2SLGBTQ – An acronym for two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, or queer

Account Sharing – When two or more individuals share the same account, or when one player allows another player to use their account

Account Boosting – Using a higher tier account to unfairly increase the skill rating of another player

AFAB – An acronym for assigned female at birth

Agender – An individual who describes themselves as not having a gender

AMAB – An acronym for assigned male at birth

BIPOC – An acronym for black, indigenous, or people of color

Cisgender – An individual whose gender identity aligns with the gender they were assigned at birth

Discord – The voice and text chat software that Ganymede’s Girls uses. It can be found at https://discordapp.com.

Gender non-conforming – An individual that does not identify or present themselves within society’s general expectations of gender.

Intersectional – The idea that the social power structures of different groups of the people intersect and do not exist separately from one another. Groups such as gender, sexuality, race, class, and disability, among others, create an overlapping network of discrimination.

Non-binary – An individual who identifies as a gender that is neither man or woman.

Salt or Salty – A slang term for being sad or angry, usually for frivolous reasons.

Smurfing – Purposefully playing at a lower skill rank tier in order to unfairly overpower lower tier players

SR – An acronym for skill rank in Overwatch. The ranks are bronze, silver, gold, platinum, diamond, masters, grand masters, and top 500.

Transgender – An individual who identifies as a different gender than they were assigned at birth. When paired with the word man or woman, it refers to that person’s identified gender. A transgender man identifies as a man, and a transgender woman identifies as a woman.

Transition – The process in which a transgender individual changes from their gender assigned at birth, and the gender they identify as.

Two-spirit – A term inĀ Native American and Indigenous cultures that refers to having both a masculine and feminine spirit within their body

Woman-aligned – A term to describe that we welcome those who are comfortable being in an environment where women are the default. We welcome those who identify as women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming. We also welcome transgender men already within the community who still feel comfortable in a women-aligned space.