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.

1,600 scientists sign open letter against defining gender as a binary
The signees include nine Nobel laureates.
Ad targeting gay candidate for governor mysteriously disappears before midterms
Did the anti-LGBTQ group have a change of heart?
Suicide hotline calls quadruple after Trump revealed anti-trans policy
The pain of having the validity of your existence attacked cannot be understated.
The witches taking over your TV are more queer, less white—and it’s about time
On 'Sabrina' and more, witches are finally representing those who best relate to their plight.
These artists want to educate you on the ‘ace’ spectrum for Asexual Awareness Week
Clearing up the misconceptions through comics and illustrations.
Beloved gay penguin couple welcomes adorable baby chick
This fuzzy baby is making history.
Tumblr gave me a safe space to come to terms with my asexuality
Scrolling through gray ace blogs, I suddenly felt less alone.
YouTube star Anna Akana comes out as queer during Streamys speech
'I guess I came out,' she later tweeted.
Gaming distributor GOG is under fire again over transphobic joke
The latest one follows Trump's anti-trans proposal.
I am proof that anti-trans messaging can have real, disturbing consequences
Even if Trump's proposals don't happen, the damage has already been done.
Trans people, don’t forget to take care of yourselves right now
It's OK to unplug from the news cycle and practice self-care.
Trans/Sex: Hookup apps are exhausting, especially if you’re a queer trans woman
Dick pics are only the beginning of my problems.
The Trump administration is working to erase trans and nonbinary identities
The potential change in law includes a stipulation that transgender people could be subject to genetic testing.
Anti-trans campaign repurposes women’s empowerment photo for its website
The image evokes the Women's March—without the Women's March message.
How a Facebook group helped me heal from religious trauma
I am Black, nonbinary, and queer—and the Jehovah's Witness community didn't want me.
Gender reveal parties are causing more devastation than trans people in bathrooms
The lengths people will go to care about gender can be quite dangerous.
Behold the ‘Rainbow wave’: 390 LGBTQ candidates will run in the general election
More than 600 queer people ran this year total, a record-breaking number.