Understanding LGBTIQCAPGNGFNBA

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Ever wondered what does ‘+’ stand for in LGBT+

Lesbian: woman attracted towards a woman

Gay: man attracted towards a man

Bisexual: person attracted towards both men and women

Transgender: person who lives as a member of a gender other than that expected based on sex or gender assigned at birth

Intersex: Person both with a combination of male and female biological characteristics

Questioning: person exploring their gender identity and sexual orientation

Curious: person who doesn’t identify as bisexual but is just curious towards both men and women

Asexual: person who does not experience sexual attraction

Pansexual: person attracted towards members of all gender identities and expressions

Gender Nonconforming: person who either by nature or by choice does not conform to gender-based expectations of society

Gender-Fluid: person who does not identify themselves as having a fixed gender

Non-Binary: person who does not identify as either man or woman (third gender)

Androgynous: gender expression with elements of both masculinity and femininity

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