[Ads-l] LGBTQPlus

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 30 18:20:39 EDT 2018


To my way of thinking, the "-Plus" logically includes I's, A's, and all
others still to be identified.

JL

On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 1:21 PM Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
wrote:

> It’s not clear to me what is redundant. The “plus” part could refer to
> allies or people with various affectional orientations (a new term to me).
>
> Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT#Other_variants <
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT#Other_variants>) says that Q can be
> queer or questioning.
>
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>
> > On 30 Aug 2018, at 08:56, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >
> > A news story from Denver references "LGBTQPlus" students.
> >
> > That would seem to be logically definitive, but Google also reveals the
> > redundant "LGBTQIA+."
> >
> > Of interest:
> >
> > https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/diversity-inclusion/LGBTQI/LGBTQ-Plus.html
> >
>
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