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Sexual and Gender Minorities MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Sexual and Gender Minorities
Tree Number(s)
M01.270.988
Unique ID
D000072339
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072339
Scope Note
Individuals including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, gender non-conforming people, and other populations whose sexual orientation or GENDER IDENTITY and reproductive development is considered outside cultural, societal, or physiological norms.
Entry Term(s)
Bisexuals
GLBT Persons
Gays
Gender Diverse
Gender Minorities
Homosexuals
LBG Persons
LGBT Persons
LGBTQ
LGBTQ Persons
LGBTQIA
Lesbians
Lesbigay Persons
Men Who Have Sex With Men
Non-Heterosexual Persons
Non-Heterosexuals
Queers
Sexual Dissidents
Sexual Minorities
Women Who Have Sex With Women
Previous Indexing
Bisexuality (1990-2016)
Homosexuality (1986-2016)
Transgender Persons (2013-2016)
Transsexualism (2001-2016)
See Also
Bisexuality
Homosexuality
Homosexuality, Female
Homosexuality, Male
Public MeSH Note
2018; was SEXUAL MINORITIES 2017; for BISEXUALS see BISEXUALITY 1996-2016; for LESBIANS use HOMOSEXUALITY, FEMALE 1995-2016; for HOMOSEXUALS use HOMOSEXUALITY 1989-2016; for QUEERS use HOMOSEXALITY 2016-2017; for GAYS use HOMOSEXUALITY 1995-2016
History Note
2018; was SEXUAL MINORITIES 2017; for BISEXUALS use BISEXUALITY 1996-2016; for LESBIANS see HOMOSEXUALITY, FEMALE 1995-2016; for HOMOSEXUALS see HOMOSEXUALITY 1989-2016; for QUEERS see HOMOSEXALITY 2016-2017; for GAYS see HOMOSEXUALITY 1995-2016
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2023/06/01
Sexual and Gender Minorities Preferred
Homosexuals Narrower
Bisexuals Narrower
Gender Minorities Related
Gays Narrower
Lesbians Narrower
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