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LGBT publications, pride parades, an relatit events, such as this stage at Bologna Pride 2008 in Italy, increasinly drop the LGBT ineetialism insteid o regularly addin new letters, an dealin wi issues o placement o those letters athin the new title.[1]

LGBT or GLBT is an initialism that staunds for lesbian, gay, bisexual, an transgender. In uise syne the 1990s, the term is an adaptation o the initialism LGB, which wis uised tae replace the term gay in reference tae the LGBT commonty beginnin in the mid-tae-late 1980s.[2] Activists believit that the term gay commonty didnae accurately represent aw thae tae that it referred.[3]

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  1. Cahill, Sean, and Bryan Kim-Butler. "Policy priorities for the LGBT community: Pride Survey 2006." New York, NY: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (2006).
  2. Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary, Volume 1, Part 1. Gale Research Co., 1985, ISBN 978-0-8103-0683-7. Factsheet five, Issues 32–36, Mike Gunderloy, 1989
  3. Swain, Keith W. (21 Juin 2007). "Gay Pride Needs New Direction". Denver Post. Retrieved 5 Julie 2008.