LGBT is an initialism that collectively refers to the "lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender" community. 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 initialism has become mainstream as a self-designation and has been adopted by the majority "sexuality and gender identity-based" community centers and media in the United States and some other English-speaking countries. The term LGBT is intended to emphasize a diversity of "sexuality and gender identity-based cultures" and is sometimes used to refer to anyone who is non-heterosexual or cisgender instead of exclusively to people who are homosexual, bisexual, or transgender. To recognize this inclusion, a popular variant adds the letter Q for those who identify as queer and/or are questioning...
What is the matter with the Supreme court!!?? I thought this was the only institution in India which was sane but I have my doubts now!! CONSENSUAL GAY SEX among two adults is ILLEGAL??? What? In an era when India is hosting Gay pride parades and p more »
Anjali Garg started the Discussion
on Dec 12, 2013 , 11:20 am
Will the govt support LGBT rights?
After Supreme Court's shocking ruling which says, 'Gay Sex is a crime', the entire LGBT community in India is in mourning. So now my point is, will the government come out in full support of the LGBT community, even though LGBT community constitutes more »