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What is the meaning of LGBTQIA+?
L - lesbian
G - gay,
B - bisexual,
T - transgender,
Q - queer has been used as an epithet/slur against people whose gender, gender expression and/or sexuality do not conform to dominant expectations and not fitting into social norms.
I - intersex: An umbrella term to describe a wide range of natural body variations that do not fit neatly into conventional definitions of male or female.
A - asexual: A broad spectrum of sexual orientations generally characterized by feeling varying degrees of sexual attraction or a desires for partnered sexuality.
Non binary/Nonbinary/Non-binary: A gender identity and experience that embraces a full universe of expressions and ways of being that resonate for an individual, moving beyond the male/female gender binary. It may be an active resistance to binary gender expectations and/or an intentional creation of new unbounded ideas of self within the world.
Source from https://lgbtqia.ucdavis.edu/educated/glossary