Chosen Name: The name that an individual uses regardless of the name that was assigned to them at birth. Sometimes referred to as a “preferred name.”
Cisgender, Cis: An individual whose gender identity matches the sex assigned to them at birth.
F#: The number assigned to any student, faculty, or staff member when they begin an official relationship with Fredonia.
FREDCard: An identification card used on the Fredonia campus issued by the Fredonia Student Association (FSA).
LGBTQ: The acronym stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer. This is an umbrella term used to refer to a community of individuals whose sexual or gender identities can create shared political and social experiences. The acronym is not meant to be exclusionary; there are other identities, including but not limited to asexual and intersex, that fall under this umbrella term.
Transgender, Trans: An umbrella term that represents individuals whose gender identities do not match the sex assigned to them at birth.