LGBT

LGBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which was used to replace the term gay in reference to the LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s.

The initialism LGBT is intended to emphasize a diversity of sexuality and gender identity-based cultures. It may be used to refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual or non-cisgender, instead of exclusively to people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. To recognize this inclusion, a popular variant adds the letter Q for those w
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Dark Roads
How We Fall Apart (How We Fall Apart, #1)
Where the Truth Lies
Redemptor (Raybearer, #2)
Afterparties
In My Dreams I Hold a Knife
The Desert Prince
The Witch Haven
If the Shoe Fits (Meant to Be, #1)
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