Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Thu Aug 7 11:27:31 UTC 2014

On Aug 6, 2014, at 8:13 PM, Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:

> This is a new one on me:
> " It stands for Queer/Questioning Undecided Intersex Lesbian Transgender/Transsexual Bisexual Allied/Asexual Gay/Genderqueer. It is meant to be a more inclusive term than GLBT/LGBT and to be more pronounceable (and memorable) than some of the other variations or extensions on the GLBT/LGBT abbreviation."
> http://queerdictionary.tumblr.com/post/3899608042/quiltbag

a 2011 handout on acronyms in this domain (including QUILTBAG):

Categories and Labels: LGBPPTQQQEIOAAAF2/SGL ...
The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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