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LGB replaced the term gay in reference to the LGBT community in the mid-to-late 1980s.
The L stands for lesbian – aka a woman who is attracted to other women, while the G stands for gay – aka a man who is attracted to other men.
They may themselves be fluid when it comes to gender or sexual identity.
: The plus sign is there to include anyone’s identity that doesn’t fall under another letter, so it’s for the LGBT’s related communities.
“The term has now been reclaimed by LGBT young people in particular who don’t identify with traditional categories around gender identity and sexual orientation,” the entry continues.
However, the organisation cautions, the term is “still viewed to be derogatory by some”.
Just because they don’t want to have sex, they still enjoy the communication, closeness, fun, trust and all the other stuff that a partnership can provide. Another A in the LGBT acronym can stand for ally, also known as a person who identifies as straight and cisgender but supports people in the LGBT community.
Pansexual is the P in the acronym, and refers to a person whose romantic, emotional and/or sexual attraction is not based on gender, biological sex or gender identity.
Another T for transvestite: A person who wear the clothes of the opposite sex, or cross-dresses.