The queer dictionary: Breaking down the long list of LGBTQ terminology

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The Queer Dictionary: Breaking Down The Long List Of LGBTQ Terminology
Terms like pansexual, omnisexual, and genderqueer have expanded the vocabulary we use to describe different identities.

These existential terms aim to be more inclusive by removing almost any identity exclusivity. With less restricting labels, the LGBTQ terminology has developed way further than the acronym suggests.

Has this identity labelling gone to far? Should we all just be considered as plain old 'folks' and humans? HuffPost Live breaks down the long list of LGBTQ terminology.

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