[Ads-l] LGBTQOI?

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Tue Jan 31 07:53:37 EST 2017

On 1/31/17 12:00 AM, ADS-L automatic digest system wrote:
> Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:36:49 -0500 From: Laurence Horn 
> <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> Subject: Re: LGBTQOI?
>> On Jan 29, 2017, at 10:49 PM, Dave Wilton<dave at WILTON.NET>  wrote:
>> I have seen un-ironic use of LGBTQTIQ2SA
>> (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, two-spirited, allied)
>> The order of the letters varies. Urban Dictionary has an entry for this dated 2010.
> Tricky part is turning it into a pronounceable acronym.  Where’s Vanna White when you need her?
> LH

You haven't seen/heard QUILTBAG? (Please don't ask me to identify all 
the words the acronym stands for: I can't remember them all).

---Amy West

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