Queer Identity

“Traditionally a pejorative term, queer has been appropriated by some LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people to describe themselves. However, it is not universally accepted even within the LGBT community and should be avoided unless describing someone who self-identifies that way or in a direct quote. When Q is seen at the end of “LGBT,” it typically means queer and/or questioning.” (http://www.glaad.org/reference/lgb)

 

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