Gender identity

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  • Did you know that according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, most children have a "stable sense of their gender identity" by age 4?
  • Gender identity is defined as a person's internal sense of being male, female, some combination of male and female, or neither male nor female.  Read more about gender identity here.
Coming out

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Fun stuff

Interesting Facts

  • Facebook has more than 50 options beyond "male" or "female" for users to describe their gender identity.
  • The Greek lambda symbol (λ) was a commonly used gay rights symbol prior to the rainbow flag, and was the sign of the Gay Activist Alliance.
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil holds the world's largest gay pride parade, with an estimated 3.5 million attendees each year.

On The Web

Resources

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