Learning Resources

If you are accessing this page you may have requested more info on how to be gender inclusive or you have purchased a copy of my children's book, Pinapel and Friends. Who are they?, and would like to learn more.

Below are links to various articles and other resources to help.

Thank you for your support and willingness to make this world a more kind, loving and accepting place.

Be sure to reach out if you have any questions.


Edelstein, L. (2016, April 7). LGBTQIA glossary: Common gender and sexuality terms explained. ABC News. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://www.abc.net.au/news/ 2016-04-07/sexuality-gender-glossary- definitions/7287572

Gender neutrality in genderless languages. (2019, February 6). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title= Gender_neutrality_in_genderless_languages &oldid=882019010

Gray asexuality. (2019, January 19). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gray_asexuality&oldid=879127186

Intersex Society of North America. (2008). What is intersex? Retrieved February 14, 2019, from http://www.isna.org/faq/what_is_intersex

Intersex Society of North America. (2008). How common is intersex? Retrieved February 14, 2019, from http://www.isna.org/faq/frequency

Killermann, S. (2013, January 7). Comprehensive* List of LGBTQ+ Vocabulary Definitions [Web log post]. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://www.itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/2013/01/a-comprehensive-list-of-lgbtq-term-definitions

Sex and gender distinction. (2019, February 10). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sex_and_gender_distinction &oldid=882644546

The Need for a Gender-Neutral Pronoun [Web log post]. (2010, January 24). Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://genderneutralpronoun.wordpress.com

True Colors Fund. (2015, December 16). Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression [Video file]. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://youtu.be/Vlx9iZ9g_9I

University of California, Davis campus. (2019, February 12). LGBTQIA Resource Center Glossary. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://lgbtqia.ucdavis.edu/educated/glossary

We Are Family. (n.d.). Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Glossary of Terms. Retrieved February 14, 2019, from https://www.wearefamilycharleston.org/lgbt-a-z-glossary