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What does LGBT mean?

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LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. It's a term used to describe types of sexual orientation.

SOURCES:

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States: "Questions and Answers: LGBTQ Youth Issues" and "Talk About Sex."

American Psychiatric Association: "Sexual Orientation."

Advocates for Youth: "I Think I Might Be Gay, Now What Do I Do?" and "Frequently Asked Questions."

Pew Research Center: "The Global Divide on Homosexuality," June 2013.

 

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on October 26, 2017

SOURCES:

Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States: "Questions and Answers: LGBTQ Youth Issues" and "Talk About Sex."

American Psychiatric Association: "Sexual Orientation."

Advocates for Youth: "I Think I Might Be Gay, Now What Do I Do?" and "Frequently Asked Questions."

Pew Research Center: "The Global Divide on Homosexuality," June 2013.

 

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on October 26, 2017

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