LGBTQ or LGBTQ+ are acronyms that mean lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer. The “+” is used to be inclusive of others, such as 2 for two-spirit; an additional Q for questioning; P for pansexual or pan gender; I for intersex; and A’s for ally or asexual. This term is dynamic and is always evolving, so memorizing the list is less important than simply being respectful of and using the terms that individuals prefer.

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