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  • Initialism of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual community. (a politically correct self-designation)

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An initialism for "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual", used as a self-designation in United States gay rights activism since about 1990. Attested since 1988 (Research, policy and practice: Annual meeting, American Educational Research Association Verlag AERA, 1988). (Wiktionary)

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