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LGBT (or GLBT) is an initialism used since the 1990s as a self-designation by what was formerly known as the "gay community". It refers collectively to "lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender" people. In use since the 1990s, the term "LGBT" is an adaptation of the initialism "LGB", which itself started replacing the phrase "gay community" beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s, which many within the community in question felt did not accurately represent all those to whom it referred.

The term LGBT is intended to emphasize a diversity of "sexuality and gender identity-based cultures" and is someti...more

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Full Disclosure (Nice Guys, #2)
Love Is the Drug
The Understatement of the Year (The Ivy Years, #3)
Adult Onset
How to Train Your Dom in Five Easy Steps
Fever Pitch (Love Lessons, #2)
No One Needs to Know
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  • Maxine Wore Black by Nora Olsen
    Maxine Wore Black
    Release date: Oct 01, 2014
    An LGBTQ retelling of Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca for a YA audience!

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    Restless Beauty: A Fractured Faerie Tale
    Release date: Aug 06, 2014
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    It's astonishing the amount of time that certain straight people devote to gay sex - trying to determine what goes where and how often. They can't imagine any system outside their own, and seem obsessed with the idea of roles, both in bed and out of it. Who calls whom a bitch? Who cries harder when the cat dies? Which one spends the most time in the bathroom? I guess they think that it's that cut-and-dried, though of course it's not. Hugh might do the cooking, and actually wear an apron while he...more
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