LGBT or GLBT is an initialism that staunds for lesbian, gay, bisexual, an transgender. In uise syne the 1990s, the term is an adaptation o the initialism LGB, which wis uised tae replace the term gay in reference tae the LGBT commonty beginnin in the mid-tae-late 1980s. Activists believit that the term gay commonty did no accurately represent aw thae tae that it referred.
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