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Note: Terminology in this area is rapidly evolving; new terms are being introduced, and the definitions of existing terms are changing. The Government of Yukon has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the definitions provided on this page and acknowledges that these terms may be defined differently.

Sexual orientation is someone’s sexual and/or physical attraction to others.

Gender identity is someone’s internal sense of being male, female, both of these, or neither.

LGBTQ2+ stands for:

  • lesbian;
  • gay;
  • bisexual;
  • transgender;
  • two-spirit;
  • queer or questioning; and
  • the plus (+) ensures that other identities are included and nobody is left out. 

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