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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Resources
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These companies are joining the multitude of nonprofit organizations working to make the lives of LGBTQ individuals better. Family Equality Council connects, supports, and represents the three million parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer in this country and their six million children. They work to ensure equality for LGBT families by building community, changing hearts and minds, and advancing social justice for all families. The GLBT National Help Center is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and those questioning their sexual orientation and gender identity. They have 15, local resources for cities and towns across the country.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Intersex Studies: Organizations
In use since the s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB , which began to replace the term gay in reference to the broader LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late s. It may refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual or non- cisgender , instead of exclusively to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Longer acronyms, with some being over twice as long as LGBT , have prompted criticism for their length,    and the implication that the acronym refers to a single community is also controversial. The first widely used term, homosexual , now carries negative connotations in the United States. As lesbians forged more public identities, the phrase "gay and lesbian" became more common.
Online voting for all ACA, division and region elections will begin Dec. The following answers are published as the candidates submitted them. They have not been edited. As a biracial Cherokee and Caucasian , two-spirited person who also identifies as bisexual, I experienced my own journey of coming out and honoring my identity as a strength. I also witnessed my brother, as a gay male, go on his difficult journey; both of us were influenced by counselors on our own paths.