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Study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity usually focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender dysphoria, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex people and cultures. Wikipedia

  • Queer

    Umbrella term for sexual and gender minorities who are not heterosexual or are not cisgender. Originally meaning "strange" or "peculiar", queer came to be used pejoratively against those with same-sex desires or relationships in the late 19th century. Wikipedia

  • LGBTQI health in South Korea

    The health access and health vulnerabilities experienced by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex (LGBTQI) community in South Korea are influenced by the state’s continuous failure to pass anti-discrimination laws that prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The construction and reinforcement of the South Korean national subject, “kungmin,” and the basis of Confucianism and Christianity perpetuates heteronormativity, homophobia, discrimination, and harassment towards the LGBTQI community. Wikipedia

  • LGBT culture

    Culture shared by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals. Sometimes referred to as queer culture , while the term gay culture may be used to mean "LGBT culture" or to refer specifically to homosexual culture. Wikipedia

  • Support organization that provides a spiritual and social community to current and former Seventh-day Adventists who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual and/or intersex , and have felt hurt or rejected because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. SDA Kinship offers them the compassion and support perceived to not be available within the organized Adventist Church. Wikipedia

  • Growing American Youth

    Social support organization for youth who live in or near St. Louis, Missouri, and who are 21 and under and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, asexual, or who are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity. Growing American Youth has been serving St. Louis area youth since 1979. Wikipedia

  • LGBT

    Initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. Adaptation of the initialism , which began to replace the term gay in reference to the broader LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. Wikipedia

  • Depiction or portrayal of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people in media. Commonly used to include all non-heterosexual sexual orientations and gender identities represented in shorthand. Wikipedia

  • LGBT stereotypes

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) stereotypes are conventional, formulaic generalizations, opinions, or images based on the sexual orientations or gender identities of LGBT people. Increased reliance on generalizations. Wikipedia

  • Gender and sexual diversity (GSD), or simply sexual diversity, refers to all the diversities of sex characteristics, sexual orientations and gender identities, without the need to specify each of the identities, behaviors, or characteristics that form this plurality. In the Western world, generally simple classifications are used to describe sexual orientation (heterosexuals, homosexuals and bisexuals), gender identity (transgender and cisgender), and related minorities (intersex), gathered under the acronyms LGBT or LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual people, and sometimes intersex people); however, other cultures have other ways of understanding the sex and gender systems. Wikipedia

  • Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures

    Sexuality and gender identity-based cultures are subcultures and communities composed of people who have shared experiences, backgrounds, or interests due to common sexual or gender identities. Among the first to argue that members of sexual minorities can also constitute cultural minorities were Adolf Brand, Magnus Hirschfeld, and Leontine Sagan in Germany. Wikipedia

  • LGBT social movements

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) social movements are social movements that advocate for LGBT people in society. Social movements may focus on equal rights, such as the 2000s movement for same-sex marriage, or they may focus on liberation, as in the gay liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of notable events in the history of non-heterosexual conforming people of African ancestry, who may identify as LGBTIQGNC , men who have sex with men, or related culturally specific identities. This timeline includes events both in Africa, the Americas and Europe and in the global African diaspora, as the histories are very deeply linked. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of notable events in the history of non-heterosexual conforming people of Asian and Pacific Islander ancestry, who may identify as LGBTIQGNC , men who have sex with men, or related culturally-specific identities. This timeline includes events both in Asia and the Pacific Islands and in the global Asian and Pacific Islander diaspora, as the histories are very deeply linked. Wikipedia

  • LGBT movements in the United States

    Interwoven history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied movements in the United States of America, beginning in the early 20th century and influential in achieving social progress for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people. Political ideology and social movement that advocate for the full acceptance of LGBT people in society. Wikipedia

  • Transgender history

    Transgender history, in the broadest sense, includes examples of gender variance and gender nonconformity in cultures worldwide since ancient times. Prior to the coining of the modern term "transgender", opinions of how to categorize these people and identities can vary. Wikipedia

  • LGBT community

    Loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements. These communities generally celebrate pride, diversity, individuality, and sexuality. Wikipedia

  • Closeted and in the closet are adjectives for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBTQ+ people who have not disclosed their sexual orientation or gender identity and aspects thereof, including sexual identity and sexual behavior. Hiding part of their identity because of social pressure. Wikipedia

  • List of webcomics with LGBT characters

    List of some of the many webcomics featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise LGBTQ content. Inappropriate for children, or the perception that comics as a medium were for children. Wikipedia

  • Field of studies that focus on the issues met by people at the intersection of Filipino American and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender identities. Like queer studies, Filipino American LGBT Studies spans multiple disciplines, such as history, psychology, sociology, and political science. Wikipedia

  • We Are Family (LGBTQI+ charity)

    Nonprofit organization providing support and resources to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex (LGBTQI) youth in the Charleston, South Carolina area. Founded in 1995 in Charleston by Tom Myers as a support group for gay youth after his son came out as gay. Wikipedia

  • LGBT themes in Hindu mythology

    LGBT themes in Hindu Epics involve Hindu deities or heroes whose attributes or behavior can be interpreted as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or as having elements of gender variance and non-heterosexual sexuality. Traditional Hindu literary sources do not speak of homosexuality directly, but changes of sex, homoerotic encounters, and intersex or third gender characters are often found both in traditional religious narratives such as the Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana and Puranas as well as in regional folklore. Wikipedia

  • Formal diagnosis for children who experience significant discontent (gender dysphoria) due to a mismatch between their assigned sex and gender identity. Used by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) until it was renamed gender dysphoria in children in 2013 with the release of the DSM-5. Wikipedia

  • Homosexuality

    Romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender. Enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same sex. Wikipedia

  • Sexual orientation

    Enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender. Sometimes identified as the fourth category. Wikipedia

  • Support and advocacy group for persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning LGBT community. Founded by Jordan Ess in 2013. Wikipedia

  • Group whose sexual identity, orientation or practices differ from the majority of the surrounding society. Primarily used to refer to LGB or non-heterosexual individuals, it can also refer to transgender, non-binary (including third gender ) or intersex individuals. Wikipedia

  • Gay–straight alliance

    Student-led or community-based organization, found in middle schools and high schools as well as colleges and universities, primarily in the United States and Canada, that is intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children, teenagers, and youth as well as their cisgender heterosexual allies. In middle schools and high schools, GSAs are overseen by a responsible teacher. Wikipedia

  • Gender studies

    Interdisciplinary academic field devoted to analysing gender identity and gendered representation. It includes women's studies (concerning women, feminism, gender, and politics), men's studies and queer studies. Wikipedia

  • Anti-LGBT rhetoric

    Anti-LGBT rhetoric are themes, catchphrases, and slogans that have been used against homosexuality or other non-heterosexual sexual orientations in order to demean lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. They range from the demeaning and the pejorative to expressions of hostility towards homosexuality which are based on religious, medical, or moral grounds. Wikipedia

  • OutHistory

    Website about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and heterosexual history, and, more generally, gender and sexual history. Almanac, archive, article, bibliography, book, encyclopedia, library, and museum. Wikipedia

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