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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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PM says ending conversion therapy is ‘complex’, but ministers will ‘stamp it out’ [Video]

PM says ending conversion therapy is ‘complex’, but ministers will ‘stamp it out’

Boris Johnson has said ending conversion therapy is “technically complex” but insisted ministers will “stamp it out” after three LGBT advisers resigned in protest.The Prime Minister said he..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:49Published
MEPs vote to declare EU a 'freedom zone' for LGBT people [Video]

MEPs vote to declare EU a 'freedom zone' for LGBT people

It's a response to more than 100 municipalities in Poland declaring themselves zones free of LGBT people and ideology.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:01Published
Newt Gingrich Makes Absurd Transgender Claims [Video]

Newt Gingrich Makes Absurd Transgender Claims

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich made ridiculous claims about President Joe Biden’s LGBTQ policies in an interview with Fox News.

Credit: HuffPost NOW News     Duration: 01:09Published
रैपिड फायर राउंड में रिद्धि डोगरा ने जीता दिल, LGBT  [Video]

रैपिड फायर राउंड में रिद्धि डोगरा ने जीता दिल, LGBT

छोटे पर्दे के साथ ही ओटीटी पर भी धमाका कर चुकीं रिद्धि डोगरा जल्दी ही ऑल्ट..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 20:43Published
More U.S. adults identifying as LGBT [Video]

More U.S. adults identifying as LGBT

According to Gallup, the number of adults identifying as LGBT is on the rise, especially among Generation Z - those 18-23. What are the factors behind this shift, and is it generational?

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL     Duration: 06:17Published
US Vote for LGBTQ+ safeguards gets personal [Video]

US Vote for LGBTQ+ safeguards gets personal

The House of Representatives has passed a bill which would protect the LGBTQ+ community against discrimination, but it became personal when two legislators decided to show their support on either side..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:42Published

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