appearence)
  • andrógine: androgyne (as an identity)

B[edit | edit source]

  • bigênero: bigender
  • binário de gênero: gender binary

D[edit | edit source]

  • demigênero: demigender
  • demigaroto: demiboy
    • may be found as: demiguri, demimenino, ...
  • demigarota: demigirl
    • may be found as: demiguria, demimenina, ...

E[edit | edit source]

  • estudos de gênero: gender studies

F[edit | edit source]

  • feminilidade: femininity

G[edit | edit source]

H[edit | edit source]

  • homem trans binário: binary trans man
  • homem trans não-binário/binárie: nonbinary trans man

I[edit | edit source]

  • intersexualidade: intersexuality
  • intersexo: intersexual
  • intergênero: intergender

M[edit | edit source]

  • masculinidade: masculinity
  • multigênero: multigender
  • mulher trans binária: binary trans woman
  • mulher trans não-binária/binárie: nonbinary trans woman.

N[edit | edit source]

  • não-binário/binárie: non-binary

P[edit | edit source]

  • pangênero: pangender
  • poligênero: polygender
  • papéis de gênero: gender roles

T[edit | edit source]

  • travesti: In Brazil, being a travesti can vary from being a trans woman to a different concept of gender. For a long time people believed that a travesti was a "man" who felt like a woman but still felt pleasure with "his" member, which is untrue for a lot of cases. In some cases, it can be used to refer to drag queens. Mulher Pepita, a travesti, claims that she always knew she was a travesti and that it is different from being a trans woman. In general it falls under the binary trans woman umbrella.
  • teoria queer: queer theory
  • terceiro sexo: third sex
  • transgênero: transgender
  • trigênero: trigender
  • transmasculino/e: transmasculine
  • transfeminina/e: transfeminine
  • transneutre/o/a: transneutral

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