LGBTQ Alphabet Soup
LGBTQ? What do all these letters mean? Here is a quick break down.
L Lesbian: a woman who is sexually and romantically attracted to other women.
G Gay: a person who is sexually and romantically attracted to others of the same sex. Gay can refer to either men or women, but many women prefer the word lesbian.
B Bi-Sexual: a person who is sexually and romantically attracted to males and females.
T Transgender: a person whose gender identity or expression is different from their biological sex at birth. For example, a person who is born with a penis but feels like a woman.
Q Questioning: a person who is trying to figure out who they are sexually or romantically attracted to.
And here are a few more…
A Asexual: a person who is not sexually attracted to others.
H Heterosexual: a person who is sexually and romantically attracted to the opposite sex.
I Intersex: refers to a person whose body is not easy to identify as male or female. About 1 in 2000 babies has this medical condition.
Don’t like any of these letters? That is fine. You are not required to identify your sexual orientation by any letter.