Glossary Of Terms

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  • Androgyny

    To have both male and female characteristics

  • Anilingus

    Kissing, licking and penetration of the anus by the tongue

  • Anus

    The opening of the rectum

  • Around the world

    The act of kissing the entire body as a prelude to sex

  • Asexual

    Absence of sexual feeling

  • Ass

    The buttocks

  • Ass play

    Erotic stimulation of the anus with the hand, other body part, or sex toy

  • Asshole

    The anus

  • Auto-eroticism


  • Auto-sadism

    An act whereby one inflicts pain on oneself

  • Baby dyke

    A young lesbian or someone who is just coming out of the closet

  • BDSM

    Involves bondage and discipline, domination and submission usually in the leather community

  • Bent

    Homosexual as opposed to being straight

  • Bisexual

    A person who is sexually and emotionally attracted to both women and men

  • Blue movies

    Porno movies

  • Boi

    For lesbians, a boi is a woman who is biologically female, but has a boyish appearance or presentation. A boi may be lesbian identified or s/he may be trans identified

  • Brachiproctic eroticism

    Anal fisting

  • Bug chaser

    Someone who intentionally tries to contract HIV

  • Butch

    A woman who adopts what would be considered masculine characteristics

  • Cheat

    To be unfaithful to one’s regular sex partner

  • Civil Union

    A civil union grants gay and lesbian couples the same rights and responsibilities as marriage. Also known as “gay marriage”.

  • Clap

    Gonorrhea or other venereal desease

  • Climax

    To achieve the high point of sexual activity

  • Coitus

    Sexual intercourse

  • Coitus in ano

    Anal intercourse

  • Cold

    Unresponsive to sexual relations

  • Come

    To achieve sexual orgasm

  • Come out

    To acknowledge own sexual orientation personally and publically

  • Condom

    Rubber sheath used as barrier method

  • Crabs

    Lice which infect the pubic area of the body

  • Cross dresser

    A person who sometimes wears the clothing and aesthetics of a gender other than the one they typically wear in their daily lives

  • Cruise

    To actively search for a sex partner

  • Diesel Dyke

    A diesel dyke is a very butch or manly lesbian, especially one who is very aggressive

  • Dose

    Gonorrhea or other venereal disease

  • Drag King

    A drag king is a woman who dresses to look like a man, usually for performance. Drag kings are often lesbian, but not always.

  • Dry fuck

    Moving against one another, clothed to simulate intercourse

  • Dyke

    Another word for lesbian. Usually is only used by people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or trans. A straight person using this word may offend some people.

  • Easy

    A person who needs little persuasion to perform sex acts

  • Eat

    To perform oral intercourse

  • Exhibitionist

    A person who derives sexual gratification by displaying her body to others

  • Fag Hag

    A heterosexual woman who socialises extensively with gay men

  • Femme

    Male or female with strong feminine characteristics, mannerisms or behaviours

  • Fetish

    Any object or part of the body which is normally considered non-sexual but which arouses erotic feelings such as leather, rubber, fair, feet, panties, etc

  • Fifth wheel

    A hetrosexual in a homosexual group

  • Finger fuck

    To penetrate the vagina or anus using a finger or two

  • Fisting

    Anal sex by inserting one’s hand

  • Flagellation

    Whipping or beating to sexual orgasm

  • Frottage

    Body rubbing

  • Fuck Buddy

    Regular sex between two people without strings attached

  • Full house

    Having more than one venereal disease at the same time

  • G-string

    A small brief worn over the genitals

  • Gang Bang

    Group sex where one is fucked consecutively by many

  • Gay


  • Gaydar

    The ability to determine who is and isn’t gay is called gaydar.

  • Gender Expression

    Gender Expression is the physical manifestation of one’s gender identity, usually expressed through clothing, mannerisms, and chosen names. Transgender people usually have a gender expression that matches their gender identity, rather than their birth sex.

  • Gender Identity

    A person’s internal sense of being a man or woman or boy or girl. For transgender people, their gender identity will not match the sex they were born with.

  • Gender Identity Disorder

    A term used by physicians and psychologists to classify people who are transgender or transsexual. Gender identity disorder is a dsm-iv diagnosis that many transgender and transsexual people find offensive because it implies that something is wrong with them. Gender identity disorder has been used against gay, lesbian and gender-variant people (frequently children or adolescents) in order to force them into psychotherapy, mental institutions or conversion therapy. Also known as gender dysphoria.

  • Genitals

    The human reproductive organs

  • Get some

    To attain sexual intercourse with someone

  • Give head

    To perform oral intercourse

  • Go down on

    To perform oral intercourse

  • Golden Shower

    One person urinates on another for sexual pleasure

  • Hard up

    Lack of sexual activity and need for a sex partner

  • Hermaphrodite

    A person born with ambiguous genitalia or genitalia of both sexes.

  • Heterosexism

    The belief that heterosexuality is superior to Homosexuality and the tendency to assume everyone is heterosexual

  • Heterosexual

    One who desires sex only with the opposite sex

  • Homophobia

    Irrational fear or aversion towards homosexual people and their lifestyle.

  • Homosexual

    One who desires sex only with the same sex

  • Horny

    Sexually aroused; passionate

  • Impotent

    Unable to engage in sexual intercourse

  • Incest

    Sexual intercourse or love between siblings or otherwise closely-related individuals

  • Lay

    To perform sexual intercourse

  • Lesbian

    A woman who is sexually and emotionally attracted to other women.

  • LGBT

    Used as an abbreviation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.

  • Libido

    Sexual appetite

  • Lipstick lesbian

    A lipstick lesbian is a woman who loves other women, but also loves her clothes and makeup and shoes. She tends to dress very femme.

  • One night stand

    A sexual encounter between two or more people who will probably never see each other again

  • One way

    Will perform only one type of sexual activity

  • Oral intercourse

    A sexual activity whereby the mouth of one person is used in connection with the sexual organs of another person to produce sexual gratification

  • Orgasm

    The peak of sensation during sexual activity

  • Out of the Closet

    Being open about one’s sexual orientation.

  • Pansexual

    Someone who is attracted to people of many genders.

  • Peeping Tom

    A voyeur

  • Penis

    The male sex organ consisting of head, shaft and base

  • Perineum

    The area between the anus and vagina

  • Pervert

    One who receives sexual gratification from kinky sex acts

  • Phallus

    The penis

  • Pickup

    Stranger who is convinced to go elsewhere for sex

  • Pillow Queen

    A pillow queen is someone who likes to be on the receiving end of sex. She likes to be pleasured and not reciprocate.

  • Poke

    To engage in sexual intercourse

  • Poppers

    Amyl nitrate inhaled to enhance sexual pleasure

  • Power Dyke

    A lesbian who has gained a position of power, either within the lgbt community, or in the world at large. She could be the head of a non-profit agency, a politician or successful in business.

  • Queen

    An effeminate male homosexual

  • Queer

    An umbrella (often derogatory) term for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people

  • Questioning

    Used in the context of questioning one’s own beliefs and feelings regarding their sexual orientation

  • Quickie

    A very brief sex act

  • Rectum

    The tube between the colon and the anus

  • Rim

    To use the tongue on the anus

  • Rubber

    A condom

  • Sadism

    Sexual stimulation associated with the desire to Inflict pain, physical or mental, on another

  • Sadomasochism

    Both sadism and masochism existing in the same person

  • Score

    To achieve sexual intercourse

  • Sex Reassignment Surgery

    Genital alteration surgery that transsexuals sometimes undergo to change their physical body to match their gender identity. This is sometimes referred to as a “sex-change operation” sex reassignment surgery is the preferred term.

  • Sexual behaviour

    A person’s outward sexual activity. Differs from sexual orientation, which involves inner feelings of attraction and desire. Individuals sometimes engage in sexual behaviour that does not correspond with their sexual orientation

  • Sexual identity

    The sex-role category such as homosexual, bisexual or heterosexual that individuals ascribe to themselves, based on sexual orientation and sexual behaviour

  • Sexual orientation

    A person’s inward and enduring sense of erotic desire. Includes instinctive attractions, feelings, thoughts and desires for sexual activity with either or both genders

  • Sixty Nine (69)

    Simultaneous oral sex, belly to belly, head to tail

  • Social gender role

    Culturally-based standards of behaviour for males and females

  • Sodomy

    The insertion of the penis into the anus

  • Straight

    A heterosexual – someone who is attracted to the opposite sex

  • Swinger

    One who accepts free love doctrine

  • Thigh sex

    Having sex through the clamped legs of another

  • Tongue (verb)

    To perform oral intercourse

  • Trans

    An inclusive term, encompassing transgender, transsexual and other gender variant people

  • Transgender

    A person whose gender expression is different from how society says they are “supposed” to be. Transgender can be an umbrella term for cross-dressers, transsexuals, intersex people and other gender-variant individuals. Transgender people may or may not decide to take hormones or have sex-reassignment surgery

  • Transsexual

    A person with the urge to be the opposite sex. They may or may not choose to have gender reassignment surgery

  • Vanilla sex

    Any non kinky sex acts

  • Versatile


  • Voyeur

    One who gains sexual satisfaction from watching others undressing or engage in sexual acts

  • Wham bam

    Rapid and hurried sexual activity

  • Work up

    To create passion or to be passionate

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