Glossary: B

Burka

The burka is a one-piece veil that covers the face and body, often leaving a mesh screen to see through.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), or body dysmorphia, is a mental health condition where a person spends a lot of time worrying about flaws in their appearance. These flaws are often unnoticeable to others.

Bisexual

Sexually attracted not exclusively to people on particular gender; attracted to both men and women.

Bipolar

Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a condition that affects your moods, which can swing from one extreme to another.

Bigender

Denoting or relating to a person whose sense of personal identity encompasses two genders.

BAME

An acronym used to denote Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic individuals and communities.