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LGBT: Initialism for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons
LGBT or GLBT 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 began to replace the term gay in reference to the broader LGBT community beginning in the mid-to-late 1980s. The initialism, as well as some of its common variants, functions as an umbrella term for sexuality and gender identity.

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LGBTQ supporters march in Kyiv and in Belgrade [Video]

LGBTQ supporters march in Kyiv and in Belgrade

Thousands of people gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to take part in the annual Pride march in support of the country's LGBTQ community.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published

Tampa Pride on the River | Morning Blend [Video]

Tampa Pride on the River | Morning Blend

Tampa Pride on the River

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Thousands march at Pride Parade in Copenhagen [Video]

Thousands march at Pride Parade in Copenhagen

Thousands of people march through the streets of Copenhagen in Denmark to celebrate and defend LGBTI+ equality around the world.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
Thousands took part in the Amsterdam Pride Walk [Video]

Thousands took part in the Amsterdam Pride Walk

In Amsterdam, thousands of people take part in the Pride Walk, the demonstration for equal rights for the LGBTI community. The protest march is part of the annual Pride Week, which started last..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:00Published
DaBaby apologizes to LGBTQ+ community for ‘hurtful and triggering comments’ [Video]

DaBaby apologizes to LGBTQ+ community for ‘hurtful and triggering comments’

On August 2, DaBaby took to social media to explain and apologize for his homophobic remarks at Rolling Loud Miami.

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