What does gender nonconforming mean?

A gender nonconforming person doesn’t subscribe to gender expressions or roles that society at large expects them to.

This term is sometimes abbreviated as GNC. 

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The world is increasingly accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, but it isn't always easy to understand the different sub-communities and nuances. In part due to the censorship in sex education and the mainstream media (hello from Singapore), many find themselves stumped by some of the terms relating to the LGBTQ+ community. 

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We've created a massive glossary of 69+ LGBT-related terms, built on multiple sources and expanded upon with easy-to-understand examples so that you can get a grasp on all of these terms. 

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Our enamel pins range from the super-subtle to super in-your-face, and covers identities from ace to trans. Each of our notebooks contain an LGBTQ+ Glossary at the end, which makes them a great gift for those who want to learn more about the community (and also those who need to learn more about the community). 

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