Although we have endeavored to make this site as accessible as possible to people who are unfamiliar with digital games or LGBTQ studies, we recognize that the meaning of some terms we use may not be universally known. We have pulled together a list of resources to help you track down terms you may be unfamiliar with, but if you are still having trouble feel free to email us directly.

For terms used in relation to LGBTQ people and communities:

The UC-Davis’s LGBTQIA Resource Center’s glossary

The Trans Student Educational Resources’ Gender Unicorn and definitions list

The Asexual Visibility and Education Network’s definitions list

The Intersex Society of North America’s FAQ


For game related terminology see:

The dictionary of video game theory companion to Jesper Juul’s book Half-Real

Wikipedia’s glossary of video game terms and list of video game genres

Fact Monster’s glossary of video game terms


If you know of other lists we should include here, please let us know!