TABLE 2

Using Gender Neutral Terms in the Psychosocial History

Heterosexist QuestionInstead Ask
“Do you have a girlfriend?”“Are you dating anybody?”
“Are you involved any romantic relationship?”
“What do you and your boyfriend do together?”“What do the 2 of you do together?”
“Tell me about your partner.”
“Are you and your girlfriend sexually active?”“Are you having sex?”
“Are the 2 of you in a sexual relationship?”