Confused by ‘L.G.B.T.Q.Q. I.P.2S.A.A’? Gay Marriage Activists Explain

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from MRC,

For many years, the most popular acronym for those in the gay community has been “L.G.B.T,” which stands for Lesbian. Gay. Bisexual and Transgendered. Recently, they added the letter “Q”. The “Q” can stand for either “queer” or “questioning” (someone who still isn’t sure of their sexual identity).

This is where things get a bit complex. Once the gay rights movement began gaining power, all sorts of letters, representing all sorts of different sexual preferences, started to be added to the mix. As it now stands, the acronym has grown. The most-recently updated acronym is now:

“L.G.B.T.Q.Q.I.P.2S.A.A” ( Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, 2-Spirited, Asexual and Ally)

One young woman we spoke to identified herself as G.R.S.M or a Gender Sexual Romantic Minority.

Confused yet? Just wait.

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