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Valerie Mmanthe Mampshika,[ Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English].

The LGBT community is a loosely defined classification of lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgenders, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements. These communities generally celebrate pride, diversity, individuality, and sexuality which might not be accepted in society at times,because elders fail to understand the new identities of their family members who make up the LGBT community.

Numerous individuals have been coming of the closet since the early 90’s and they receive adequate support for their new identities.Other individuals are encouraged to treat them like normal people and they should refrain from using labels when they address them.

LESBIANS which represents the “L”
Are defined as women who endure physical, romantic, and/or emotional attraction to other women. Some lesbians may prefer to be identified as gay or as gay women.

GAYS which represents the “G”
The adjective is used to describe people who endure physical, romantic, and/or emotional attractions are to people of the same sex. Sometimes lesbian is the preferred term for women.

BISEXUALS which represents the “B”
Are people who have the capacity to form and endure physical, romantic, and/or emotional attractions to individuals of the same gender or to those of another gender. People may experience this attraction in various ways and degrees over their lifetime. Bisexual people need not have had specific sexual experiences to be bisexual; in fact, they need not have had any sexual experience at all to be identified as a bisexual.

Transgender which represents the “T”
Is an umbrella term for individuals whose gender identity and/or gender expression varies from what is typically associated with the sex they were assigned at birth. People under the transgender umbrella may describe themselves using one or more of a wide variety of terms— including transgender. Many transgender people are prescribed hormones by their doctors to bring their bodies into alignment with their gender identity which they prefer. Some undergo surgery as well,but not all transgender people can or will take those steps, and a transgender identity is not dependent upon physical appearance or medical procedures.

QUEER which represents the “Q”
An adjective utilized by some individuals whose sexual orientation is not exclusively heterosexual. Typically, for those who identify as queer, the terms lesbian, gay, and bisexual are perceived to be too limiting and/or fraught with cultural connotations they feel don’t apply to them. Some people may use queer, or genderqueer, to describe their gender identity and/or gender expression. Once considered a pejorative term, queer has been reclaimed by some LGBTQ individuals to describe themselves; however, it is not a universally accepted term in societies even within the LGBTQ community.

Respect and understanding goes a long way and those are the two components which might reduce confusion in the lives of heterosexuals.

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