| Gyokai |
The overall society of sexual minorities,
lesbian, bisexual and gay people. "Entering to Gyokai"
occurs when one recognized one's sexuality or when one joins
some gay community, it is not determined.
Though this term is mostly used against homosexual men in
Japan, it generally refers to all homosexual people, and original
meaning is; cheerful and fun. It is begun to be used instead
of the discriminative term "homosexual" among U.S.
Not biological sex but social and mental sex.
Self-recognition about one's sex.
How one recognizes one's sex between social and mental sex
and biological sex.
A sexual orientation to persons of the
Male homosexual: Gay
Female homosexual: Lesbian
People sexually oriented to persons of the opposite sex.
Hetero means other; different.
An abbreviation of homosexual. Sometimes it is used in discriminative
way toward gay men.
"homo" means "same", "like"
in English and "human" in Latin.
A sexual orientation to persons of the same sex. Usually in
Japan this term is used against gay men, however essentially
it means both men and women.
Hatred toward homosexual people, showed in various way, such
as violence, disregard, or harassment.
Those who do not understand his/her
inherent sex, male or female. Even if the outside sexual organs
are of males, feminine feature can be seen by the gene, or
the inner sexual organs and it has the feature of man-and-woman
both sexes with it also with a
male type etc.