GaryTo.Life
GaryTo.Life
Jul 14, 2022
Special Episode: Pride Month & Disability Pride Month
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What is the meaning of LGBTQIA+?

L - lesbian

G - gay, 

B - bisexual, 

T - transgender, 

Q - queer has been used as an epithet/slur against people whose gender, gender expression and/or sexuality do not conform to dominant expectations and not fitting into social norms. 

I - intersex: An umbrella term to describe a wide range of natural body variations that do not fit neatly into conventional definitions of male or female.

A - asexual: A broad spectrum of sexual orientations generally characterized by feeling varying degrees of sexual attraction or a desires for partnered sexuality.

+ e.g. 

Non binary/Nonbinary/Non-binary: A gender identity and experience that embraces a full universe of expressions and ways of being that resonate for an individual, moving beyond the male/female gender binary. It may be an active resistance to binary gender expectations and/or an intentional creation of new unbounded ideas of self within the world.


Source from https://lgbtqia.ucdavis.edu/educated/glossary

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