LGBT

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See also: lgbt and LGBT+

English[edit]

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 LGBT on Wikipedia
A six-band rainbow flag representing LGBT

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier LGB. Attested since 1988. Used as a self-designation in United States gay rights activism since about 1990.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛl dʒiː biː tiː/

Noun[edit]

LGBT (countable and uncountable, plural LGBTs)

  1. Initialism of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender/transsexual (community).
    Synonym: GLBT
    Hyponyms: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual
  2. (chiefly in the plural) A member of the LGBT community.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Additional letters are sometimes added, such as 'Q' for queer or questioning, 'I' for intersex, 'P' for pansexual, 'A' for asexual, etc.
  • The sequence of the letters is sometimes switched to GLBT.
  • When speaking only of sexuality, but not gender, the abbreviations LGB or GLB may be used.[2]
  • Often the term queer is used as an alternative shorthand for all gender-non-conforming behavior, including homosexuality and bisexuality, but this may be controversial; see the notes there.

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Adjective[edit]

LGBT

  1. Being or pertaining to (members of) the LGBT community.
    • 2010, Geoffrey Nelson, Isaac Prilleltensky, Community Psychology: In Pursuit of Liberation and Well-Being (→ISBN):
      This differential treatment in both the community of culture and mainstream white LGBT community may lead some LGBT people of colour to experience varying degrees of visibility and invisibility within these communities, and their identity as a LGBT person may change depending on the cultural context.
    Synonym: GLBT
    Hyponyms: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual

See also[edit]

(LGBT)


References[edit]

  1. ^ American Educational Research Association Verlag AERA (1988), “Research, policy and practice: Annual meeting”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]
  2. ^ Katherine Cox, Sexual Orientation, in Death, Dying, and Social Differences (edited by David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, Sheila Payne, published in 2011), page 197:
    Trans communities
    Although the umbrella term LGBT makes pragmatic sense, there are compelling arguments to treat transgendered people as distinct from LGB communities: gender identity is clearly distinct from sexual identity (Dean et al., 2000) and to conflate the two risks ignoring the particular experiences of this ["trans"] group which is itself heterogeneous, comprising intersex individuals, androgynes, transvestites, and a whole range of others. Transgendered people [] can experience trans-phobia within LGB services and communities[.]

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Danish[edit]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

LGBT

  1. LGBT

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

LGBT (feminine singular LGBTe, masculine plural LGBTs, feminine plural LGBTes)

  1. LGBT; Initialism of lesbiennes, gays, bisexuels, transgenres.

See also[edit]

(LGBT)



Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English LGBT

Noun[edit]

LGBT(エル・ジー・ビー・ティー) (eru jī bī tī

  1. LGBT
    L(エル)G(ジー)B(ビー)T(ティー)(けん)()
    erujībītī no kenri
    LGBT rights

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Adjective[edit]

LGBT

  1. (Latin America) LGBT

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Turkish[edit]

Turkish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Adjective[edit]

LGBT

  1. LGBT