For Miscellaneous People

______sexual (Insert name of person you're attracted to: e.g., Davidsexual, Amandasexual, et cetera)
Androgynophile (Attracted to androgyny)
Androgynosexual (Attracted to androgyny)
Androgynotrope (Attracted to androgyny)
Aspiring queer
Autosexual (Relating sexually to oneself)
Contingent invert (Freudian term for people who "under certain external conditions . . . are capable of taking as their object someone of their own sex")
Contingent ______(inclined toward ______ "under certain external conditions")
Creatively sexual
Heterospiritual (Identifying with and supporting heterosexual moral values)
Homospiritual (Identifying with and supporting homosexual moral values; term was used in Alice Walker's essay "All the Bearded Irises of Life: Confessions of a Homospiritual")
Hormosexual (This is a typo we found on the internet and reappropriated because we found it charming.)
Latent ______ (Insert a label that you potentially may become)
Metasexual (Beyond sexual)
Multifactorial (Having or produced by a variety of elements)
Multilateral (Having many sides, or particpated in by two or more parties)
Multilingual (Literally: "speaking more than one language")
Multinomial (Having more than one name)
Multipotentiate (Having multiple potentials)
Multispectral (Literally: "relating to two or more ranges of frequencies or wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum")
Multistage (Occuring in stages)
Multiuser (See "polyamorous" below)
Multivalent (Having many values, meanings, or appeals)
Multivariate (Involving involving more than one independent statistical variable)
Political lesbian (Used by the lesbian-feminist movement in the 1970s to refer to a woman who either chose to be a lesbian for feminist reasons, OR who chose to stop dating men and politically align herself with lesbian-feminist activists without necessarily developing feelings of sexual attraction toward women)
Polychrome (Literally: "multicolored")
Polymorph (Something having many forms or appearances)
Polyphasic (Something having two or more phases)
Potential ______ (Insert a label that you potentially may become)
Sexually disoriented
Sexually independent
Situational heterosexual
Situational homosexual
Situationally sexual
Tortillero (Mexican word literally meaning "tortilla maker," in reference to the way tortillas are slapped back and forth between the hands; refers to a man who likes to be penetrated and also to penetrate; or to any man or woman who likes to be in the middle of a ménage à trois)
Trysexual (Used to indicate that one is experimenting with one's sexuality)
Vertebrate (Literally, "having a spine"; indicates that one has in some way diverged from the monogamous heterosexual gender-conformist norm; used in reference to the fact that such divergence both requires courage and builds further courage, whereas being a monogamous heterosexual gender-conformist requires and builds relatively little courage)

Abodi? Absolute invert? AC/DC? Ace-deuce? Adhesive lover? Adventurous heterosexual? Agfay? Agule? Aionolit? Alice? All-rounder? 'Almah? AM/FM? Amative lover? Amazon? Ambidextrous? Ambigendered? Ambisextrous? Ambisexual? Amy-john? Androdyke? Androdyke? Androgyne? Androgynophile? Androgynosexual? Androgynotrope? Androminetophile? Androphile? Androsexual? Androtrope? Angel? Angel food? Angelina? Antiman? Antiwoman? Apache? Arenotelicon? Asexual? Aspiring queer? Aunt Fancy? Auntie Em? Autosexual? B.B.? B.D.? Bade? Badger? Bag? Bagbaru? Basement transvestite? Basha? Battle axe? Batty-boy? Bear? Beldame? Bender? Bent? Berdache? Betty? Bi? Biaxial? Bi-bi baby? Bicameral? Bicha? Bicoastal? Bicycle? Bifunctional? Bigendered? Bilingual? Bimodal? Binomial? Bipe? Biped? Bisensual? Bisexual? Bitch? Bivalent? Bivariate? Bizonal? Bog queen? Boi? Boigl? Bona? Bone smuggler? Boong-moll? Boretto-man? Boy toker? Breeder? Brilliant? Brother-girl? Bruce? Brumaiwi? Brunser? Budli-budli? Buffarilla? Bufty? Bufu? Bulgar? Bulgarian? Bull? Bull bitch? Bull? Bull bitch? Bulldagger? Bulldyke? Bulldyke? Buller? Bunny boy? Butch dyke? Butch grrl? Buttercup? Butterfly boy? Buyazi? Byke? Califia? Capon? Cat? Catamite? Catcher? CD? Cha-cha queen? Charlie? Charlie? Charlotte Ann? Cheerful? Chichi? Chichifo? Chick with dick? Chubby Chaser? Church mouse? Clear? Clone? Closet queen? Clotheshorse? Cofeminator? Collar-and-tie? Comasculator? Congenital invert? Contingent invert? Contrarysexual? Cotquean? Coyote? Cream puff? Creatively gendered? Creatively sexual? Crooked? Cross-dresser? Cuilón? Culero? Curved? Daffodil? Dagger? Daisy? Daisy Duck? Dandy? Dandysette? Dash? Daughter of Bilitis? Derrick? Deviate? Diesel dyke? Diesel dyke? Dike? Dike-nwami? Dioning? Dioningin? Double-jointed? Double-life woman? Double-life man? Drag monarch? Drag queen? Drag butch? Drag king? Drinker from both taps? Duck? Ducky? Ducky? Dunt? Dutch girl? Dyke? Dyke tyke? Dykeosaurus? Dyna? Eerquay? Effie? Ego-dystonic heterosexual? Ego-dystonic homosexual? Elxa? Eonist? Epanga? Ephebophile? Epicene? Equal Opportunity Lover? Etelle? Ethel? Evirationist? Ex-gay? Ex-man? Ex-straight? Ex-woman? F2M? Faddle? Faerie? Fag hag? Fag? Faggot? Fagola? Faigelah? Fairy lady? Fairy? Faka fafini? False transvestite? Family member? Fancy man? Fantail? Faygele? Feigele? Fellow? Female impersonator? Fembo? Feminine impersonator? Feminosexual? Fence-sitter? Finocchio? Flamer? Flaming? Flexible? Flip? Flip-flop? Flit? Flower? Fluff? Fluff? Folle? Foop? Freak? Fribble? Friend of Dorothy's? Frocio? Fruit? Fruit for monkeys? Fruit loop? Fruit plate? Fruitcake? Fruiter? Fruit-fly? FTM? Funny? Gal officer? Galboy? Ganymede? Gay? Gay lady? Gay caballero? Gaybert? Gaycat? Gaychick? Gayola? Gear? Gender dysphoric? Gender euphoric ? Gender outlaw? Gender refusenik? Gender transgressor? Gender trash? Gender variant? Genderbender? Genderbender? Genderbreaker? Genderfree? Genderfucker? Genderqueer? Gentlemiss? Ghoti? Gillette blade? Gina la salsa? Ginger? Ginger beer?

Girlboy? Girljock? Gladys? Goluboy? Gonsel? Goose girl? Goudou? Gougnotte? Greedy? Greek? Green and yellow fellow ? Grim? Grousse? Grrrl? Guevedoche? Gump? Gunzel? Gussie? Gynander? Gynandroid? Gynandromorph? Gynominetophile? Gynophile? Gynosexual? Gynotrope? Hairy fairy? Hairy Mary? Haja? Half-and-half? Handbag boy? Happy? Haricot? Harpy? Hasie? Hatshepsut? Hawk? He Hwa? Heemaneh? Heesh? He-female? Hen? Hen-hussy? Hesexual? He-she? Hem? Hermaphrodite? Hesh? Het? Hetero? Heteroeroticist? Heterogendered? Heterophile? Heterosensual? Heterosexual? Heterosexualist? Heterospiritual? Heterotrope? Heterovestite? Himmer? Hock? Hollywood hustler? Hom? Hommasse? Homo? Homoeroticist? Homogendered? Homophile? Homosensual? Homosexual? Homosexualist? Homospiritual? Homotrope? Homovestite? Hormosexual? Horse's hoof? Hoyden? Huckle? Humangendered? Humansexual? Hundert-funf-und-siebziger? Hwami? Indiscriminate? Indorser? Invert? Invertebrate? Iron? Iron hoof? Isangoma? Isoeroticist? Isophile? Isophyl? Isosexual? It? Jasper? Jessie? Jesuit? Jocker? Joey? John-and-John? Jota? Joto? Juicy fruit? Kamp? Kathoey? Katsotse? Khanith? Ki-ki? King? King Lear? Kinsey six? Kinsey zero? Kinsey three? Kitesha? Knick-knack? Kokwima? Ko'lhamana? Korophile? Koskalaka? Kurami? Kwe'rhaame? Kwol-aatmo? Lacy lad? Lad-lass? Ladyboy? Lady-lover? Latent heterosexual? Latent homosexual? Latent? Lavender? Lavender cowboy? Lemon? Lemonade? Les-be-friends? Lesbian? Lesbianka? Lesbica? Lesbo? Lesbyterian? Leslie? Lezz? Lezzie? Lezzo? Lhamana? Light in the loafers? Lightfoot? Lily? Lipstick butch? Lipstick lesbian? Lizzie? Lollipop? Lumberjack? M2F? M2W? Machera? Macho? Madge-cove? Madge-cull? Makaho? Male impersonator? Malkin? Mama man? Mampala? Mandrake? Mandyke? Mandyke? Manflora? Manhole inspector? Man-identified woman? Man-identified man? Man-lover? Man-loving woman? Man-loving man? Margery? Maricon? Maricona? Mariposa? Mariquita? Mars bar? Mary? Mary Ann? Masculine impersonator? Masculosexual? Maud? May tag? Mayate? Meacock? Member of the choir? Member of the club? Member of the family? Member of the team? Member of the union? Metagendered? Metaphysical? Metasensual? Metasexual? Mietje? Milquetoast? Min? Mince? Minny? Mintie? Minty? Miss It? Miss Thing? Moe? Moffie? Moffie? Mole? Moll? Molly? Molly-mop? Monarch? Moonlighter? Morphodyte? Mo-tho? Moumoune? Mouse? MTF? MTW? Muffet? Multifactorial? Multifunctional? Multigendered? Multilateral? Multilayered? Multilingual? Multimedia? Multinomial? Multipotentiate? Multisensual? Multisexual? Multispectral? Multistage? Multiuser? Multivalent? Multivariate? Mundane? Muscle moll? Muscle Mary? Musical? Muskobanja? Mutarajjulat? Mzili? Nadleehi asdzaan? Nance? Nancy boy? Neither Arthur nor Martha? Nellie? Nervous? Neutrois? Ngochane? Nice enough? Ninauposkitzipspe? No name? Nonconformist? Nondiscriminating? Nondiscriminatory? Nongendered? Non-heterosexual? Non-op transsexual? Nonsexual? Not picky? Ntalha? Nudger? Omi-polone? Omnisexual? One of those? One of us? Open-minded? Oscar? Pandaka? Pangendered?

Pansexual? Pansy? Pantonaluda? Pato? Pédale? Person? Pineapple? Pirujo? Pitcher? Pixie? Platonist? Plugs in both ways? Poggler? Political lesbian? Polone-omi? Polychrome? Polygendered? Polymorph? Polymorphous pervert? Polyphasic? Polysensual? Polysexual? PoMogendered? PoMosexual? Ponce? Poof? Poofter? Poove? Poppa? Posestra? Powder puff? Pre-gay? Pretty-boy? Princess? Psychological hermaphrodite? Psychosexual hermaphrodite? Puff? Punk? Pure silk? Purple? Quaggot? Queen Kong? Queen? Queer? Queer straight? Queer to the queer? Queerer? Quester? Questioner? Questioning? Quiff? Quince? Rabbit? Raleigh bike? Recast? Repressed? Rice queen? Ripe fruit? Rough trade? Royalty? Ruffle? S/he? Sad? Sakwo'mapi akikiwan? Salmacian? Salzikrum? Same Gendered Lover? Sapphist? Sappho? Sarasa? Schwuchtel? Scrat? Screaming queen? Self-owner? Senp'aa? Sergeant? Sexual invert? Sexual outlaw? Sexual disorienter? Sexually disoriented? Sexually independent? Shandy? Shapeshifter? She'chorne? Sheena? Sheep-herder? She-male? Shesexual? Shih-niang? Shim? Shinjuku boy? Shirtlifter? Shiva? Shunter? Sie? Similisexual? Similitrope? Similitrope? Sis? Sissy-boy? Sistagirl? Sister? Sister-boy? Situational heterosexual? Situational homosexual? Situationally sexual? Six? Skippy? Slacks? So? Soapy? Sod? Sodomite? Soft? Song-and-dance? Spiritual hermaphrodite? Spurge? Stoke-on-Trent? Stone butch? Straight? Straight-dresser? Stuffer? Sweet? Sweetie? Swings both ways? Swish? Switch hitter? T*? Taikwahni wa'ippe'? Taikwahni tainnapa'? Takarazuka? Tante? Team player? Teapot? Techno-winkte? Teen queen? Temperamental? TG? Third sex? Thon? Three? Three-dollar bill? Tidda? Tinkerbell? Tom? Tomboy? Tommy? Tommy? Tonk? Tootsie? Tortillero? Tourist? Town shift? Tranny? Trannyboy? Trannychick? Trannydude? Trannyfag? Trannygirl? Trannyguy? Trannyhawk? Trans? Transcatcher? Transcendent? Transchap? Transchaser? Transdame? Transdamsel? Transdude? Transdyke? Transexual? Transfag? Transfan? Transfellow? Transgal? Transgendered? Transgenderist? Transgentleman? Transguy? Transhag? Translady? Transman? Transsexual? Transsexualist? Transvestite? Transwoman? Tribade? Tribadist? Triss? Trizz? Truck dyke? Tryke? Trysexual? TS? Turk? Tutti-frutti? TV? Twink? Twinkie? Twixter? Two-spirit? Ubhatobyanjanaka? Uelscratta? Undercover man? Unhappy? Unman? Unpredictable? Unwoman? Uphill gardener? Uraniad? Uranian? Uranodioning? Uranodioningin? Urning? Urningin? Usher? Variant? Versatile? Vertebrate? Viado? Virago? Vot? Vrille? W2M? Waeponwifestre? Waffle? Wakashu? Walevi? Warhameh? Warharmi? Warme Schwester? Warmer Brüder? Wasaga? Wasagaji? Weekend warrior? Wicker? Wikami? Winkte? Winkte winyan? Wiya numpa? Wizbit? Wobo? Wolf? Woman-identified woman? Woman-lover? Woman-loving woman? Woman-loving man? Womyn-identified womyn? Womyn-loving womyn? Wonk? Woodworker? Woofter? Woolly-woofter? Wor sitabane? WTM? Xanith? X-dresser? XDR? Yaika bonsango? Yin-yang? Yonic man? Yo-yo? Zami? Zero? Zwischenstufer?

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