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LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The term has been in use since the early 1990s as a way of addressing the political, cultural, and personal issues of concern to the LGBT community as well as the queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual communities.

The beauty in the in-between: Reclaiming my multi-dimensional identities
Because I'm 'passing,' my identities are at times privileged and at times oppressed.
Your heteronormative, cisnormative behaviors explained
It's time to stop making assumptions.
Sir Babygirl is a gender non-conforming pop music icon
The queen of queer memes is about to drop her first album.
Trans student films being harassed while in school bathroom stall (updated)
A woman broke into the stall, leaving the door open.
Twitter is falling in love with this anime’s zombie trans girl
Meet Lily Hoshikawa, trans Twitter's latest role model.
Trans/Sex: How estrogen changed my sex life
When I started HRT, I had to become my own sex ed teacher.
7 ways to embrace self-love on a very somber Trans Day of Remembrance
On one of the most difficult days of the year, don’t forget to look out for yourself.
There’s now a white nationalist video game where you can kill LGBTQ people in a nightclub
It's brought to you by the man best associated with the deadly Charlottesville rally.
Is self-love queerbaiting?
For a verse, Ariana Grande leads us on.
Red in the ‘Rainbow Wave’: At least 3 LGBTQ Republicans were elected to office
How do you represent a party that opposes your rights?
Victoria’s Secret exec says trans models aren’t hired ‘because the show is a fantasy’ (updated)
'Shouldn’t you have transsexuals in the show? No. No, I don’t think we should.'
Trans people celebrate Massachusetts’ history-making law keeping protections
68 percent of Massachusetts voters stood with transgender people on Tuesday.
What it’s like when your state is fighting over your trans kid’s right to exist
A Massachusettes ballot measure could put trans children in danger.
Spotify pulls ads for anti-trans campaign in Massachusetts after outcry
Users were dumping the service over the ad.
1,600 scientists sign open letter against defining gender as a binary
The signees include nine Nobel laureates.